Usage examples for tart

  1. " 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. " 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
  6. 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
  7. They were bread, butter, a large dish of sausages, a tart, beer, and, alas! – Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic W. Farrar
  8. " 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
  9. I thought there was something in the tart which ought not to have been there. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett
  10. Milly and Olly thought there never was such nice bread and such nice apple- tart. – Milly and Olly by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  11. " 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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)
  15. 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