bread-and-cheese love



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  • Perhaps he would renounce his bread-and-cheese fantasy in light of what he wrote about the virtue of temperance: “We should thank God for beer and burgundy by not drinking too much of them.”

    Much Ado About Cheese

  • They now crossed Mellstock Bridge, and went along an embowered path beside the Froom towards the church and vicarage, meeting Voss with the hot mead and bread-and-cheese as they were approaching the churchyard.

    Under the Greenwood Tree

  • As for that fair young creature, any change as long as it was change was pleasant to her; and for a week or two she would have liked poverty and a cottage, and bread-and-cheese; and, for a night, perhaps, a dungeon and bread-and-water, and so the move to

    The History of Pendennis

  • His feet were covered with peaked buskins of buff leather, and a belt round his slender waist, of the same material, held his knife, his tobacco-pipe and pouch, and his long shining dirk; which, though the adventurous youth had as yet only employed it to fashion wicket-bails, or to cut bread-and-cheese, he was now quite ready to use against the enemy.

    A Legend of the Rhine

  • She wanted it white and chilled with a musky aftertaste that would remind her of bread-and-cheese picnics in France.

    In the Presence of the Enemy

  • "You might as well eat something," Robin observed, biting into her bread-and-cheese with appreciation.

    The Robin And The Kestrel

  • He exchanged places with Gwyna, driving while she rummaged around in their stores for something for them both to eat that was not bread-and-cheese.

    The Robin And The Kestrel

  • But he groped after her hand, then seized the slice of bread-and-cheese she handed him without looking at it, and wolfed it down without tasting it, his eyes never leaving the clearing in front of their wagon.

    The Robin And The Kestrel

  • She accepted bread-and-cheese with a nod of thanks.

    The Robin And The Kestrel

  • While he recalled only too well the days when he would have been happy to eat bread-and-cheese for a month running, those days were in the past, and if he had a choice, well, the same food for three meals in a row was not going to be his choice.

    The Robin And The Kestrel


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