Here, the flickering of the blaze showed preparations for a cosy dinner, with hot plates
baking through and through before the fire, and deep red curtains, ready to be drawn to shut out cold and darkness.
There being plenty of gravy to-day, Joe spooned into my plate
, at this point, about half a pint.
THE ham broke off the plate
with a jerk, and rolled under the table.
I'll tell you what it is, worship," said Robin, "we three rascally servants will compound our back wages for those plates
that is to say, that you would be flattened as if you had been drawn from the plates
of a hydraulic machine
I wondered awhile, but soon I began to long for a tin plate
, and some bacon and beans.
Then one of the band brought the Sheriff a cup of sack, bowing low as he handed it to him; but the Sheriff could not touch the wine, for he saw it served in one of his own silver flagons, on one of his own silver plates
Between the vases is a cheerful decoration of preserved coffin plates
-- five in all, pertaining respectively to Janet's father and mother, a brother, her sister Anne, and a hired man who died here once
Diana left me to stir it while she buttered the plates
and I forgot and let it burn; and then when we set it out on the platform to cool the cat walked over one plate
and that had to be thrown away.
At the last experiment the cylindro-conical projectiles of Barbicane stuck like so many pins in the Nicholl plates
The bees, however, did not suffer this to happen, and they stopped their excavations in due time; so that the basins, as soon as they had been a little deepened, came to have flat bottoms; and these flat bottoms, formed by thin little plates
of the vermilion wax having been left ungnawed, were situated, as far as the eye could judge, exactly along the planes of imaginary intersection between the basins on the opposite sides of the ridge of wax.
But before the first chink of knife and fork this army of retainers had vanished, only the one or two required to collect and distribute the plates
darting about in deathly silence.