we steal a cup! take heed what you say: we look not like cup-stealers, I can tell you.
Never out-face me for the matter; for, sure, the cup is between you two.
The matron looked, from the little kettle, to the beadle, who was moving towards the door; and as the beadle coughed, preparatory to bidding her good-night, bashfully inquired whether--whether he wouldn't take a cup of tea?
Corney rose to get another cup and saucer from the closet.
"Well, well," said Fisher, amiably, "I dare say you are right; but I should just like to have a look at the library and the coffee cups."
The man saluted and hurried off; and Grayne, following his friend into the library, found him beside the bookstand in the middle of the room, on which were the empty cups.
"Have another cup of coffee, mademoiselle?" said Poirot solicitously.
"Sacre!" murmured Poirot to himself, as he brought back the replenished cup.
The Saxon replied not to this politic insinuation, but, rising up, and filling his cup
to the brim, be addressed Prince John in these words:
"But what none of them do justice to is my dear cup
. Look at it; only look at it, man!
Without further expostulation or delay, Hester Prynne drained the cup
, and, at the motion of the man of skill, seated herself on the bed, where the child was sleeping; while he drew the only chair which the room afforded, and took his own seat beside her.
And he himself brought her the golden-brown bouillon, in a dainty Sevres cup
, with a flaky cracker or two on the saucer.