1 She saw a long vista of picnics by the bubbling waters of Peachtree Creek and barbecues at Stone Mountain, receptions and balls, afternoon danceables, buggy rides and Sunday-night buffet suppers.
2 One candle burned on the table, a tiny spark of light that threw monstrous shadows about the high- ceilinged room and made the massive sideboards and buffet look like still, crouching beasts.
3 He opened a bottle of wine, of which he kept a small and select supply in a buffet of his own.
4 It was there also that she ate, keeping her belongings in a rare old buffet, dingy and battered from a hundred years of use.
5 As it was there was but a step or two from the little table to the kitchen, to the mantel, the small buffet, and the side door that opened out on the narrow brick-paved yard.
6 The Friar bared his brawny arm up to the elbow, and putting his full strength to the blow, gave the Knight a buffet that might have felled an ox.
7 It was twenty past three when we reached our terminus, and after a hasty luncheon at the buffet we pushed on at once to Scotland Yard.
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8 The question now is whether we should take a premature lunch here, or run our chance of starving before we reach the buffet at Newhaven.
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9 Jean Valjean tottered, dropped the blotter, and fell into the old arm-chair beside the buffet, with drooping head, and glassy eyes, in utter bewilderment.
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10 Coquenard rose and took from a buffet a piece of cheese, some preserved quinces, and a cake which she had herself made of almonds and honey.
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11 On buffet tables, garnished with glistening hors-d'oeuvre, spiced baked hams crowded against salads of harlequin designs and pastry pigs and turkeys bewitched to a dark gold.
12 This was confirmed at the buffet too.
13 I have been so much buffeted about in war and by sea that I am case-hardened, and this too may go with the rest.
14 I might be driven into the wide Atlantic and feel all the tortures of starvation or be swallowed up in the immeasurable waters that roared and buffeted around me.
15 Suddenly everything around him seemed to fade, and a vision rose before him of one crowned with thorns, buffeted and bleeding.