Usage examples for pudding

  1. No more rice pudding left, ma'am. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  2. Proof of the Pudding, The. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  3. I hoped that he would pull you over the edge, so that in one short minute you became nothing but a red plum- pudding at the bottom of the gulf. – Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard
  4. It was Christmas Eve, and I had to stir the pudding for next day, with a copper- stick, from seven to eight by the Dutch clock. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  5. Did you ever know a man crossed in love who looked less sorrowful when he came across a pudding? – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  6. Among other Christmas customs there was the bullet- pudding- a little hill of flour with a bullet on the top. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  7. " These are to make a pudding," she said. – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  8. It was the pudding that threatened to do me down. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  9. Nobody read the message but that makes no difference, because the proof of the message is in the sending just the same as the proof of the pudding is in the eating. – Pee-wee Harris on the Trail by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  10. Work before play, and grace before pudding! – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. Then we just wish they could have seen mother make a pudding or get a breakfast, that is all. – We Girls: A Home Story by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  12. Mix all together, tie the pudding up close in a cloth, and boil it two hours. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  13. One would have thought that a representation of the tobacco plant itself would have been a more natural and comprehensive sign than one particular preparation of the herb, yet representations of the plant were rare, while those of the compressed tobacco known as pudding or roll in the form of a " Tobacco Roll," as described above, were very frequently used as signs. – The Social History of Smoking by G. L. Apperson
  14. I tell them that the only proof of the pudding is the eating and that, strangely enough, all the good wives I know are already wedded. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  15. It was an india- rubber pudding- bag, though. – Queer Stories for Boys and Girls by Edward Eggleston
  16. Then we have tea about three, and cold meat again for dinner, and fruit instead of pudding, and are all so stiff that we can hardly move, and all fighting to have the first hot bath. – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  17. Don't wish for anything silly, said Kathleen, making the best of the situation, like its being fine on Tuesday or its being your favourite pudding for dinner to- morrow. – The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit
  18. Why, mother, I put in enough for a wolf; three or four slices of bread, with as many more of corn- beef, some cheese, one of those little pies, and all that bread- pudding which was left at dinner yesterday- he must have had enough. – The Garies and Their Friends by Frank J. Webb
  19. They do not always escape even in the fields, and the dead bodies of some of them are served in a pudding in a Fleet Street restaurant. – The Pleasures of Ignorance by Robert Lynd
  20. After labor's long turmoil, Sorry fare and frequent fast, Two- and- fifty weeks of toil, Pudding- time is come at last! – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood