References in classic literature ?
On the eighth day, however, he rang her up on the telephone, and invited her to lunch.
de Beausset ventured with respectful jocularity to remark that there is no reason for not having lunch when one can get it.
When he came back to his work after lunch he carried in his head a picture of the Strand, scattered with omnibuses, and of the purple shapes of leaves pressed flat upon the gravel, as if his eyes had always been bent upon the ground.
It is true that I came here to lunch today without knowing what had happened.
I shall go back to the hotel for lunch and wait for you there.
In a deep leather chair, his feet resting in another deep leather chair, at the Indoor Yacht Club, Harry Del Mar yielded to the somniferous digestion of lunch, which was for him breakfast as well, and glanced through the first of the early editions of the afternoon papers.
Sam," said one of the runners to the other, "you look to our civil friend here, and I'll grab Moses when he brings up the lunch.
It was past twelve before they reached the Island, and Rose was ready for her lunch long before she got it.
And many a day I made my entire lunch off one of those slabs.
A lunch isn't zactly breakfast," she said to Billina, who sat beside her curiously watching.
There was, and still is, an inn within a stone's throw of the great iron gates, with two very old lime trees in front of it, where we used to lunch on our arrival at a little table spread with a red and blue check cloth, the lime blossoms dropping into our soup, and the bees humming in the scented shadows overhead.
Poirot had been asked by John to remain to lunch, and was already seated at the table.
Paul, do find Evie, and tell her lunch for six, but I'm not sure whether we shall all be downstairs for it.
I thought it'd be better to have a lunch by ourselves than atop at one of these roadside dinner counters.
And now, please remember that I came to lunch with you to hear about your visit this morning.