Usage examples for tart

  1. When the apples are not juicy, add half a cup of cold water; and if not tart apples, add the juice of half a lemon. – The Apple by Various
  2. Milly and Olly thought there never was such nice bread and such nice apple- tart. – Milly and Olly by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. There was a morsel of flabby white fish, as to the nature of which Phineas was altogether in doubt, a beef steak as to the nature of which he was not at all in doubt, and a little crumpled- up tart which he thought the driver of the fly must have brought with him from the pastry- cook's at Callender. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  4. Besides, I've got a tart upstairs I've been saving for you, and you can eat it when we go up to bed. – Gypsy's Cousin Joy by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  5. Well, take what you want, he answered sadly; but in that case you must make us a fruit- tart, and you'll cook the whole dinner in the oven. – Eugenie Grandet by Honore de Balzac
  6. " My lord son," said his mother, " you do not much like, it seems, this fair cheese and barley tart, give it to me, I pray you." – Flemish Legends by Charles de Coster
  7. So she has made every one a tart with his initial on it and a saucy motto or two, " just to keep them from being conceited, you know." – Betty's Bright Idea; Deacon Pitkin's Farm; and The First Christmas of New England by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  8. " Now I'll be even with you for that sawdust," cried he, as he pocketed two boiled eggs, and bit an immense piece out of an apple- tart, which he would have demolished completely but for the prompt interposition of its owner. – The Garies and Their Friends by Frank J. Webb
  9. " Of course, that is it," he said to himself; " each year on their birthdays somebody adds another tart or slice of cake to them, and they grow taller." – The City Curious by Jean de Bosschère
  10. Berries small, round, black, glossy with heavy bloom, persistent, firm; skin thin, tough, adherent with much wine- colored pigment, astringent; flesh dark green, translucent, juicy, fine- grained, tough, sprightly, spicy, tart; fair in quality. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  11. The sun rose and poured his beaming rays upon the land of Souffraria, and thousands and thousands of the inhabitants had risen before him, to prepare for the day of delight, the day on which they were to be blessed with a king- the day on which the beauteous Princess Babe- bi- bobu, the cream- tart of delight, was no longer to remain unmarried. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  12. Mrs H very tart, said in normal times she was perfectly capable of handling the situation, but with everything going to pieces she didnt know whether to turn off K or the undergardener, or both, or neither. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  13. She would be served up properly as a tart. – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  14. They were bread, butter, a large dish of sausages, a tart, beer, and, alas! – Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic W. Farrar
  15. The tart is national with the English, as the pie is national with us. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. " I come perhaps at an inconvenient season for your majesty," said she, with a tart smile. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  17. I thought there was something in the tart which ought not to have been there. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett