Business disposed of, Mr Swiveller was inwardly reminded of its being nigh dinner-time, and to the intent that his health might not be endangered by longer abstinence, dispached a message to the nearest eating-house
requiring an immediate supply of boiled beef and greens for two.
The sailor stopped at an eating-house
in the neighbourhood, and went in.
He had married a poor ignorant woman, who had served as a waitress at some low eating-house
, who had unexpectedly come into a little money, and whose small inheritance he had mercilessly squandered to the last farthing.
One day Philip went to dine by arrangement at the wretched eating-house
at which Cronshaw insisted on taking his meals, but Cronshaw did not appear.
I was told that a great court lady, who had several children,--is married to the prime minister, the richest subject in the kingdom, a very graceful person, extremely fond of her, and lives in the finest palace of the island,--went down to Lagado on the pretence of health, there hid herself for several months, till the king sent a warrant to search for her; and she was found in an obscure eating-house
all in rags, having pawned her clothes to maintain an old deformed footman, who beat her every day, and in whose company she was taken, much against her will.
I agreed with him as to the utter impossibility of making it elevenpence ha'penny; but at the same time I resolved to one day decoy him to an eating-house
I remembered near Covent Garden, where the waiter, for the better discharge of his duties, goes about in his shirt-sleeves--and very dirty sleeves they are, too, when it gets near the end of the month.
To the soup succeeded some beefsteaks, compressed by an hydraulic press, as tender and succulent as if brought straight from the kitchen of an English eating-house
. Michel, who was imaginative, maintained that they were even "red."
He recalled it on passing an eating-house
or tavern, and felt that he was hungry.
"They keep the directories and registers in this eating-house
," said Westmacott.
The Assistant Commissioner, reaching this conclusion, entered the street in his turn, and came upon a large van arrested in front of the dimly lit window-panes of a carter's eating-house
. The man was refreshing himself inside, and the horses, their big heads lowered to the ground, fed out of nose-bags steadily.
When we had engaged this domicile, I bought some cold meat at an eating-house
, and took my fellow-travellers home to tea; a proceeding, I regret to state, which did not meet with Mrs.
It was evening before a long round of such visits (interrupted only by a scanty dinner at an eating-house
) terminated at Pimlico, and Ralph walked along St James's Park, on his way home.