basin of soup

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  • They entered, some went up to the stove, others asked for a basin of soup. Cited from The History of a Crime, by Victor Hugo
  • When the sun had risen high over the forest, the girl set out with a basin of soup. Cited from The Pink Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang, Ed.
  • I'm glad I'm prepared with a good basin of soup. Cited from The Parent's Assistant, by Maria Edgeworth
  • My breakfast in the morning is a basin of soup, invariably, and nothing else. Cited from Study and Stimulants, by A. Arthur Reade
  • At that moment Mrs. Ede came from the kitchen carrying a basin of soup for her sick son. Cited from A Mummer's Wife, by George Moore
  • For most demonstrably he has taken nothing yet which comes near in value to that basin of soup which many of ourselves take at the Roman hour of bathing. Cited from Miscellaneous Essays, by Thomas de Quincey
  • Molly rose and went to the door: it was Robinson, the old butler, holding in his hand a covered basin of soup. Cited from Wives and Daughters, E. C. Gaskell
  • Hassan was a fair cook, and he made a very nutritious basin of soup with some of the birds' nests we found on board. Cited from Mark Seaworth, by William H.G. Kingston
  • BURSAL, with a basin of soup in his hand. Cited from The Parent's Assistant, by Maria Edgeworth
  • Only one gasjet was burning, and I sat under it to eat my supper, and after I had taken a basin of soup I felt more comforted. Cited from The Woman Thou Gavest Me, by Hall Caine
  • "Then suppose we say a chop, or even a basin of soup, fried sole, or box of cigars." Cited from Chess History and Reminiscences, H. E. Bird
  • Madame Landrin gave us a basin of soup, Madame Grevy the remainder of a cold pie. Cited from The History of a Crime, by Victor Hugo
  • A meal was laid, in a room leading off the hall; and after a basin of soup and a couple of glasses of Rhine wine, Fergus felt much better. Cited from With Frederick the Great, A Story of the Seven Years' War, by G.A. Henty
  • And all that about a dingy basin of soup with fragments of onion and spots of fat floating therein. Cited from Fitz the Filibuster, by George Manville Fenn
  • A basin of soup dashed in his face and a few mesmeric passes soon brought him round, however; and presently he was able to explain to the assembled carousers the cause of his agitation. Cited from Twenty-One Days in India; and, the Teapot Series, by Aberigh-Mackay
  • At his side was a basin of soup, from which he took a deep draught now and again as he watched the fingers of the German, who sat on the mud floor mending the bottom of a chair. Cited from The Story of an African Farm by Olive Schreiner #4
  • But I remember that one day I slipped under one of the vans, and stole a basin of soup as my share, which one of the clowns was carefully making for his three learned dogs. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume II (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • After taking a basin of soup, I went to the telegraph bureau to send a message to my wife; the receipt of it would not merely set her mind at case, but would also ensure word of my safe progress reaching the queen. Cited from Rupert of Hentzau, by Anthony Hope [See Zenda]#
  • Before starting he took merely a basin of soup or a cup of chocolate, and though he frequently remained nearly the whole day without further refreshment, he slept a great deal and thus escaped some of the pain which the jolting of the carriage caused him. Cited from Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday, by Henry C. Lahee
  • After the doctor had left me, the sick bay attendant brought me a basin of soup which wonderfully revived me, and in shorter time than the doctor said he expected I could not help acknowledging that I was almost myself again. Cited from Will Weatherhelm, by W.H.G. Kingston
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