- sauce + box (Wiktionary)
“I am more dutiful, I hope, than witty; or I should be a fool as well as a saucebox.”
““Look at her Laura-ship!” said a saucebox to her partner.”
“Out, out with you, you saucebox, you interloper!" she screamed; and she dashed at him and pecked him till he beat a speedy retreat.”
“To-day I have been visiting, which I had long neglected; and I dined with Mrs. Barton alone; and sauntered at the Coffee-house till past eight, and have been busy till eleven, and now I'll answer your letter, saucebox.”
“I had your letter this night, as told you just and no more in my last; for this must be taken up in answering yours, saucebox.”
“The calabash is left in the sun, and when the sauce dries up, water is poured on the dry ingredients, a perpetual saucebox.”
“After all, I'm not sure but Nature's biggest miracle has been performed in the saucebox.”
“The saucebox! and she earning the mighty wage of two-fifty per week.”
“I wish it were at the bottom!" replied saucebox, as loud as she could bawl, and pointing to the pedestals.”
“You're an insolent saucebox," says Jemmy; "you've learned that at your fine school.”
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These words are from Samuel Richardson's novel Clarissa, Or, The History of a Young Lady, 1747-48
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