I was glad, when I came home from school at noon, to see a farm-wagon standing in the back yard, and I was always ready to run downtown to get beefsteak
or baker's bread for unexpected company.
There, after a glass of brandy and water, and a mutton-chop, a beefsteak
, a broiled fowl, or some such hasty little dinner and supper all in one, he had better spend the evening by the fireside.
I did not like to leave him, under such circumstances, and we all three dined together off a beefsteak
pie - which was one of the many good things for which Peggotty was famous - and which was curiously flavoured on this occasion, I recollect well, by a miscellaneous taste of tea, coffee, butter, bacon, cheese, new loaves, firewood, candles, and walnut ketchup, continually ascending from the shop.
Then there was a man further along who had no eyes, and whose face was the color of a fly-blown beefsteak
, and wrinkled and twisted like a lava-flow--and verily so tumbled and distorted were his features that no man could tell the wart that served him for a nose from his cheek-bones.
This time we were not so lucky as to find a sheltering rock to guard us from the glare of the sun, with the result that about seven o'clock we woke up experiencing the exact sensations one would attribute to a beefsteak
on a gridiron.
Goodworthy was an old friend and he greeted them effusively; they dined in his private room with his wife, and to Philip it seemed that he had never eaten anything so delicious as the beefsteak
aux pommes, nor drunk such nectar as the vin ordinaire, which were set before them.
I think some beefsteak
and chocolate layer-cake would taste best," said Dorothy.
At a table he sat and consumed beefsteak
, flapjacks, doughnuts and pie.
Meantime the man had pushed open a little side door and called to somebody to bring him half a dozen eggs and a piece of beefsteak
But I bided my time, and one day, when opportunity was ripe, lured the animal away and settled for him with strychnine and beefsteak
On the day of the races at Krasnoe Selo, Vronsky had come earlier than usual to eat beefsteak
in the common messroom of the regiment.
Eat strong, nourishing food, and beefsteak
, plenty of beefsteak