Usage examples for palate

  1. It was not long before the encampment was surrounded by groups seated around the fires, most of the men eating with their fingers, Indian fashion, and from the universal satisfaction shown it was evident that buffalo meat had been given a high place by every palate. – Bring Me His Ears by Clarence E. Mulford
  2. This is frequently prevented by several circumstances which we will now consider:- The " soft palate" may be in the way. – The Mechanism of the Human Voice by Emil Behnke
  3. He resolved that he would go seldomer to the village public o' nights, and that he would no more find cakes and ale sweet to his palate. – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  4. Those letters whose sounds are modified by the palate. – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  5. You have crushed the grapes against your palate. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  6. Glowing wine on his palate lingered swallowed. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  7. Maria tasted it, and it proved so delicious to her palate, that she declared she had never before eaten any like it; and from this moment Andrew, the race, and the prohibition of her parents, were altogether forgotten. – Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck by Ludwig Tieck
  8. What can the grub's palate appreciate in this monotonous fare? – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  9. Of the local paralysis the most common is that which affects the palate. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  10. And now that she saw nothing her palate savoured it more intensely. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  11. It is surrounded by the lips in front, by the cheeks on the sides, by the hard palate above and the soft palate behind, and by the tissues of the lower jaw below. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  12. Might I trouble you to open the window, for chloroform vapour does not help the palate. – His Last Bow An Epilogue of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
  13. In the New Forest there is a perry pear similar to the Chate Boy, called Choke Dog, which in its natural state, is quite as rough on the palate as the former, but it differs in colour and is not the same sort. – Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur H. Savory
  14. For to- day Mrs. Czepanek hoped to satisfy her lord and his palate. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  15. Has my prophecy come true, and the strong meat of pious riot and plunder proved too highly spiced for your young palate? – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  16. The only part of the Mouth which requires a particular description is the soft palate. – The Mechanism of the Human Voice by Emil Behnke
  17. Now all this fair delight to the eyes, and good promise to the palate, was marred and baffled by the wind and cutting of the night- frosts. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore