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sauce parlor

n. a tavern. I wouldn’t be caught dead in that sauce parlor.
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All evidences of crime having been removed by Rebecca, and damages repaired in all possible cases, the three entered the parlor, where Mr.
The parlor was hung with red curtains, and covered with a red carpet, and looked just as warm as it felt.
Turning up the collar of his sack over his ears, he emerged from the house, and had barely reached the street-gate, when he was recalled by the screams of Violet and Peony, and the rapping of a thimbled finger against the parlor window.
screamed Violet and Peony, as he re-entered the parlor.
She could only reply, that, being summoned to the parlor by the cries of Violet and Peony, she found no trace of the little white maiden, unless it were the remains of a heap of snow, which, while she was gazing at it, melted quite away upon the hearth-rug.
What has been established as an element of good to one being may prove absolute mischief to another; even as the warmth of the parlor was proper enough for children of flesh and blood, like Violet and Peony,--though by no means very wholesome, even for them,--but involved nothing short of annihilation to the unfortunate snow-image.
Down-stairs in Miss Polly's room next the sun parlor, Miss Polly herself was hurrying into dressing gown and slippers, her face white and frightened.
When I got down stairs in the morning the parlor was shut up, and the watchers was gone.
Towards the middle of the day the undertaker come with his man, and they set the coffin in the middle of the room on a couple of chairs, and then set all our chairs in rows, and borrowed more from the neighbors till the hall and the parlor and the dining-room was full.
At this instant, on the threshold of the parlor, emerging from within, appeared Clifford himself
And, in accordance with his words, he began to laugh, still pointing his finger at the object, invisible to Hepzibah, within the parlor.
I pushed past the big servant; in two steps I was at the end of the passage; in one more I was in the back parlor.
She looked apprehensively toward the folding-doors that shut us off from the front parlor.
When Rowena had at last done all her duty by the people in the parlor, she went upstairs to satisfy the longings of an overflow meeting there, for the parlor was not big enough to hold all the comers.
Years after, Antonio still wouldn't tell nobody what he saw in the parlor that day.