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She thrust a bare, white arm from the curtain which shielded her open door, and received the cup from his hands.
No, my lord,'' replied Cedric, standing up, and placing on the table his untasted cup, ``I yield not the name of son to the disobedient youth, who at once despises my commands, and relinquishes the manners and customs of his fathers.
Tiggy-winkle made tea--a cup for herself and a cup for Lucie.
Picture to yourselves, my dear children, a handsome, old-fashioned room, with a large, open cupboard at one end, in which is displayed a magnificent gold cup, with some other splendid articles of gold and silver plate.
Come, now," he went on, bringing forward the bottle and the loaf and pouring some wine into a cup, "I must have a bit and a sup myself.
Servez-vous mon garcon," said he blandly, when I had put a couple of huge lumps of continental sugar into his cup.
How convenient it would be," Lady Muriel laughingly remarked, a propos of my having insisted on saving her the trouble of carrying a cup of tea across the room to the Earl, "if cups of tea had no weight at all
Then he signaled to Said, who hurried up with two cups of coffee, and the two men re-entered the club, each carrying his cup in his hand.
Just as he was going to lie down, the eldest of the princesses brought him a cup of wine; but the soldier threw it all away secretly, taking care not to drink a drop.
He flourished back and got his cup and set it down triumphantly, and said:
Napoleon sat down, toying with his Sevres coffee cup, and motioned Balashev to a chair beside him.
Each priestess bore two golden cups, and as they formed in line along one side of the altar the men formed opposite them, advancing and taking each a cup from the female opposite.