Yes, he must bring out seats and food for both, and in serving us present not ewer and napkin with more show of respect to the one than to the other."
He must bring nothing outside; we will go in -- in among the dirt, and possibly other repulsive things, -- and take the food with the household, and after the fashion of the house, and all on equal terms, except the man be of the serf class; and finally, there will be no ewer and no napkin, whether he be serf or free.
D'Artagnan stopped to look at a sideboard on which was a superb ewer
The basin and the ewer
had been smashed, the looking-glass was in fragments, and the sheets were in ribands.
To some he said, "I wish I had what you have; I would give it you." And to others, "I have but this silver ewer
; it is worth at least five hundred livres, - take it." The effect of which was - so truly is courtesy a current payment - that the prince constantly found means to renew his creditors.
Well, everything on this tray is at least a hundred years old: these cups, these spoons, this ewer
, are all heirlooms; my great-grandmother left them to my grandmother, she to my mother, and my mother brought them with her from England to Switzerland, and left them to me; and, ever since I was a little girl, I have thought I should like to carry them back to England, whence they came."
What, when the great Pope washes the feet of beggars, using his tiara for ewer
? Oh, my sweet cardinals!
A maid servant then brought them water in a beautiful golden ewer
and poured it into a silver basin for them to wash their hands, and she drew a clean table beside them.
Through the open door you see a red-tiled floor, a large wooden bed, and on a deal table a ewer
and a basin.
Four--an incense-boat, a ewer
of silver, a gold buckle and a cope worked in pearls.
Three chairs and a couple of straw- bottomed armchairs stood about the room, and on a low chest of drawers in walnut wood stood a basin, and a ewer
of obsolete pattern with a lid, which was kept in place by a leaden rim round the top of the vessel.
A change had taken place in the weather the preceding evening, and a keen north-east wind, whistling through the crevices of our bedroom windows all night long, had made us shiver in our beds, and turned the contents of the ewers