Usage examples for cocoa

  1. For the same coat I want cocoa- nut buttons, perforated, so they can be sown on firmly. – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  2. Then we landed on a larger island, on which were growing a few cocoa- nut trees. – The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. I never do but have one kind o' dream, said old Stuppeny, I dream as I'm setting by the fire and a young gal brings me a cup of cocoa. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  4. In Oxford we used to be able to get the most wonderful cocoa. – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  5. " No, I don't remember any cocoa- nuts," mused Priscilla, her memory going over those past Sundays she had spent in England. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  6. On the 10th, in the morning, we saw land bearing west- north- west, distant about seven leagues; we bore down to make it plain, and it proved to be a cluster of small islands, five in number; they were well covered with trees, amongst which we thought we observed the cocoa- nut. – An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter
  7. Make the cocoa, will you? – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  8. The next morning I went on shore to reconnoitre; we found some springs of fresh water, cocoa- nuts and other trees in abundance, and occasionally fell in with herds of wild pigs, which appeared, with the exception of birds, to be the only animals that existed upon the island. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  9. Nothing would grow here except cocoa palms. – A Galahad of the Creeks; The Widow Lamport by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  10. It was Bessie's habit, therefore, to go out, after an early cup of cocoa, for an hour's solitary walk; she enjoyed this more than any other part of the day. – Our Bessie by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  11. This was the information Mr Anderson received; for my own part, I could not learn any more about their mode of operation than what Omai told me, who said, that they made use of the juice of a plant which grows amongst the mountains, of cocoa- nut oil, and of frequent washing with sea- water. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  12. Now the cocoa is ready. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  13. This article, when ready made, as also the cocoa, becomes so soon rancid, and the difficulties of getting it fresh, have been so great in America, that its use has spread but little. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  14. I can just picture you in your room, making a cup of cocoa before you go to bed. – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  15. He asked me to come to his evenings, but I learned that for refreshments, in summer, he gave cocoa. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  16. Will you come in and have some cocoa with us? – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  17. I thanked my kind friend, and swallowed the cocoa and biscuit which he brought me with no little relish. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  18. We dined very comfortably at the Cocoa Tree, where Comyn had made an appointment for me with two as diverting gentlemen as had ever been my lot to meet. – Richard Carvel, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  19. Indeed, as she and Nancy drank their third cup of cocoa and divided the last piece of chocolate cake, she agreed enthusiastically that she had never had such a " perfectly gorgeous time in all her born days!" – Judy of York Hill by Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett