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They were still talking of the dinner and the allurements of city life when Mrs.
And with these grave thoughts for grace let us sit down to dinner.
He sat opposite Bernard Higginbotham at a heavy Sunday dinner over Higginbotham's Cash Store, and it was all he could do to restrain himself from shouting out:-
Flask was the last person down at the dinner, and Flask is the first man up.
The Psychologist was the only person besides the Doctor and myself who had attended the previous dinner. The other men were Blank, the Editor aforementioned, a certain journalist, and another--a quiet, shy man with a beard--whom I didn't know, and who, as far as my observation went, never opened his mouth all the evening.
"Shall we have dinner at once, George?" she said to her husband.
"Mother says dinner's ready and waiting and I'm to bring it in as soon as you sit down."
Everyone rose, feeling that dinner was more important than verses, and Bagration, again preceding all the rest, went in to dinner.
"I will not apologise for the dinner," said the Stork:
After our dinner, which I will try to make as pleasant as possible, I will bid you good-evening, or attend you safely to your door, whichever you prefer."
Every moment was of importance, if I was to get to Fanny at the inn and be back before dinner.
Jones now returned in order to dress himself, while his dinner was preparing, and was, according to his orders, attended by the barber.
Stepan Arkadyevitch liked dining, but still better he liked to give a dinner, small, but very choice, both as regards the food and drink and as regards the selection of guests.
I remember that Madame Mirliflore was unapproachably superior to the other women present, in the perfect beauty of her dress, and in the ample justice which she did to the luxurious dinner set before us.
She had never been sixty miles away from home before; and she had never eaten a Christmas dinner anywhere save at Green Gables.