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morsel
 n.  a little bite or bit of food; a small quantity; a little piece; a fragment
Classic Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  My eldest daughter will tell you that we have been without a morsel.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—A ROSE IN MISERY
2  Before this, a long time before, he had given up his two eggs and the morsel of beef which he ate from time to time.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER III—M. MABEUF
3  They recognized the fact, that what they had before their eyes was a morsel of the shroud of Marat.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—BRUNESEAU.
4  Then, snatching the fragment from the hands of Thenardier, he crouched down over the coat, and laid the torn morsel against the tattered skirt.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IV—A BOTTLE OF INK WHICH ONLY SUCCEEDED IN WHITEN...
5  At St. Omer they breathed their horses with the bridles passed under their arms for fear of accident, and ate a morsel from their hands on the stones of the street, after they departed again.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 20 THE JOURNEY
6  Her chin was pressed so closely against her foot, that there was hardly room to open her mouth; but she did it at last, and managed to swallow a morsel of the lefthand bit.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. Advice from a Caterpillar
7  The poor morsel of food only whetted desire.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
8  However, the wolf thought he was in joke, and came one night to get a dainty morsel.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In OLD SULTAN
9  On the way into the forest Hansel crumbled his in his pocket, and often stood still and threw a morsel on the ground.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
10  "I beseech you to have a morsel," murmured his hostess.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
11  And he proceeded to put precept into practice by taking half the shoulder of mutton on to his plate, and then devouring it down to the last morsel of gristle and bone.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER V
12  Mavra departed, and Plushkin, seating himself, and taking up a pen, sat turning the sheet of paper over and over, as though in doubt whether to tear from it yet another morsel.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI
13  Again, one day would see not a morsel of bread in the house, and the next day a banquet and generous largesse given to a party of artists and sculptors.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
14  I was just going to run, when I caught sight of a morsel of a child carrying a big book, and stopped, to see what was going on.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
15  Feeling without judgment is a washy draught indeed; but judgment untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence:
1  She did it at last, and managed to swallow a morsel of the left-hand bit.
2  Between the cup and the lip a morsel may slip.