breakfast-hour love

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  • Before the breakfast-hour arrived, they had fenced off with a ditch the only side on which lay ingress into the place, and had palisaded off the whole, leaving only three gates.

    Anabasis

  • The breakfast-hour was nominally seven, and afterwards

    The Englishwoman in America

  • The rector, he knows, breakfasts alone at half-past nine, the ladies of the family having a different breakfast-hour; Arthur will have an early ride over the hill and breakfast with him.

    Adam Bede

  • Her lute and favorite airs lost half their power to please; the day seemed to stand still — she became melancholy, and thought the breakfast-hour would never arrive.

    A Sicilian Romance

  • At the usual breakfast-hour the doctor entered the parlour with

    Doctor Thorne

  • The hall-clock struck the adjourned breakfast-hour.

    No Name

  • Look for much breakfast-hour ridiculing from Mr. Cafferty and Ms. Zahn as the summer progresses.

    The Fox-CNN Trash Talk Contest ��� Bryant's Boss Takes a Leap ��� Bon Soir, Mole Deux!

  • It was hard to talk over the breakfast-hour din, but in a way the noise and the smells were reassuring.

    Cradle and All

  • He told them his breakfast-hour was seven o'clock, and obtained a promise that they would visit him.

    Fletcher of Madeley

  • The breakfast-hour in the Anstice household was regularly irregular.

    Flint His Faults, His Friendships and His Fortunes

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