Of course, strictly speaking, he knew me; but I was an uninvited guest at the luncheon–the General had forgotten to arrange otherwise, or I should have been dispatched to dine at the table d’hote. Nevertheless, I presented myself in such guise that the General looked at me with a touch of approval; and, though the good Maria Philipovna was for showing me my place, the fact of my having previously met the Englishman, Mr.
We have learned to go through the lingering routine of the table d’hote with patience, with serenity, with satisfaction.
He took the great, round world in his hand, so to speak, familiarly, contemptuously, and it seemed no larger than the seed of a Maraschino cherry in a table d’hote grape fruit.
Schomberg’s pet table d’hote was not much of a success that day.
The purchases made, they returned to the hotel, where they dined at a sumptuously served table-d’hote; after which Aouda, shaking hands with her protector after the English fashion, retired to her room for rest.
“Now I believe our accounts are settled, are they not, monsieur l’hote?”
Towards six o’clock his gondola took him back, with another fine appetite, to meet some travelling acquaintances with whom he had engaged to dine at the table d’hote.
When Rawdon read over this letter, he turned so red and looked so savage that the company at the table d’hote easily perceived that bad news had reached him.
“This, I presume,” he remarked, “is not where you serve the eightpenny table d’hote?”
His digestion was weak and he lived chiefly on Graham bread and hominy–a regimen to which he was so much attached that his tour seemed to him destined to be blighted when, on landing on the Continent, he found that these delicacies did not flourish under the table d’hote system.
‘Yes,’ returns Mrs Lammle, still sketching on the wall; ‘but I doubt whether billiard-playing, card-playing, and so forth, for the means to live under suspicion at a dirty table-d’hote, is one of them.’
You abuse my cookery because you dine at the table d’hote of the Hotel des Princes, or the Cafe de Paris.