From this time forth no one invited the cat to be godmother, but when the winter had come and there was no longer anything to be found outside, the mouse thought of their provision, and said: 'Come, cat, we will go to our pot
of fat which we have stored up for ourselves--we shall enjoy that.
From this time on no one asked the Cat to stand godmother; but when the winter came and there was nothing to be got outside, the Mouse remembered their provision and said, 'Come, Cat, we will go to our pot of fat which we have stored away; it will taste very good.
They started off, and when they reached it they found the pot in its place, but quite empty!
Long ago the heap of coins had become too large for the iron pot
to hold them, and he had made for them two thick leather bags, which wasted no room in their resting-place, but lent themselves flexibly to every corner.
Then sweeping away all the embers, I set down my loaf or loaves, and whelming down the earthen pot
upon them, drew the embers all round the outside of the pot
, to keep in and add to the heat; and thus as well as in the best oven in the world, I baked my barley-loaves, and became in little time a good pastrycook into the bargain; for I made myself several cakes and puddings of the rice; but I made no pies, neither had I anything to put into them supposing I had, except the flesh either of fowls or goats.
Thirty-four thousand dollars were already in the pot
, and the play possibly not half over.
One edition of jelly was trickled from pot
, another lay upon the floor, and a third was burning gaily on the stove.
Trent bent over the pot
which the two men had set upon the ground.
Micawber, setting down her tin pot
, 'that it is a member of my family
Two enormous wooden pots
painted black, and suspended by asses' ears, swung from the cross-trees of an old top-mast, planted in front of an old doorway.
I took off airy railings, and the milk-can was standing by itself outside a public-house.
The first thing that presented itself to Sancho's eyes was a whole ox spitted on a whole elm tree, and in the fire at which it was to be roasted there was burning a middling-sized mountain of faggots, and six stewpots that stood round the blaze had not been made in the ordinary mould of common pots
, for they were six half wine-jars, each fit to hold the contents of a slaughter-house; they swallowed up whole sheep and hid them away in their insides without showing any more sign of them than if they were pigeons.