At sunset the tent was struck, hampers
packed, wickets pulled up, boats loaded, and the whole party floated down the river, singing at the tops of their voices.
Grandmother went on talking in her polite Virginia way, not admitting their stark need or her own remissness, until Jake arrived with the hamper
, as if in direct answer to Mrs.
seized Pigling by the scruff of the neck, and dropped him into the hamper
Vixen could not even see her master look at them without painful excitement: she got into the hamper
and got out again the next moment, and behaved with true feminine folly, though looking all the while as wise as a dwarf with a large old-fashioned head and body on the most abbreviated legs.
Arthur whispered to me, as, at a signal from Lady Muriel, we moved on to where the hampers
had been collected, and devoted ourselves to the more substantial business of the day.
He had before him a large hamper
filled with bottles, which he had just purchased at the cabaret with the sign of "L'Image-de-Notre-Dame.
Even where it did not hamper
the bees' feet, the stale, sour smell of the stuff put them off their work; though some of the bees who had taken to egg laying said it encouraged them to be mothers and maintain a vital interest in life.
Beaufort's having sent her wonderful orchids, and cousin Henry van der Luyden a whole hamper
of carnations from Skuytercliff.
Butteridge's conception of an adequate equipment for a balloon ascent: a hamper
which included a game pie, a Roman pie, a cold fowl, tomatoes, lettuce, ham sandwiches, shrimp sandwiches, a large cake, knives and forks and paper plates, self-heating tins of coffee and cocoa, bread, butter, and marmalade, several carefully packed bottles of champagne, bottles of Perrier water, and a big jar of water for washing, a portfolio, maps, and a compass, a rucksack containing a number of conveniences, including curling-tongs and hair-pins,, a cap with ear-flaps, and so forth.
It goes through the hamper
, and gives a cheesy flavour to everything else there.
They are so great that it cannot hamper
them; they are so vital that they enlarge it to their own proportions and endue it with something of their own living force.
Marilla had sent a big box of preserves, and darkly hinted at a hamper
for Thanksgiving, and Mrs.