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  • He would remain there till luncheon-time and return in the early afternoon.

    Max

  • He would remain there till luncheon-time and return in the early afternoon.

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  • “Which will serve me to luncheon-time, I promise you,” said

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • Miss Thorne, who had she known all the truth would have vanished into air at once, had no conception that her immediate absence would be a blessing and remained chatting with them till luncheon-time.

    Barchester Towers

  • He seldom ate at all during the middle of the day, though if guests were present he would join them at luncheon-time and walk up and down while they were eating, talking and gesticulating in his fervent, fascinating way.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • I ought, perhaps, to have made more progress than this; but, as the luncheon-time drew near, I grew restless and unsettled, and felt unable to fix my attention on work, even though that work was only of the humble manual kind.

    The Woman in White

  • Once I had received this letter, whenever, at luncheon-time, the post was brought in, I could tell at once when it was from him that

    Within a Budding Grove

  • But it did so happen, nevertheless, that the Countess made her dinner at luncheon-time, and that she always came upstairs towards evening, although Mrs. Rubelle had taken the nursing duties entirely off her hands.

    The Woman in White

  • A visit at luncheon-time and another visit at dinner-time from

    Armadale

  • He came at luncheon-time, and saw Norah; and, from all

    No Name

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