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138 examples of  teacup  in sentences

138 examples of teacup in sentences

The Walker affair, which now broke out again, was much more serious than the storm in the Council's teacup.

She lifted her teacup, he lifted his, the two gazing at each other over the brims, both half-distressed, half-comforted by the fact that Love still remained their toast-master after the passing of all the years.

Such politics as existed, as between one Duchy and another, were mere teacup politics.

Procure some nice young parsley; wash it and dry it thoroughly in a cloth; pound the leaves in a mortar till all the juice is extracted, and put the juice in a teacup or small jar; place this in a saucepan of boiling water, and warm it on the bain marie principle just long enough to take off its rawness; let it drain, and it will be ready for colouring.

To blanch the almonds, put them into a small mug or teacup, pour over them boiling water, let them remain for 2 or 3 minutes, and the skins may then be easily removed.

The bacon was down to a piece of fat two inches thick and seven inches long; there was bacon grease a couple of inches deep in a tomato-can; there was a teacup of flour; there was one small tin of sardines and a smaller one of devilled meat.

"I've lost them both by this day's folly," thought Kitty, as Mrs. Brown departed with the teacup.

" I put down the teacup and stared at her in the blankest amazement.

Dorothea sat counting her guests, and assuring herself that the number of teacups would suffice.

"It so happened that M. Benest had pretermitted his angling, that afternoon, for a stroll along the cliff: but he heard the news on his return, from his landlady, while he sat at teathat is to say, he heard a part of it, for before the story was out he had set down his teacup, caught up hat and stick, and stumped out of the house.

I had staked all on Gussie making a favourable impression on his hostess, basing my confidence on the fact that he was one of those timid, obsequious, teacup-passing, thin-bread-and-butter-offering yes-men whom women of my Aunt Dahlia's type nearly always like at first sight.

Your own name will doubtless come up in the course of general chitchat over the teacups.

Stone gaped, and Robinson nearly dropped his teacup.

1 teacup red lentils, 2 teacups bread-crumbs, or 1 teacup kornules, cornflour or egg, 1-1/2 teacups water, 4 medium-sized onions, 1 grated lemon rind, 2 teaspoons mixed herbs.

1 teacup red lentils, 2 teacups bread-crumbs, or 1 teacup kornules, cornflour or egg, 1-1/2 teacups water, 4 medium-sized onions, 1 grated lemon rind, 2 teaspoons mixed herbs.

1 teacup red lentils, 2 teacups bread-crumbs, or 1 teacup kornules, cornflour or egg, 1-1/2 teacups water, 4 medium-sized onions, 1 grated lemon rind, 2 teaspoons mixed herbs.

1 large onion, 1 dessertspoon curry powder, 1 oz. butter or nutter, 3 hard-boiled eggs, 1 dessertspoon tomato pulp, 1 teacup water.

Use also 2 teacups water in place of the 1, and only 3/4 oz. butter or nutter.

But a good sauce may be made by allowing 1 teacup water or carrot stock to each teacup of pulp, boiling up and thickening with wholemeal flour.

But a good sauce may be made by allowing 1 teacup water or carrot stock to each teacup of pulp, boiling up and thickening with wholemeal flour.

2 eggs, 1 teacup flour, milk.

He came in with a teacup in one hand and a piece of bread-and-butter in the other.

" This did not seem to encourage the witness at all; he kept shifting from one foot to the other, looking uneasily at the Queen, and in his confusion he bit a large piece out of his teacup instead of the bread-and-butter.

She balanced her spoon on her teacup and let it fall.

much cry and little wool, much ado about nothing; storm in a teacup, tempest in a teacup; fine talking.

much cry and little wool, much ado about nothing; storm in a teacup, tempest in a teacup; fine talking.

549. Exaggeration N. exaggeration; expansion &c 194; hyperbole, stretch, strain, coloring; high coloring, caricature, caricatura^; extravagance &c (nonsense) 497; Baron Munchausen; men in buckram, yarn, fringe, embroidery, traveler's tale; fish story, gooseberry [Slang]. storm in a teacup; much ado about nothing &c (overestimation) 482; puff, puffery &c (boasting) 884; rant &c (turgescence) 577

if a terrier the size of a teacup but boldly go at him, down goes his tail like a pump-handle, he turns white with fear, and like the arrant coward that he is, tumbles on his back and fairly screams for mercy.

It was really a storm in a teacup, and but for the future eminence of one of the friends concerned would call for no remark.

