basin of broth

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  • In a few minutes she returned with a basin of broth. Cited from A Rough Shaking, by George MacDonald
  • When he moved, one of them brought him another basin of broth, and fed him with a spoon. Cited from A Jacobite Exile, by G. A. Henty
  • She has been sleeping ever since she went to bed yesterday, and when she woke she had a basin of broth. Cited from In The Reign Of Terror, by G. A. Henty
  • Now go downstairs and get your dinner, and when you come back again you can bring me up a basin of broth and a piece of bread. Cited from One of the 28th, by G. A. Henty [AKA: George Alfred Henty]
  • Two hours together the articles boil; There's your basin of Broth, if you'd dress one. Cited from The Humourous Poetry of the English Language
  • The maid rose, and passing out observed the discarded basin of broth. Cited from A Dozen Ways Of Love, by Lily Dougall
  • John Wilkes at this moment came in with a basin of broth. Cited from When London Burned, by G. A. Henty
  • The cook, without hesitation, on hearing their story, gave them each a basin of broth and a handful of biscuit. Cited from From Powder Monkey to Admiral, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • I awoke again toward evening; was again visited by the doctor, and once more partook of a tolerably substantial basin of broth and bread. Cited from Under the Meteor Flag, by Harry Collingwood
  • A sample of the latter, she intimated, would be found in the substantial basin of broth which was now placed before me, and which I was to be sure and consume to the last drop. Cited from Under the Meteor Flag, by Harry Collingwood
  • Take a basin of broth -- not CHEAP SOUP, MR. Cited from Rejected Addresses, by James and Horace Smith
  • And without further ado, he grasped some sticks, made a fire in an instant, laid hold of an ancient earthen vessel, and in a few minutes presented, with graceful bow, a basin of broth to his astonished friend. Cited from The Life of John Clare, by Frederick Martin
  • Some hours later, his landlady, a motherly old soul, who pitied the friendless lad, toiled up the attic stairs with a basin of broth for him, knowing that he had had no food that day. Cited from Chatterbox, 1905, by Various
  • As soon as they reached the house Rachel made him sit down; and within a minute or two a basin of broth was placed before him, at which she blew away until her cheeks almost cracked, in an endeavour to cool it, that he might the more speedily set to. Cited from In the Rocky Mountains, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • There was an Old Man of the North, Who fell into a basin of broth; But a laudable cook fished him out with a hook, Which saved that Old Man of the North. Cited from A Book of Nonsense, by Edward Lear
  • There was a fire burning, though it was not cold, and on the table, covered with a perfectly white cloth, stood a basin of broth, with some toast, a little brandy in a wine-glass, a jug of water, and a tumbler. Cited from The Revolution in Tanner's Lane, by Rutherford
  • Mr. Townsend, now fairly prepared to fall into the arms of the brother poet, though not liking the look of his residence, cautiously opened the door; but started back immediately on beholding the highwayman in the middle of the room, sipping a basin of broth. Cited from The Life of John Clare, by Frederick Martin
  • There was an Old Man of the North, Who fell into a basin of broth; But a laudable cook, Fished him out with a hook, Which saved that Old Man of the North. Cited from The Book of Nonsense, by Edward Lear
  • This time Escovedo was unwell, and again, when Enriquez induced a scullion in the royal kitchen to put more of the powder in a basin of broth in Escovedo's own house. Cited from Historical Mysteries, by Andrew Lang
  • Of carrots and turnips, small onions, green peas (If the price of the last don't distress one), Mix plenty; and boil altogether with these Your basin of Broth when you dress one. Cited from The Humourous Poetry of the English Language
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