I meant to give each of you some of this to take with you," said she, "but as there is so little toast
, you must have it now," and she proceeded to cut slices with a generous hand.
But in Raveloe village the bells rang merrily, and the church was fuller than all through the rest of the year, with red faces among the abundant dark-green boughs--faces prepared for a longer service than usual by an odorous breakfast of toast
Livesey were seated together, finishing a quart of ale with a toast
in it, before they should go aboard the schooner on a visit of inspection.
However, this bottle was NOT marked `poison,' so Alice ventured to taste it, and finding it very nice, (it had, in fact, a sort of mixed flavour of cherry-tart, custard, pine-apple, roast turkey, toffee, and hot buttered toast
,) she very soon finished it off.
A layer of dust forgotten by the feather-duster, a slice of toast
ill-made by Mariette, Josette's delay in closing the blinds when the sun came round to fade the colors of the furniture,--all these great little things gave rise to serious quarrels in which mademoiselle grew angry.
It comprised all that was required of the servant, from eight in the morning, exactly at which hour Phileas Fogg rose, till half-past eleven, when he left the house for the Reform Club--all the details of service, the tea and toast
at twenty-three minutes past eight, the shaving-water at thirty-seven minutes past nine, and the toilet at twenty minutes before ten.
But the toast
could not be rejected and when it had been drunk, Arthur said, "I thank you, both for my grandfather and myself; and now there is one more thing I wish to tell you, that you may share my pleasure about it, as I hope and believe you will.
Accordingly I entered and whilst the rest of the party were devouring green tea and buttered toast
, we feasted ourselves in a more refined and sentimental Manner by a confidential Conversation.
The talk rose higher and higher, and the regimental band played between the courses, as is the immemorial custom, till all tongues ceased for a moment with the removal of the dinner-slips and the first toast
of obligation, when an officer rising said, "Mr.
After that all the well people walked arm-in-arm up and down the long promenade deck, enjoying the fine summer mornings, and the seasick ones crawled out and propped themselves up in the lee of the paddle-boxes and ate their dismal tea and toast
, and looked wretched.
I never ceased to be fascinated by their persistence in eating buttered toast
with their gloves on, and I observed with admiration the unconcern with which they wiped their fingers on their chair when they thought no one was looking.
The old count rose once more, glanced at a note lying beside his plate, and proposed a toast
, "To the health of the hero of our last campaign, Prince Peter Ivanovich Bagration