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Salt instead of sugar, and the cream is sour," replied Meg with a tragic gesture.
Laurie took Amy to drive, which was a deed of charity, for the sour cream seemed to have had a bad effect upon her temper.
I shall not want to go poking about," said sour little Mary and just as suddenly as she had begun to be rather sorry for Mr.
In a by-yard, there was a wilderness of empty casks, which had a certain sour remembrance of better days lingering about them; but it was too sour to be accepted as a sample of the beer that was gone - and in this respect I remember those recluses as being like most others.
Dummling answered: 'I have only cinder-cake and sour beer; if that pleases you, we will sit down and eat.
Both Maria and Martin drank the sour new wine on empty stomachs, and it went swiftly to their heads.
And so they reminiscenced and drowned their hunger in the raw, sour wine.
A FOX, seeing some sour grapes hanging within an inch of his nose, and being unwilling to admit that there was anything he would not eat, solemnly declared that they were out of his reach.
In Auvergne the maids are kind, but the wines are sour.
It was cheap, new wine, bitter and sour, made of the leavings and scrapings of the vineyards and the vats, and it tasted far worse than beer.
No, 'tisn't sour grapes," answered Captain Jim seriously.
How little real sympathy there exists between us; how many of my thoughts and feelings are gloomily cloistered within my own mind; how much of my higher and better self is indeed unmarried - doomed either to harden and sour in the sunless shade of solitude, or to quite degenerate and fall away for lack of nutriment in this unwholesome soil