Usage examples for bun

  1. It was on one of these evening strolls that the author became on speaking terms with the girl who ate a bun and a glass of milk for breakfast every morning. – An Ocean Tramp by William McFee
  2. Then he gave the elephant a sweet bun, which he had saved for him, and back to the tent went Umboo. – Umboo, the Elephant by Howard R. Garis
  3. Besides, she was making dolls' biscuit just then from a piece of dough Wong had given her, cutting out each individual bun with Aunt Anne's thimble. – The Madigans by Miriam Michelson
  4. I will rub her to keep her from freezing, and perhaps get her to eat the bun that is left in my pocket. – The Children's Book of Christmas Stories by Various
  5. " And if it does," I cried, " who on this earth will care a half- penny- bun?" – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  6. Bun- bury gurrang, gurrang boola. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey
  7. If you would join me in a bun and a glass of milk at the stall yonder, I could tell you some interesting things about Indian birds. – The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki
  8. Then they danced; finally they paid a penny and had coffee and a bun, over which further intimacy was achieved. – The Furnace by Rose Macaulay
  9. The child had a bun in both hands, and had stopped in the middle of a bite to watch her. – Sara Crewe by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  10. Gerald asked impatiently, beginning on another bun. – The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit
  11. Charlie put out his hand slowly and took the bun; but it tasted heavy to him, as he was not happy. – Lady Daisy and Other Stories by Caroline Stewart
  12. Bun, two, three, four, five, white, bite, fight, kite. – Indian Conjuring by L. H. Branson
  13. Mrs. St. John Deloraine, assisted by the most responsible of The Bun- house girls, announced her intention to, sit up all night with the patient. – The Mark Of Cain by Andrew Lang
  14. She had given the gypsy a nice, fresh bun, and the gypsy was so grateful that she said she would tell the little girl's fortune, so Mary Matilda held out her hand and the old gypsy looked at it very closely. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  15. Once more, therefore, when she was ready to go downstairs, she took the bun out of the dolls' house, where she kept it wrapped up in tissue paper, and squeezed it into her pocket. – The Kitchen Cat and Other Stories by Amy Walton
  16. " To take the cake," for instance, a figure from the cake- walk of the negroes, becomes to " capture" or " corral" the " bun" or " biscuit." – The Love Sonnets of a Hoodlum by Wallace Irwin
  17. Do let me persuade you to have a toasted bun. – The Limit by Ada Leverson
  18. My dear young lady, you say that in the same voice you might use to tell me your uncle had gone to buy a bun. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  19. Polly watched him as he strode up to the desk, and paid twopence for his glass of milk and his bun. – The Old Man in the Corner by Baroness Orczy
  20. Huge masses of chocolate in this stage awaiting the final preparation are seen here and there, all destined at last to be put half a pound at a time into a little baking tin, and to be baked like a hot cross bun, the name of Menier being stamped on at the same time. – Holidays in Eastern France by Matilda Betham-Edwards