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before-breakfast

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  • Last into the blankets at night, he was first out in the morning, so that the other three had hot coffee before their one before-breakfast pack.

    LIKE ARGUS OF THE ANCIENT TIMES

  • As for himself, he definitely abandoned work on his book, and joined in the before-breakfast swims of the hardier younger folk, in the morning rides over the ranch, and in whatever fun was afoot indoors and out.

    CHAPTER XIX

  • Sherlock Holmes was, as I expected, lounging about his sitting - room in his dressing-gown, reading the agony column of The Times and smoking his before-breakfast pipe, which was com - posed of all the plugs and dottles left from his smokes of the day before, all carefully dried and collected on the corner of the mantelpiece.

    Sole Music

  • In any case, since there was no reduction in his before-breakfast or after-supper appetites, he never heard her complain.

    Beloved

  • Dick and Julian were awake, and quite ready for a before-breakfast bathe.

    Five Have Plenty Of Fun

  • He had been helping Dummy with the before-breakfast jobs.

    The Rubadub Mystery

  • Shortly after sunup, the girls arose, put on their bathing suits, and went down to the beach for a before-breakfast plunge.

    Campfire Girls at Twin Lakes The Quest of a Summer Vacation

  • Pretty soon he came in with his before-breakfast grouch.

    Tales of the Road

  • Janice got up and took her usual before-breakfast run the next morning.

    Janice Day at Poketown

  • Sherlock Holmes was, as I expected, lounging about his sitting - room in his dressing-gown, reading the agony column of The Times and smoking his before-breakfast pipe, which was com - posed of all the plugs and dottles left from his smokes of the day before, all carefully dried and collected on the corner of the mantelpiece.

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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