He must bring nothing outside; we will go in -- in among the dirt, and possibly other repulsive things, -- and take the food with the household, and after the fashion of the house, and all on equal terms, except the man be of the serf class; and finally, there will be no ewer and no napkin
, whether he be serf or free.
He set aside his plate of strawberries once more, and daintily dried his fingers on his fine white napkin
When the council broke up on the sixth day the Sultan said to his vizir: "I see a certain woman in the audience-chamber every day carrying something in a napkin
On the walls were rosaries, medals, a number of Holy Virgins, and a holy-water basin made out of a cocoanut; on the bureau, which was covered with a napkin
like an altar, stood the box of shells that Victor had given her; also a watering-can and a balloon, writing-books, the engraved geography and a pair of shoes; on the nail which held the mirror, hung Virginia's little plush hat
Tell us what," returned D'Artagnan, "but first put a napkin
against the window and draw the curtains.
Here she wept freely for a minute or two, and then she bathed her eyes in cold water, and used the napkin
in drying them.
The good MacW- would not even come out to his meals, and fed solitarily in his holy of holies from a tray covered with a white napkin
Pelet would probably have greeted him with a public rebuke, and would certainly have mulcted him both of soup and fish; as it was, that polite though partial gentleman only shook his head, and as I took my place, unrolled my napkin
, and said my heretical grace to myself, he civilly despatched a servant to the kitchen, to bring me a plate of "puree aux carottes" (for this was a maigre-day), and before sending away the first course, reserved for me a portion of the stock-fish of which it consisted.
le cure, who carried in his hand an object unknown to Newman, and covered with a white napkin
I mean to be a man with a fictitious character that he has to keep up at the expense not merely of personal talents: To be a new kind of hypocrite hiding a talent in a new kind of napkin
Only on condition that he has a napkin
under his chin at lunch, then," said Mrs.
Then the Cook walked straightway to the broken pantry door, through which he saw Little John tucking a napkin
beneath his chin and preparing to make himself merry.