Usage examples for palate

  1. Glowing wine on his palate lingered swallowed. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. You have crushed the grapes against your palate. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  6. The only part of the Mouth which requires a particular description is the soft palate. – The Mechanism of the Human Voice by Emil Behnke
  7. Even as it is now made, with very little care bestowed on cultivation and none to speak of on selection of the grape, the wine is rich and noble, slightly rough to a sophisticated palate, but clean in quality and powerful and racy. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. This fruit is extremely attractive just before ripening, with its handsome clusters of red cherries; a real feast to the eye but not to the palate, until they change to dark red or almost black. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  12. For to- day Mrs. Czepanek hoped to satisfy her lord and his palate. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  13. What can the grub's palate appreciate in this monotonous fare? – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  14. Of the local paralysis the most common is that which affects the palate. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  15. And now that she saw nothing her palate savoured it more intensely. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  16. 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
  17. Those letters whose sounds are modified by the palate. – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  18. 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
  19. 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.