1 One day Tom was in the act of dosing the crack when his aunt's yellow cat came along, purring, eyeing the teaspoon avariciously, and begging for a taste.
2 She gave Tom a teaspoonful and watched with the deepest anxiety for the result.
3 Franz's only reply was to take a teaspoonful of the marvellous preparation, about as much in quantity as his host had eaten, and lift it to his mouth.
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4 Give him a teaspoonful every four hours.
5 The other half I will place in this wine glass, in which is a teaspoonful of water.
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6 I sold myself,' said Mr. Bumble, pursuing the same train of relection, 'for six teaspoons, a pair of sugar-tongs, and a milk-pot; with a small quantity of second-hand furniture, and twenty pound in money.