The children especially going to school, the bluish doves flying down from the roofs to the pavement, and the little loaves
covered with flour, thrust out by an unseen hand, touched him.
She walked over the meadow, and presently she came upon a baker's oven full of bread, and the loaves cried out to her, 'Take us out, take us out, or alas!
we shall be burnt to a cinder; we were baked through long ago,' cried the loaves as before.
It was not until the cottage loaves
and the milk had for some time disappeared, and the foreshadowings of night were creeping over Mincing Lane, that the cherub by degrees became a little nervous, and said to Bella, as he cleared his throat:
She did all the chores and then was needing the loaves
when she looked up and saw a tramp coming in and he was an awful villenus looking tramp.
When this important point shall be achieved, it will be in season to turn our attention to an improvement in the manufacture of the article, But thou knowest, Richard, that I have already subjected our sugar to the process of the refiner, and that the result has produced loaves as white as the snow on yon fields, and possessing the saccharine quality in its utmost purity.”
I would build a sugar house in the village; I would invite learned men to an investigation of the subject—and such are easily to be found, sir; yes, sir, they are not difficult to find—men who unite theory with practice; and I would select a wood of young and thrifty trees; and, instead of making loaves of the size of a lump of candy, dam’me, ‘Duke, but I’d have them as big as a haycock.”
"Nothing grows in our yard but the bread tree," he mused, "and there are only two more loaves
on that tree; and they're not ripe yet.
Here are two loaves
and a ham for you, so that you won't starve." The bread and the meat were fastened to the Reindeer's back; the little maiden opened the door, called in all the dogs, and then with her knife cut the rope that fastened the animal, and said to him, "Now, off with you; but take good care of the little girl!"
Yet here he was going about the country clipping small boys over the ear-hole, and flinging loaves
of bread at bank-clerks as if he were Henry James or Marie Corelli.
Then he studied the deep-lined face of the toil-worn woman before him, remembered her soups and loaves
of new baking, and felt spring up in him the warmest gratitude and philanthropy.
Fuchs brought up a sack of potatoes and a piece of cured pork from the cellar, and grandmother packed some loaves
of Saturday's bread, a jar of butter, and several pumpkin pies in the straw of the wagon-box.