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  • A copper lamp illuminated the tablecloth of coarse white linen, the pewter jug shining like silver, and filled with wine, and the brown, smoking soup-tureen.

    Les Miserables

  • Eve put out her hand and grasped his tightly; then she carried off the empty plate and the brown earthen soup-tureen, and brought the dish that she had made for him.

    Two Poets

  • The smash of the soup-tureen, and swift descent of the kitchen-maid and soup-ladle down the stairs to the lower regions.

    A Little Dinner at Timmins’s

  • The lady heaved a sigh, and placed herself before the soup-tureen.

    A Legend of the Rhine

  • The shutters were closed; on a round table, covered with a tablecloth of dazzling whiteness, amid cut-glass decanters of red wine, there were eight lighted candles in silver candlesticks; a fire glowed cheerfully on the hearth, and an old and very stately-looking butler, with a huge bald head, wearing an English dress, stood before another table on which was pleasingly conspicuous a large soup-tureen, encircled by light savoury-smelling steam.

    The Jew and other stories

  • Marie, standing at the soup-tureen, heard it all and became very spiteful.

    The Golden Lion of Granpere

  • There she was standing at the soup-tureen with her back to the company.

    The Golden Lion of Granpere

  • You notice that soup-tureen in the middle of the table?

    The Lilac Fairy Book

  • He also carried over the heavy soup-tureen in which was the claret-cup.

    Australia Felix

  • An hour later the soup-tureen was placed on the table; and

    No Name

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