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The chaise soon came round to the front of the shop, and the baskets being put in first, I was put in next, and those three followed.
The black satellite came forward accordingly, and, producing from his basket a large pair of scales and several weights, he laid them at the feet of Front-de-B
The furniture, the hangings, the candles, the vases and the very flowers in their baskets, of which I could almost have told whence they came and what they cost, were bound to confine my imagination to the limits of a drawing-room quite as commonplace as any that, at least, had the excuse of not being in the cellars of the Opera.
Then Ali brought on the dessert, or rather took the baskets from the hands of the statues and placed them on the table.
Felicite would take slices of cold meat from the lunch basket and they would sit down and eat in a room next to the dairy.
She leaked fully, generously, overflowingly, all over - like a basket.
On the front seat of the coach there was one of those small baskets in which travelling ladies who are too delicate to appear at a public table generally carry a supply of gingerbread, biscuits and cheese, cold ham, and other light refreshments, merely to sustain nature to the journey's end.
Now, look you," said Little John, "I cannot see such dainty damsels as ye are carrying baskets along a highroad.
We went to a good many shops, adopting this principle at each one; and the consequence was that, by the time we had finished, we had as fine a collection of boys with baskets following us around as heart could desire; and our final march down the middle of the High Street, to the river, must have been as imposing a spectacle as Marlow had seen for many a long day.
Gentle Cecilia, sitting on the floor surrounded by good things, left it to the ingenuity of others to decide whether the baskets should be all emptied at once, or handed round
There we sat and stripped the faded leaves and stems from our spoil, making up the blossoms into bouquets to fill our baskets with sweetness.
Baskets suspended from steam-cranes permitted them to satisfy their curiosity.