A man who lived in lodgings missed the best part of life—he pictured the flavourless solitude of Trenor’s repast, and felt a moment’s compassion for the man ….
The repast had been the most difficult moment of the day.
During the little repast he kept the talk on his hostess, who, fluttered at being the centre of observation, shone as rosy as the candle-shades she had manufactured for the occasion.
The house, in its state of unnatural immaculateness and order, was as dreary as a tomb, and as Lily, turning from her brief repast between shrouded sideboards, wandered into the newly-uncovered glare of the drawing-room she felt as though she were buried alive in the stifling limits of Mrs. Peniston’s existence.
Nevertheless she was glad that, when she descended to the heat and glare of the dining-room, the repast was nearly over.
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After enjoying a repast in one of the city’s best restaurants...
Her typical evening repast consists of a cheeseburger, fries, and a milkshake.