When the parents of the house of Sedley returned from their dinner-party, they found the young people so busy in talking, that they had not heard the arrival of the carriage, and Mr. Joseph was in the act of saying, "My dear Miss Sharp, one little teaspoonful of jelly to recruit you after your immense--your--your delightful exertions."
"Suppose we go and have some jellies at Dutton's," and the rogue Jos, willing to kill two birds with one stone.
Miss O. drove the Todds out in her carriage now and then; when they were ill, her footman, in large plush smalls and waistcoat, brought jellies and delicacies from Russell Square to Coram Street.
"God bless my soul, yes," Jos said, wagging his head, so that his cheeks quivered like jellies.
The first jelly-like beginnings of life must have perished whenever they got out of the water, as jelly-fish dry up and perish on our beaches to-day.
All those little pond-life things--specks of colourless translucent jelly!
I was thinking only last night of the sea larvae and all jelly-fish!"
"Bigger 'n a barn ... all made o' squirmin' ropes ... hull thing sort o' shaped like a hen's egg bigger'n anything, with dozens o' legs like hogsheads that haff shut up when they step ... nothin' solid abaout it--all like jelly, an' made o' sep'rit wrigglin' ropes pushed clost together ... great bulgin' eyes all over it ... ten or twenty maouths or trunks a-stickin' aout all along the sides, big as stovepipes, an' all a-tossin' an' openin' an' shuttin' ... all gray, with kinder blue or purple rings ... an' Gawd in Heaven--that haff face on top!..."
It was as if the whole were made up of a piece of jelly.
We may compare a vague word to a jelly and a general word to a heap of shot.
After a velvety oyster soup came shad and cucumbers, then a young broiled turkey with corn fritters, followed by a canvas-back with currant jelly and a celery mayonnaise.
After supper, where were plenty of Spanish and Rhine wines, soups a la bisque and au lait d’amandes*, puddings a la Trafalgar, and all sorts of cold meats with jellies that trembled in the dishes, the carriages one after the other began to drive off.
The fever had left him, and Randall McLean, very white and "peaked" looking, was sitting propped up in bed and enjoying the wine-jelly Mrs. Miller had brought with her own hands.
Serve with celery and currant jelly.
Then mix 1/2 ounce of butter with 1/2 tablespoonful of curry-powder and 1 tablespoonful of lemon-juice; add to the sauce with the sliced venison; cover and let simmer ten minutes; then add 1 tablespoonful of currant jelly.
Serve with toasted croutons and currant jelly.
It's so dull staying in the house with nothing to do except read, and one gets sick to death of chicken broth and jelly!
We’re going to have jellied chicken and cold tongue.
Anne, flushed with delight, clapped it together with layers of ruby jelly and, in imagination, saw Mrs. Allan eating it and possibly asking for another piece!
Yours in politics, J. Abbott 17th October Dear Daddy-Long-Legs, Supposing the swimming tank in the gymnasium were filled full of lemon jelly, could a person trying to swim manage to keep on top or would he sink?