Of this preparation a tolerably abundant plateful
was apportioned to each pupil.
Linton mixed a tumbler of negus, and Isabella emptied a plateful
of cakes into her lap, and Edgar stood gaping at a distance.
If I had permitted him, I am satisfied that Traddles would have made a perfect savage of himself, and eaten a plateful
of raw meat, to express enjoyment of the repast; but I would hear of no such immolation on the altar of friendship, and we had a course of bacon instead; there happening, by good fortune, to be cold bacon in the larder.
He had hastily helped us to the soup, and was dispatching an ample plateful
with portentous speed.
He held his head on one side and screwed up his mouth, as he nudged Bartle Massey, and watched half-witted Tom Tholer, otherwise known as "Tom Saft," receiving his second plateful
Having cleared a plateful
, I became so far humanized as to intimate to Mr.
If I want to write any thing very pathetic--I mean, if I want to try to write anything very pathetic--I eat a large plateful
of hot buttered muffins about an hour beforehand, and then by the time I sit down to my work a feeling of unutterable melancholy has come over me.
The rays fell from a thick green funnel in a plateful
of strong light upon a table deep in books.
He found them, when he came into sight of them again, seated with their backs against the shed, plates on knee, and a tin of corned beef and a plateful
of biscuits between them.
Seeing this the Emperor had a plateful
of biscuits brought him and began throwing them down from the balcony.
They have such excellent biscuits here," she said, contemplating a plateful
Shall I spend it here where there is a cosy fire, a plateful
of delicious russets, three purring and harmonious cats, and two impeccable china dogs with green noses?