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Mr Casey pushed his plate rudely into the middle of the table and, resting his elbows before him, said in a hoarse voice to his host:.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
I felt that his little beady black eyes were examining me but I would not satisfy him by looking up from my plate.
We have done a good deal in this direction during the last few years, and there are many noble families to whom we have advanced large sums upon the security of their pictures, libraries, or plate.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He sat with his coat unbuttoned over a white waistcoat, resting both elbows on the table, and while waiting for the steak he had ordered he looked at a French novel that lay open on his plate.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And if you would be so good as not to eat everything off the same plate, and to remember not to put the porridge saucepan out of your hand on the clean tablecloth, it would be a better example to the girl.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
She would be in and out twenty times, and finally bring them lemonade in a great jug and a plate of sandwiches.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
He wept; but so far recovered, almost immediately, as to ring the bell for the waiter, and bespeak a hot kidney pudding and a plate of shrimps for breakfast in the morning.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
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 Vasilievich Gogol Context
A closet was filled with wine; the plate was of silver, the napery elegant; a good picture hung upon the walls, a gift (as Utterson supposed) from Henry Jekyll, who was much of a connoisseur; and the carpets were of many plies and agreeable in colour.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
She had already pushed her plate aside, and was measuring out a draught from a large bottle at her elbow.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
Lily obeyed, and when she turned back into the room her father was sitting with both elbows on the table, the plate of salmon between them, and his head bowed on his hands.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context