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  • Not only had he met Mary Condon at the Central Labor Council, but he had stopped in at a chop-house with her, on the way home, and treated her to oysters.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • After parting from Tim Hagan Young Dick spent a busy hour or so looking up one, Marcovich, a Slavonian schoolmate whose father ran a chop-house in which was reputed to be served the finest twenty-cent meal in the city.

    CHAPTER IV

  • Council, but he had stopped at a chop-house with her, on the way home, and treated her to oysters.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • I was still no nearer finding the consul, and the constable. had given me a scare, so after a shave and brush-up and a hearty steak and eggs at a chop-house, I looked for a fellow-countryman - and the sure way to do that in America in those days was to find a Catholic church.

    THE NUMBERS

  • On 9 December 1710, Swift set out at ten oclock to the Tower, and saw the lions; then to Bedlam; then dined at the chop-house behind the Exchange; and concluded the night at the Puppet Show.

    Bedlam

  • This she did cleverly, and they were not put out; because they were to dine at his expense at a snug little chop-house in Parliament Street, and there to remain until he came to pay the score.

    Mary Anerley

  • It was little more than an excellent chop-house of the older American order.

    An American Tragedy

  • The fug, the warm meaty smell of the City chop-house, had suddenly become intolerable.

    The Years

  • The hour was on lunch-time; Grindle proposed that they should go together to a legal chop-house, which offered prime value for your money, and where, over the meal, he would give Mahony the latest news of his suit.

    Australia Felix

  • And barely ten days before I'd been unbuttoning in that Singapore chop-house, bursting with best meat and drink, and running a lascivious eye over Madame Sabba!

    Flashman's Lady

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