One day her mother said to her: 'Come, Little Red-Cap, here is a piece of cake
and a bottle of wine; take them to your grandmother, she is ill and weak, and they will do her good.
Haigha took a large cake
out of the bag, and gave it to Alice to hold, while he got out a dish and carving-knife.
"Well, whativer the letters are, they've a good meaning; and it's a stamp as has been in our house, Ben says, ever since he was a little un, and his mother used to put it on the cakes
, and I've allays put it on too; for if there's any good, we've need of it i' this world."
"You just picked the right evening to visit me," he said, producing a cake
from his cupboard.
Good, plain, common cookin', Jinny'll do;--make a good pone o' bread,--bile her taters far,--her corn cakes
isn't extra, not extra now, Jinny's corn cakes
isn't, but then they's far,--but, Lor, come to de higher branches, and what can she do?
Clara Belle was rather a successful agent, but Susan, who could only say "thoap," never made large returns, and the twins, who were somewhat young to be thoroughly trustworthy, could be given only a half dozen cakes
at a time, and were obliged to carry with them on their business trips a brief document stating the price per cake
, dozen, and box.
Of course the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger were still there, but they, having also eaten some of the cakes
, had gone to sleep at one side of the cave, while upon the other side stood the Sawhorse, motionless and silent, as became a mere thing of wood.
"Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes
and ale in fear."
"I used to help grandma bat up cake
, and rather liked it, if I remember right," said Tom, letting Polly tie a checked apron on him, put a big bowl into his hands, and settle him near the table, where Maud was picking raisins, and she herself stirring busily about among spice-boxes, rolling-pins, and butter-pots.
He knew perfectly well that long ere the dawn of day his whole soul would be crying out for cake
, squealing frantically for cocoa.
"Stella, I had eaten a helping of tongue and one of chicken, three biscuits, a generous allowance of preserves, a piece of pie, a tart, and a square of chocolate cake
The provincial held by the hand a big boy, who held in his a large, flat cake