basin of bread and milk

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  • Mrs. Millar brought her a basin of bread and milk, and she let me feed her. Cited from Saved at Sea, by Mrs. O.F. Walton
  • I gave him a basin of bread and milk, and I am not exaggerating when I say I put him to bed. Cited from The Personal Life Of David Livingstone, by William Garden Blaikie
  • He took his basin of bread and milk from Humility's hand, and ate by the fire. Cited from The Ship of Stars, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [AKA: Q]
  • He emptied his basin of bread and milk as usual, only that he took it on his knees with his chair turned away from the table where I sat. Cited from Some Christmas Stories, by Charles Dickens
  • She had a large basin of bread-and-milk, and she divided this into two portions, and gave one to Flaps and kept the other for herself. Cited from Brothers of Pity and Other Tales of Beasts and Men, by Ewing
  • Roy asked, shortly after, when he was comfortably tucked up in bed, and was enjoying a hot basin of bread and milk. Cited from His Big Opportunity, by Amy Le Feuvre
  • Early as it was, every one had breakfasted, and my basin of bread and milk was put on the oven-top to await my coming down. Cited from Cousin Phillis, Elizabeth C. Gaskell
  • As soon as she had left the room, Philip set down his half-finished basin of bread and milk, and sate long, his face hidden in his folded arms. Cited from Sylvia's Lovers (All), by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • There he seated her on a chair by the fire, and ringing the bell, asked the landlady to bring a basin of bread and milk. Cited from Adela Cathcart, Vol. 2, by George MacDonald
  • But his playmate was far away and came no more to feed him from his basin of bread and milk, and caress his cold, smooth coils with his warm, soft, little hand. Cited from A Little Boy Lost, by W. H Hudson
  • Then she brushed and combed her hair, made her clothes as tidy as might be, and ran to the hole in the wall: there was a huge basin of bread and milk! Cited from A Double Story, by George MacDonald
  • Some years before this time, when Susan was a very little girl and could scarcely speak, as she was eating a basin of bread and milk for supper at the cottage door, a great pig came up and put his nose into the basin. Cited from Young Folks Treasury, Volume 3 (of 12), by Various
  • A fire was lighted in the stove, and Bessie brought them a second breakfast of coffee and rolls, and a great basin of bread and milk for young Lovel. Cited from The Lovels of Arden, by M. E. Braddon
  • To her skirts clung a sturdy, bare-legged boy; while at the oak table in the centre of the room a girl with brown eyes and straggling hair was seated before a basin of bread and milk. Cited from Bob Son of Battle, by Alfred Ollivant
  • Some years before this time, when Susan was a very little girl, and could scarcely speak plain, as she was eating a basin of bread and milk for her supper at the cottage door, a great pig came up, and put his nose into the basin. Cited from The Parent's Assistant, by Maria Edgeworth