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breakfast
 n.  a meal eaten in the morning, the first of the day
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "Why, this article," I said, pointing at it with my egg spoon as I sat down to my breakfast.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  Sherlock Holmes and I read these notices over together at breakfast, and they appeared to afford him considerable amusement.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
3  They had sat down to their breakfast when Lucy with a cry of surprise pointed upwards.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
4  At a wild torrent which swept out of a ravine they called a halt and watered their horses, while they partook of a hasty breakfast.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
5  The animals had their breakfast, and then Snowball and Napoleon called them together again.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter II
6  Breakfast was an hour later than usual, and after breakfast there was a ceremony which was observed every week without fail.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter III
7  The animals were at breakfast when the look-outs came racing in with the news that Frederick and his followers had already come through the five-barred gate.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
8  And with the same grave countenance he hurried through his breakfast and drove to the police station, whither the body had been carried.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE CAREW MURDER CASE
9  And when they were united in holy matrimony, they went home to breakfast at Stone Lodge aforesaid.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
10  She made him her stately curtsey in the garden, one morning before breakfast.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
11  But, in the morning he appeared at breakfast at the usual hour, and took his usual place at the table.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
12  So the Prior of Saint Botolph's hobbled back again into the refectory, to preside over the stockfish and ale, which was just serving out for the friars' breakfast.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
13  Yet he could live alone, in the wan satisfaction of being alone, and raise pheasants to be shot ultimately by fat men after breakfast.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
14  And in the morning, when she came in again, she would just have been for a little walk in the dew, as she fairly often did before breakfast.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
15  And I think she despised me a bit, for being so pleased about it, and bringin her her breakfast in bed sometimes.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 14
Example Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
16  I had three pieces of bread for breakfast this morning.
17  He questioned her next morning over the breakfast table.
18  Over breakfast at my motel, I fell into conversation with the owner of a hardware shop.
19  I had a piece of toast for breakfast.
20  Come on, wake up - breakfast is ready.
21  The President met with senior White House aides at breakfast.
22  Yesterday, I had breakfast at a quarter past seven.
23  If you sing before breakfast, you'll cry before dinner.
24  We have breakfast on the balcony in summer.
25  Mrs. Fairfax swallowed her breakfast and hastened away to commence operations.
26  While Joe was slicing bacon for breakfast, Tom and Huck asked him to hold on a minute; they stepped to a promising nook in the river-bank and threw in their lines; almost immediately they had reward.
27  After breakfast the king he took a seat on the corner of the raft, and pulled off his boots and rolled up his britches, and let his legs dangle in the water, so as to be comfortable.
28  Tom's fearful secret and gnawing conscience disturbed his sleep for as much as a week after this; and at breakfast one morning Sid said: "Tom, you pitch around and talk in your sleep so much that you keep me awake half the time."
29  So he took him to his own house, and dressed him up clean and nice, and had him to breakfast and dinner and supper with the family, and was just old pie to him, so to speak.
30  During breakfast the talk went on, and in the course of it the old man said that the last thing which he and his sons had done, before going to bed, was to get a lantern and examine the stile and its vicinity for marks of blood.