Well, a cheetah is just a big cat, and yet a saucer
of milk does not go very far in satisfying its wants, I daresay.
If I could only empty my saucer
and go to sleep, I shouldn't be thinking of the number of people in this world, like myself, who would be better out of it than in it.
Of course they found the master's house locked up, and all the servants away in the close--about this time, no doubt, footing it away on the grass, with extreme delight to themselves, and in utter oblivion of the unfortunate bachelor their master, whose one enjoyment in the shape of meals was his "dish of tea" (as our grandmothers called it) in the evening; and the phrase was apt in his case, for he always poured his out into the saucer
Sedley that a muffin and a quantity of orange marmalade spread out in a little cut-glass saucer
would be peculiarly agreeable refreshments to Amelia in her most interesting situation.
As if too hot for her lips, she filled her saucer
with the greasy-looking, nondescript fluid, and continued her set glare, her breast rising and falling with staccato, mechanical movement.
But, the little shop is so excessively dark, is stuck so full of black shelves and brackets and nooks and corners, that he sees Mr Venus's cup and saucer
only because it is close under the candle, and does not see from what mysterious recess Mr Venus produces another for himself until it is under his nose.
And what sort of lively lads with the pencil those Chinese are, many queer cups and saucers
She saw the door open into the other room; saw the supper-table, with its snowy cloth; heard the dreamy murmur of the singing tea-kettle; saw Ruth tripping backward and forward, with plates of cake and saucers
of preserves, and ever and anon stopping to put a cake into Harry's hand, or pat his head, or twine his long curls round her snowy fingers.
Early as it was, on the windy March morning, the room in which he lay abed was already scrubbed throughout; and between the cups and saucers
arranged for breakfast, and the lumbering deal table, a very clean white cloth was spread.
A teaboard, cups and saucers
, plates, knives and forks (including carvers), spoons (various), saltcellars, a meek little muffin confined with the utmost precaution under a strong iron cover, Moses in the bullrushes typified by a soft bit of butter in a quantity of parsley, a pale loaf with a powdered head, two proof impressions of the bars of the kitchen fire-place on triangular bits of bread, and ultimately a fat family urn: which the waiter staggered in with, expressing in his countenance burden and suffering.
If you go into the first room, you will see a great chest in the middle of the floor with a dog sitting upon it; he has eyes as large as saucers
, but you needn't trouble about him.
Notwithstanding the size of the tables, there was scarcely a spot where the rich damask could be seen, so crowded were the dishes, with their associated bottles, plates, and saucers