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Usage examples for dishes

  1. " Auntie darling," said Laura, tenderly, getting up as soon as the maid had placed tea- urn and covered dishes upon the table, " don't be so miserable this morning now that dear Bel is here," and she kissed the old lady lovingly. – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  2. Nothing was said of the dishes for the merrymakers at Judith's house. – Judith of the Cumberlands by Alice MacGowan
  3. I'll do the dishes for ma. – Gaslight Sonatas by Fannie Hurst
  4. Oh, Bab, let's you and I bring some dishes up here and keep house! – Jimmy, Lucy, and All by Sophie May
  5. Then if we can find some dishes we'll set the table. – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard
  6. " Sorry we've got so few dishes gentlemen," the Colonel had said. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  7. The dishes were very nice and well dressed. – Haydn by J. Cuthbert Hadden
  8. But you need be under no concern about food, for in my left ear there lies a cloth, and if you will but take it and spread it out, you can have as many dishes as you like. – The Red Fairy Book by Various
  9. Frequently she got out of washing dishes by simply running away. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  10. " Look at my dishes – The Comings of Cousin Ann by Emma Speed Sampson
  11. I'm having my dishes unpacked!" – Shadow Mountain by Dane Coolidge
  12. Then, while a few of the girls, with the aid of the Pratt children, washed dishes and cleared up after the meal, Eleanor took aside Margery and some of the stronger girls, like Bessie and Dolly, to show them what she wanted done while she was away. – A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship by Jane L. Stewart
  13. Cooking and washing dishes did not seem altogether simple to her. – Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party by C. E. Jacobs Edyth Ellerbeck Read
  14. As soon as the dishes had been removed, he would get up and quietly go to his room. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  15. And, Polly, you can put 'Melie to bed, and do up the dishes and then come on up, if you want to. – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd
  16. Can't you see him picking out the dollar dishes on the European plan? – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  17. In accordance with this, therefore, she forced herself to finish her dishes and to set her kitchen in order before she sought Keith in the living- room. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  18. The wimmen all looked as if they would kinder like to see such dishes but they all sez faintly, " We don't spoze that it could be found." – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  19. They literally grabbed for them; and the steward's wife was seriously angry because none were left for her, and the old man was obliged to give up even the small dishes he had kept for himself. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
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