before-breakfast love

before-breakfast

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  • As for himself, he definitely abandoned work on his book, and joined in the before-breakfast swims of the hardier younger folk, in the morning rides over the ranch, and in whatever fun was afoot indoors and out.

    CHAPTER XIX

  • Last into the blankets at night, he was first out in the morning, so that the other three had hot coffee before their one before-breakfast pack.

    LIKE ARGUS OF THE ANCIENT TIMES

  • Sherlock Holmes was, as I expected, lounging about his sitting - room in his dressing-gown, reading the agony column of The Times and smoking his before-breakfast pipe, which was com - posed of all the plugs and dottles left from his smokes of the day before, all carefully dried and collected on the corner of the mantelpiece.

    Sole Music

  • In any case, since there was no reduction in his before-breakfast or after-supper appetites, he never heard her complain.

    Beloved

  • Dick and Julian were awake, and quite ready for a before-breakfast bathe.

    Five Have Plenty Of Fun

  • He had been helping Dummy with the before-breakfast jobs.

    The Rubadub Mystery

  • Shortly after sunup, the girls arose, put on their bathing suits, and went down to the beach for a before-breakfast plunge.

    Campfire Girls at Twin Lakes The Quest of a Summer Vacation

  • Pretty soon he came in with his before-breakfast grouch.

    Tales of the Road

  • Janice got up and took her usual before-breakfast run the next morning.

    Janice Day at Poketown

  • As we did not know his name, it was by good luck that we encountered him on the steps of the Royal George setting forth on his before-breakfast constitutional.

    A Sheaf of Corn

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