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  • In those days you could have carried Kipling around in a lunch-basket; now he fills the world.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • If Pomponius had kicked him in the privates and stolen his lunch-basket, this button mouth would never get excited about it to me.

    A Body In The Bath House

  • Susan B. Anthony had provided a lunch-basket, well filled, for Mrs. Lee and myself, to serve for the entire journey.

    A Woman's Life-Work — Labors and Experiences

  • "You forgot the lunch-basket, Elsie," he said, looking across at Dexie who sat facing her.

    Miss Dexie A Romance of the Provinces

  • "Oh! no trouble at all," said the affable stranger; then turning to Dexie he relieved her of her armful of wraps, with a simple "Allow me, please," and started away with Lancy, who was carrying the so far unused lunch-basket, leaving the girls to follow at their own pace.

    Miss Dexie A Romance of the Provinces

  • Had it not been for the fact that amidst the hurry of gathering up the wraps, etc., from the carriage, they had forgotten that ever-welcome addition to one's travelling paraphernalia, the lunch-basket, Hugh might have been unable to get a word from Dexie beyond the curt "good-bye" that she had already cut and dried, as it were, and ready to fling out the window at him at the last moment.

    Miss Dexie A Romance of the Provinces

  • There are the costumes to be dusted and put away, the paintbrushes to clean, the dishes and lunch-basket to be attended to.

    In and out of Three Normady Inns

  • Already the lunch-basket was packed, and as soon as the children were dressed and the breakfast eaten, it was time to start.

    Chico: the Story of a Homing Pigeon

  • Next day Madeline took Brookes, and 'The Amazing Marriage', and a lunch-basket, and went out to Mashobra, where the deodars shadow hardly any scandal at all, and the Snows come, with perceptible confidence, a little nearer.

    The Pool in the Desert

  • When I am grubbing out willows along the ravine, the grubbing-hoe, a lunch-basket well filled, and a jug of water from the deep well up there under the trees seem to be the sum total of the necessary appliances for a life of usefulness and contentment.

    Reveries of a Schoolmaster

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