plentiful repast

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  • Then a large and plentiful repast is offered, exactly like that of any reception-table. Cited from Manners and Social Usages, Mrs. J.M.E.W. Sherwood
  • A few friends accompanied him, and they enjoyed the plentiful repast of wine and meat. Cited from The Knights of the Cross, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • Having entered the castle, the steward led them into a room, in which he had spread a plentiful repast. Cited from The Scottish Chiefs, by Miss Jane Porter
  • Emerged from the bath he found himself seated before a plentiful repast. Cited from Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House), by James S. De Benneville
  • I found a plentiful repast, which, though somewhat roughly cooked, I did ample justice to. Cited from Paddy Finn, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • The dinner was excellent, better than many a more elegant and plentiful repast of which I have partaken since the war. Cited from Memories, by Fannie A. (Mrs.) Beers
  • An hour later, however, a plentiful repast was set before us, after which a covered ambulance appeared, in which was placed for my comfort the only arm-chair the camp contained. Cited from Memories, by Fannie A. (Mrs.) Beers
  • We found on waking that Domingos and Maria had exerted themselves to prepare a plentiful repast. Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • After the cares of government, your majesty will, I hope, receive amusement from my labours, as a pleasant desert promotes digestion after a plentiful repast. Cited from History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. III, by Robert Kerr
  • As we proceeded on our way, the headmen from the different villages came out to welcome us, and on arriving at Hazir Pir we found a plentiful repast awaiting us spread under the shade of some trees. Cited from Forty-one years in India, by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
  • It was a plentiful repast, and included roast pintado and cabbage-palm. Cited from Foul Play, by Charles Reade and Dion Boucicault
  • The capacious brick oven was heated no less than four times during the day, and the savory odor from the numerous dishes taken therefrom bespoke a plentiful repast for the apple-parers. Cited from Walter Harland, by Harriet S. Caswell
  • This plentiful repast being ended, almost without a word having been spoken, they passed into the parlor, a large wainscoted room, with six windows draped with heavy curtains, large enough to have sufficed a Parisian artist with hangings for the whole apartment. Cited from The Waif of the "Cynthia", by Andre' Laurie and Jules Verne
  • After parading through the town, the youths repair in a body to the residence of some opulent inhabitant, where their arrival is welcomed with shouts and clapping of hands, and where they are entertained with a plentiful repast. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 12, No. 347
  • From John Yeardley's reflections before they left Geneva, it would appear that in the discouragement they felt in the prospect of a long journey through France, they were little aware of that plentiful repast of spiritual food which was to be served to them before they would have to cross the Jura. Cited from Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel,John Yeardley
  • Swiftly now the last moments went by, and a "Merry Christmas" was said by one and another as they took their seats at the plentiful repast Aunt Betsy had provided, Mark feasting more on Helen's face than on the viands spread before him. Cited from Family Pride, by Mary J. Holmes
  • There was plenty of meat in the barn, however it might be come by, and preparations were going on for a plentiful repast, which the farmer, to the great increase of his anxiety, observed was calculated for ten or twelve guests, of the same description, probably, with his landlady. Cited from Guy Mannering, Vol. I, by Sir Walter Scott
  • There was plenty of meat in the barn, however it might be come by, and preparations were going on for a plentiful repast, which the farmer, to the great increase of his anxiety, observed, was calculated for ten or twelve guests, of the same description, probably, with his landlady. Cited from Guy Mannering, by Walter Scott
  • In the evening a plentiful repast was brought them, consisting of seventy dishes, each of which would have dined half-a-dozen persons with moderate appetites; and for fear the English should not eat like the Bornouy, a slave or two arrived loaded with live fowls for their dinner. Cited from Great African Travellers, by W.H.G. Kingston