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wedding-breakfast

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  • “Walímah”; like our wedding-breakfast but a much more ceremonious and important affair.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He was to come to an early supper, which she had arranged to take the place of a wedding-breakfast next day — the latter not being feasible in her present situation.

    A Changed Man

  • Sometimes when we were too bored to go to a tea-party or a concert we would set off for the country, and he would shew me extraordinary marriages between flowers, which was far more amusing than going to human marriages — no wedding-breakfast and no crowd in the sacristy.

    The Guermantes Way

  • But on that July day, Diana basked in the warm affection of the crowds who lined the route back to Buckingham Palace where the royal family and their guests enjoyed the traditional royal wedding-breakfast.

    DIANA

  • But on that July day, Diana basked in the warm affection of the crowds who lined the route back to Buckingham Palace where the royal family and their guests enjoyed the traditional royal wedding-breakfast.

    DIANA

  • Netta did as she was bid, and in a short time was at the head of the table, on which a wedding-breakfast had been duly placed, according to the general rules laid down for such occasions.

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • The bridegroom is allowed to make what presents he pleases to the bride, and to send something in the nature of a fan, a locket, a ring, or a bouquet to the bridesmaids; he has also to buy the wedding-ring, and, of course, he sends a bouquet to the bride; but he is not to furnish cards or carriages or the wedding-breakfast; this is all done by the bride's family.

    Manners and Social Usages

  • If friends are invited to a wedding-breakfast or a reception at the house, that fact is stated on a separate card, which is enclosed in the same envelope.

    Manners and Social Usages

  • Pen was just imbibing a copious draught of Champagne at the wedding-breakfast of her niece, "Mrs. Joseph Leavenworth," when she was roused by the bride elect, who passed through the room with a lamp and a shawl in her hand.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 70, August, 1863

  • So time and events went on till the moment came for that fearful infliction -- the wedding-breakfast toast prefaced by the wedding-breakfast speech.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 101, May, 1876

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