MESS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of mess
Definition:
n. soft semi liquid food; a quantity of food set on a table at one time; provision of food for one meal
Example:
The old lady enjoyed a mess of porridge every night.
Sentence in Classic:
Whilst Chichikov was gazing at this extraordinary mess, a side door opened and there entered the housekeeper who had met him near the outbuildings.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
The soldiers mixed their ration of corn meal with water, and salt too when they could get it, wrapped the thick paste about their ramrods and roasted the mess over camp fires.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
It was an inextricable mess of things decent in themselves but that human folly made look like the spoils of thieving.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Having dispelled the cold, he turned eagerly to the smoking mess which was placed before him, and ate with a haste and an apparent relish, that seemed to betoken long abstinence from food.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
She could see him instantly before her, in every charm of air and address; but she could remember no more substantial good than the general approbation of the neighbourhood, and the regard which his social powers had gained him in the mess.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
This was the room of a lady who I have a lot of respect for, and I was forced to look on while the supervisor and the policemen made quite a mess of this room because of me, although not through any fault of mine.
The Trial By Franz Kafka Context
He at once resolved to accompany me to that island, ship aboard the same vessel, get into the same watch, the same boat, the same mess with me, in short to share my every hap; with both my hands in his, boldly dip into the Potluck of both worlds.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
She will mix a mess for you to drink, and she will drug the meal with which she makes it, but she will not be able to charm you, for the virtue of the herb that I shall give you will prevent her spells from working.
The Odyssey By Homer Context
It was rather a rough mess, I own, when poured into the basins; four had been provided, and a gallon pitcher of new milk was brought from the dairy, which Hareton seized and commenced drinking and spilling from the expansive lip.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context