breakfast

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breakfast

The day’s first meal, consumed before lunch.
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My girls, will you give them your breakfast as a Christmas present?
They ate their breakfast with the morning air pouring in upon them.
Ah, I recollect, you asked for a place at my window; you shall have it; but let us first sit down to table, for here comes the servant to inform us that breakfast is ready.
Presently a cheering idea occurred to him: after so large a breakfast, Jacob would be sure to go to sleep in the cart; you see at once that David meant to seize his bundle, jump out, and be free.
Next day we gets up late and has a good breakfast, and sits on the lawn and smokes.
After four breakfasts and a gallon of champagne, to serve us such a scurvy trick.
Though I make two sous by all his breakfasts," muttered Antoine, as he heard Monsieur Dutocq close the office door, "I'd give them up to get that man out of our division.
Hartman and I had breakfast together in the dining car, and I forced myself to eat.
Our coachman, I perceive, who breakfasts with us, is a cold beef man.
Besides his town palace, the Marquis had castles and palaces in various quarters of the three kingdoms, whereof the descriptions may be found in the road-books--Castle Strongbow, with its woods, on the Shannon shore; Gaunt Castle, in Carmarthenshire, where Richard II was taken prisoner--Gauntly Hall in Yorkshire, where I have been informed there were two hundred silver teapots for the breakfasts of the guests of the house, with everything to correspond in splendour; and Stillbrook in Hampshire, which was my lord's farm, an humble place of residence, of which we all remember the wonderful furniture which was sold at my lord's demise by a late celebrated auctioneer.
We had our breakfasts--whatever happens in a house, robbery or murder, it doesn't matter, you must have your breakfast.
Every man sits down, dull and languid; swallows his fare as if breakfasts, dinners, and suppers, were necessities of nature never to be coupled with recreation or enjoyment; and having bolted his food in a gloomy silence, bolts himself, in the same state.