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added admirable Almack's amiable amidst answered Herbert appeared arrived attachment aunt Claudia avowal balls Basinville beautiful believe bert black-balled blushed Bottses Brand Castle by-the-bye called carriage Colonel Milton Colonel Molewurf colt course cousin daugh daughters declare demanded Herbert dine dinner dish dress Egad Emily entremets exclaimed Alfred exclaimed Herbert eyes father feel fortune gentlemen happiness heard heart honour horse host hunt joke Ladyship London look Lord Ernest Lord Pastern Lord Woodbine Lordship marry mind Miss Botts Miss Bramble Miss Manby Miss Pottle mother Nettley never Newmarket party person pray present proposed rejoined Alfred rejoined Herbert rejoined Lady Milton replied Alfred replied Herbert replied Lady Milton rotten boroughs scarcely Seabridge shooting Sidney Silverton Sippets Sir Greville Skrewford Spain splendid sport suppose Theodosia thing Thornby thought thousand guinea stakes tion vestly Volnay whilst whispered wish woman young
Pagina 310 - Pantaloon broke his knee coming home from his sweat;" and so on, ad infinitum, as the different legs or sportsmen speculated on their information or real knowledge of the different horses engaged in this and subsequent meetings. Here were none of those long files of splendid equipages filled with beautiful and
Pagina 26 - a vol au vent de Cabilhou a la Dominicaine, an arliquinade de goles et merlins a la financiere, a turban de lapereaux de Garenne a la Sublime Porte, des cotelettes d'agneau precoce aux petits pois tardifs, des rodomontades de Porceau au sauce tomate d la
Pagina 217 - unadulterated menner, without any ettempt to overdo the thing!" " And you succeed most perfectly, my dear madam," rejoined Alfred. " But I suppose, by the excellence of your dinner," of which he had been unable to touch a single plat, " that you must have a French cook: of what school is he?"
Pagina 273 - I give it out as much as possible at the commencement of every season, to prevent disappointments." " But, supposing you ever were to propose,"" replied the invincible Miss Margaret, " what would you say ?" " Do not suppose any thing half so ridiculous, pray;—ask Lord Pastern." " If I were to wait to make a proposal until
Pagina 41 - mind doubts of Alfred's sincerity had long since arisen. " I believe," replied Herbert, somewhat sharply, " that Alfred would do as you have done, Charles, had he the misfortune to have such an uncouth cub for a cousin ;—but tell me, is it true that he refused to dine with the Longdales because he was
Pagina 89 - exclaimed Herbert, with pleasure ; " I loved the good old woman with all my heart, and, at all events, in her one can meet with no deceit, or underhand intentions." " Why, to say the truth," rejoined Lady Milton, " aunt Claudia imagined you were once in love with her niece, Arabella ; and if I were not
Pagina 44 - by describing the merits of the sauces and coulis, or the perfections of each dish ;—suffice it to say, that the games were removed by soufflets as light as gossamer, and fondus with the flavour of ambrosia. Amongst the entremets were vegetables of the rarest kinds, from the truffe au vin de Champagne, and
Pagina 47 - Then order me a cutlet, a few truffles, an apricot tart, and a bottle of the light Bourdeaux; and I will amuse myself until you return. We will then go down toBrooks's together.' ' It's rather unfortunate, my good fellow, but Marine is gone to Cramwell's, to assist his cook in making preparations for the
Pagina 237 - anonymous ! I swore I never would read one in all my life ; but this promises some fun, so let us see.— ' ' . " Do you suppose," proceeded the writer, " that Alfred Milton has no other object in view, in attempting to accelerate his cousin's marriage with Miss Manby, than a mere disinterested regard for their happiness
Pagina 182 - or six years, become mules, and assume the plumage of the male." To this simple and well-known fact, Botts replied with an air of incredulity, whilst the tongues of the sons were thrust into their cheeks. "I'cod! I should just as soon a thought of Mrs. Botts being turned into a zebra, and