Usage examples for quarts

  1. Waiter, two quarts of your aged stuff! – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  2. Old Mis' Carter says dirt makes children healthy, an' if that's straight I should say your princess needs a couple of quarts to put her in trim. – The Princess and Joe Potter by James Otis
  3. Diamonds covered my head in pounds, Seventy large ones lit my neck,- Over my skirts they burned in quarts, Counting in all a goodly peck. – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 3 by Robert H. Newell
  4. But how you know you got five quarts and a half? – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  5. He must have leaked quarts and quarts, all over himself and me. – Torchy and Vee by Sewell Ford
  6. Whenever they called this goat, it would come and lick their faces and hands, and gave them every day two quarts of milk, on which account they still bear the poor creature a great affection. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  7. As to arithmetic, I know that four quarts make a gallon, and that really is all my mind is equal to. – Peggy by Laura E. Richards
  8. They had emptied twenty- five quarts, a quart and a half to each person, counting the children as grown- up people; that was already too much. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  9. 1 or 2 quarts of dry peas should be kept for this purpose only. – Desserts and Salads by Gesine Lemcke
  10. Put them into two quarts of water, and let it simmer over a slow fire till reduced one half. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  11. Now a Chianti flask never holds less than two quarts. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  12. It did not take very long for nine pair of hands to pick three quarts instead of one, and within an hour, sugar having been found in the pantry, the berries were cooking on the little stove. – Virginia of Elk Creek Valley by Mary Ellen Chase
  13. Of this solution use 4 quarts to 50 gallons of water. – Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato by William Warner Tracy
  14. But I suppose they have a large family to feed, and eight quarts is all I need for myself! – Exciting Adventures of Mister Robert Robin by Ben Field
  15. Eighteen quarts of Moll's richest yellow cream were streaming all over the kitchen floor. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  16. During the first ten days their diet consisted solely of boiled milk, and as that time wore to a close the number of quarts consumed increased daily, until Paul, the chief porter, seemed ever ascending the little outside stair carrying full bottles of milk, or descending laden with empty ones. – A Versailles Christmas-Tide by Mary Stuart Boyd
  17. Also his face was flushed from the excitement of the day- the salt water was not yet dry on him and his eyes were shining, shining not alone with the glow of a man who had been lashed to a wheel steering a vessel in a gale- and, too, to victory- for hours, and not alone with the light that comes from two or three quarts of champagne- it was something more than that. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  18. How much sugar would be required to sweeten one and one half quarts of custard, according to the recipe for Soft Custard? – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  19. Ours used to give us thirteen or fourteen quarts each daily, and yet we never made more than eight pounds. – Our Farm of Four Acres and the Money we Made by it by Miss Coulton