Although the exact definition of a domestic novel nowhere appears, the term may be understoodby expanding the French roman ร  la tasse de thรฉas meaning a realistic piece of fiction in which the heroine serves as chief protagonist, and which can be read with a teacup in one hand without danger of spilling the tea.

My friend Katie says the world isn't properly warmed up till five o'clock, and certainly there is a feeling of comfort all over everything at the clink of the teacups.

Poor Belle is still single, still buried in the damp parsonage, where she paints plates and teacups, and wears out my old gowns, just as she is wearing out her own life, poor creature!'

The little old lady had a dainty sign painted and hung it up outside her place, 'The Teacup.'

The shell, neatly bisected, makes a pair of teacups, and either of these, fitted with a wooden handle, makes a handy spoon.

He said neither yea nor nay, but watched dazedly her preparations, her concoctions, her advance upon him with a yellow teacup and a wafer.

A very good way is to have a little gravy prepared by diluting half a teaspoonful "Marmite" or a teaspoonful "Carnos" in a half teacup boiling water.

A teacup each of grated walnuts, brown bread crumbs, and milk, a beaten egg, pepper and salt.

So reaching home at the aforesaid late hour, where Mr. Ned became good again when he stooped to unlatch the gate, 'Tenty looked so fresh and rosy and sweet when she came in, that Aunt 'Viny growled to herself, found fault with her gruel, scolded at the blanket, tipped over the teacup, and worried 'Tenty back into stern reality, till the girl stole off to her bed.

Put her down,she's worth her tea and toast ten times over,nobody knows what a "thunder-and-lightning woman," as poor Major used to have it, is, till she gets alongside of one of those old-maidish girls, with hair the color of brown sugar, and eyes like the blue of a teacup.

But with the coat missing, and a dress and hat gone, it began to look as if I had been making a fool of myself, and stirring up a tempest in a teacup.

"I am hoping," said Thorndyke, as he held out his hand for my teacup, "that these profound reflections of yours are connected with the Hornby affair; in which case I should expect to hear that the riddle is solved and the mystery made plain.

" "H'm," grunted Thorndyke, as he sauntered up and down the room, teacup in hand, "to guess, eh?

With the deliberate care that a suddenly tremulous hand made necessary he put down his teacup and spoke as if addressing it.

If the sweetest blue eyes that ever beamed beneath a forehead of snowy whiteness, over which dark brown and waving hair fell, less in curls than masses of locky richness, could only have known what wild work they were making of my poor heart, Miss Dashwood, I trust, would have looked at her teacup or her muffin rather than at me, as she actually did, on that fatal morning.

The manner of holding a teacup is more important than the heart's deep dreams.

Linda's head drooped over the teacup.

Roars of laughter succeeded, and a teacup did duty for the soup-ladle.

Minnie, teacup in hand, regarded him over its rim with wide, malicious eyes.

" Al doused his cigarette in the dregs of a convenient teacup.

Her head came down among the supper things with a little crash that set the teacups, and the greasy plates to jingling, and she sobbed as she lay there, with great tearing, ugly sobs that would not be stilled, though she tried to stifle them as does one who lives in a paper-thin Chicago flat.

you've upset your teacup!

That makes it five four." Markham, teacup in hand, followed the Countess to the balustrade and watched.

" He frowned into his teacup but did not reply.

what are you bothering yourself about Mr. Linden for?' "'How long since you was made a trustee?' said the Squire, beginning his sentence with an untranslatable sort of grunt, and ending it in his teacup.

Two short radical nouns are apt to unite in a permanent compound, when the former, taking the sole accent, expresses the main purpose or chief characteristic of the thing named by the latter; as, teacup, sunbeam, daystar, horseman, sheepfold, houndfish, hourglass.

If the apparition of the night before was an ocular delusion of my fancy sporting with the dark outlines of our cupboard, and if its horrid eyes were nothing but a pair of inverted teacups, I had, at all events, the satisfaction of having launched the poker with admirable effect, and in true "fancy" phrase, "knocked its two daylights into one," as the commingled fragments of my tea-service testified.

The Professor finds a Fly in his Teacup.

It is a valiant and truculent little beast, nevertheless, and if given the chance will bite a piece the size of a teacup out of either man or dog.

A battle over the teacups.

The teacup whale, by Lydia Gibson.

Storm in a teacup.

MARLING, MARJORIE, LADY. Storm in a teacup.

Teacup and coffee cup divination, by C. C. Zain, pseud.

A battle over the teacups.

The teacup whale, by Lydia Gibson.

Storm in a teacup.

MARLING, MARJORIE, LADY. Storm in a teacup.

Teacup and coffee cup divination, by C. C. Zain, pseud.

join the gipsies again.' Venetia looked into a teacup, and then touched an egg, and then twirled a spoon; but Lady Annabel seemed quite imperturbable, and only observed, 'Probably his guardian is ill, and he has been suddenly summoned to town.

When dusty, the leaves should be sponged with tepid milk and watera teacup of the former to a gallon of the latter.

Mr. Skale laughed good-humouredly, as the two men, suddenly in the region of teacups and buttered toast, looked one another in the face with a certain confusion.

"Listen, and you shall presently hear her name," the clergyman whispered, glancing up at the other over his teacup, but Spinrobin was crunching his toast too noisily to notice the meaning of the words fully.

He glanced up quickly from his teacup, and chancing to meet Miriam's eye, he saw that she was smiling as she watched him.

It was, of course, stupid and clumsy of Spinrobin to drop his teacup and let it smash noisily against the leg of the table; yet it was natural enough, for in his ecstasy and amazement he apparently lost control of certain muscles in his trembling fingers....

A bit of egg shell sticking to a cracked teacup was stolen as a relic of Washington's last breakfast in Smalltown.

" She set down her teacup and looked up at him.

There Sally, lilac-clad, was laying her fine linen cloth, setting out her thin teacups of the old gold-banded china, and arranging Josephine's blue meadow-violets in a curious, engraved glass bowl of Grandmother Rudd's.

"If it begins to blow, it willlook out, there" for another brisk little zephyr lifted the corner of the tea-table cloth again, and threatened the teacups.

In an instant three teacups clinked and clattered as they were set hastily down, and three male figures bolted out of the door, without apology further than three ejaculations of surprise and chagrin.

As for the portion of the company remaining, they also put aside teacups and plates, and followed Sally to the living-room.

"The rescue party may as well go back to the teacups," observed Jarvis, as the whole group, standing partly on the one and partly on the other side of the rail fence, watched the now subdued team take a fresh start under the guidance of a vigilant driver with a large bump on the back of his head, which he had refused to have treated in any way but with contempt.

" Mr. Gunnill eyed her over the rim of his teacup.

His little teacup of a kingdom,or rather a roll of French bread, for it is crusty and picturesque,is now surrounded by France.

Boil for a few minutes, add a teacup of thin cream, and serve.

Thicken the soup with a tablespoonful of cornstarch braided with a little milk, add salt if desired, and a teacup of whipped cream.

RICE DUMPLING.Steam a teacup of rice until tender, and line an oiled earthen pudding dish, pressing it up around the sides and over the bottom.

BEEF TEA AND EGGS.Beat the yolk of an egg thoroughly in a teacup and fill the cup with boiling beef tea, stirring all the while.

The one-time jewel of the harem, who had seldom lifted her own teacup, tugged at the mighty gates with her small hands till the bars were raised and in rushed the mob.

One teacup full of walnut pickle, the same of mushroom ditto, three anchovies pounded, one clove of garlic pounded, half a tea-spoonful of cayenne pepper, all mixed well together, and bottled for use.

Warm a quarter of a pint of water flavoured with a little salt, in which mix four beaten eggs; then mix half a pound of matso flour, and a couple of lumps of white sugar, and half a teacup of milk; mix all well together, and bake in a tin.

Take one ounce of chocolate, cut it in small pieces, and boil it about six or seven minutes with a small teacup full of water; stir it till smooth, then add nearly a pint of good milk, give it another boil, stirring or milling it well, and serve directly.


Crush a piece of saltpetre, size of walnut, one teacup of salt, one teaspoon of pepper, three small cloves of garlic cut fine; mix seasoning.

Stir very hard, then pour in gradually one-half teacup of vinegar. *SALADS* GREEN SALADS Imported or domestic endive, chicory, escarole and Romaine or lettuce must be washed, made crisp in cold water, and dried in a bag on the ice.

Lay them in a deep dish, pour a teacup of water in the dish, and put a little sugar on top of each apple.

Now mix two tablespoons of melted butter with one teacup of thick syrup flavored with essence of lemon, and pour it over the puffs.

Have ready a scant half teacup of sago soaked one hour in water enough to cover.

CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM, No. 2 Take one quart of cream, one pint of new milk, two eggs, one teacup of grated chocolate (double vanilla), two cups of pulverized sugar, one teaspoon of cornstarch and one of extract of vanilla.

Allow a small teacup of water to a pound of sugar.

BATTER PUDDING One teacup of matzoth-meal, one pint of milk, two eggs, three ounces of brown sugar, two ounces of butter and the rind of a lemon.