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  • Youd be in a restaurant for a dish of pasta and a glass of wine, and youd notice, once the bill was presented, that the waiter had forgotten to note down the glass of wine, forgotten to charge you.

    The Italian Summer

  • ‘My feaste of joy is but a dish of payne,’ as the condemned man said before he was publicly disemboweled.

    THE ANTHOLOGIST

  • With a dish towel tied around her waist to protect her peach-colored dress, Sharon peeled potatoes to boil and mash and scrounged around to find some kind of tray to serve the meal on while the potatoes were cooking.

    Western Man

  • Just then a dish of baked lampreys was presented, followed by a gritty, grey mound.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • Didst thou never see Titan kiss a dish of butter? pitiful-hearted Titan, that melted at the sweet tale of the sun's! if thou didst, then behold that compound.

    The First Part of King Henry IV

  • I was poking through a dish of groovy old-lady earrings when I heard the slow squeal of bike brakes behind me.

    The Six Rules of Maybe

  • I poked around a Tupperware container of old-guy tools and a dish of necklaces.

    The Six Rules of Maybe

  • At one point when I bobble a dish and two strawberries drop to the floor, the young redheaded woman hands me a roll of paper towels.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • Miss Freeman waddled her way across the street and over to our place with a big platter of fried catfish and hush puppies and a dish of potatoes and a salad.

    Glimpse

  • We both ordered a dish that had the word chicken in it.

    Humor for a Sister’s Heart

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