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  • I have a dry red from the Arbor, crisp and delectable.†   (source)
  • After kola nuts had been presented and eaten, the people of the sky set before their guests the most delectable dishes Tortoise had even seen or dreamed of.†   (source)
  • I will make many dishes and soups and delectable things—that is a word, yes?†   (source)
  • She was the delectable bait.†   (source)
  • He liked to sit and lick the carpeting with lust, as if it had been larded with the most delectable gravy he had ever tasted.†   (source)
  • I hated even more these glamorous elves ogling me like I was a delectable chocolate fountain that had just opened for business.†   (source)
  • All in all, he thought her a delectable puzzle of a creature.†   (source)
  • Better to abstain from the gardens of delectable delights than to be stuck planting them, dawn to dusk.†   (source)
  • What shall we talk about, you and I, now that we're together in this delectable bird's nest?†   (source)
  • She had the adorable habit of letting the pink tip of her tongue protrude from her full, delectable lips while she concentrated.†   (source)
  • Delectable.†   (source)
  • As her pulse slowed almost to normal, Sa' imagined the delectable taste of moosemeat during the long winter months ahead.†   (source)
  • "Take bowl to Sheba Bar and fetch please doro-wot," she said, naming the delectable red chicken curry cooked in Ethiopian peppers—berbere.†   (source)
  • So I went over much grass and many flowers and among all kinds of wholesome and delectable trees till lo!†   (source)
  • Corn chips could be reconstituted into mash with water and transformed into delectable "chilaquiles," my new prison favorite.†   (source)
  • The patent might have a company to manage its affairs, but the mine on Big Unaka was sacred to these two, in whom the immortal urchin sufficiently survived to make mine-hunting and exploiting delectable employment.†   (source)
  • He was conscious of the voluptuous flesh of her firm, young-woman's body straining and beating against him like a humid, fluid, delectable, unyielding tide, her belly and warm, live, plastic breasts thrusting upward against him vigorously in sweet and menacing temptation.†   (source)
  • The menu had been full of the most delectable cuisine: Vietnamese bouillabaisse, escargot tortellini, chorizo dumplings.†   (source)
  • About Fifteen Minutes Away from home, we stopped for a private And I tasted in our last barrage of delectable a growing sense of dread.†   (source)
  • Gladys Grierson, one of the more delectable ornaments of the senior class, had been afflicted to a greater extent with Jean Louise's complaint.†   (source)
  • Teeleh licked his lips delectably.†   (source)
  • Vlad took another drink of the red, slushy liquid, hoping to distract himself from the delectable scent of Snow's blood.†   (source)
  • We ate with relish, fishing for delectable pieces of chicken with our chopsticks, chewing happily, and spitting our bones on the ground.†   (source)
  • The sharks had a feeding frenzy; he was so fat and delectable.†   (source)
  • You're twenty-one and composed of fresh, juicy, tender, delectable man-flesh.†   (source)
  • There is much to be said, however, for the delectable and leisurely anticipation which accompanies the knowledge that it is all ready and waiting and, so to speak, in the bag.†   (source)
  • Transparent, manifold, scalloped along their inward edges like the valves of a sea creature, they moved delectably on the air of the open window.†   (source)
  • She smiled once, seeing before her, screenlike, the hideous and delectable face Mr. King MacLain had made at the funeral, and when they all knew he was next-even he.†   (source)
  • They were talking about Lord Lowborough and his delectable lady,   (source)
  • Making the hard way sweet and delectable.   (source)
  • He inhaled a delectable whiff of her blood as it rushed through her veins.†   (source)
  • She said in that delectable French accent of hers that he was 'verry attractiefe.'†   (source)
  • delectable?†   (source)
  • A train of mules trailed behind them, carrying chests and casks and barrels, and hampers of delectables to keep the lord of cheese from growing peckish.†   (source)
  • Delectable smoke fills the cab.†   (source)
  • What a sweet and succulent morsel: so soft, so salty, so deliciously delectable, it makes me want to wiggle with delight.†   (source)
  • Cottonville was a town distraught, and the Hardwick servants had seized the occasion to run out for a bit of delectable gossip in which the least of the horrors included Gray Stoddard's murdered and mutilated body washed down in some mountain stream to the sight of his friends.†   (source)
  • Imagine, then, when those perfect white porcelain teeth of yours bite down upon the delectable macaroon the taste you experience is only a molecule's organic distance removed from that of this ...†   (source)
  • Together we went toward the rear of the house to what was plainly the dining room, where the delectable vision—a hushed Sunday afternoon mingling pale green vines and crumbling walls and eternity—caught the last slant of summer light.†   (source)
  • She felt startled delight as Bronek handed her this indescribable treasure; although dried and wrapped in cellophane, they had a marvelous warm heft in her palm, and lifting the package to her face, she saw the streaks of delectable juice congealed on the grayish-green skin, inhaled the distant voluptuous aroma, faded but still sweet, phantom fragrance of the mellow fruit.†   (source)
  • ...Even with his crazy whispered rhyme repeated again and again—"Don't be a teaser, Irma Griese—" even with his hand remorselessly twisting her hair as if from its roots, even with his other hand at her shoulder clamped down with sickening pain and force, even with the pervasive sense he transmits, lying there, shuddering, of a man far over the brink and prowling his own demented underworld—even with the feverish fright engulfing her she cannot help but feel the old delectable pleasure as she sucks him.†   (source)
  • I got up then and watched her go, transfixed; I mean it when I say that no chaste and famished grail-tormented Christian knight could have gazed with more slack-jawed admiration at the object of his quest than I did at my first glimpse of Sophie's bouncing behind—a delectable upside-down valentine.†   (source)
  • "Salut, Stingo!" said Sophie, tipping in return the glass of beer which Nathan had pressed on her, and the grave and delectable smile she bestowed on me, bright teeth shining amid a scrubbed happy face still bruised with the shadows of deprivation, touched me so deeply that I made an involuntary, choking sound of contentment.†   (source)
  • Naked, peach-ripe, chestnut hair flowing across her creamy breasts, desirable beyond utterance, she approached me where I lay stiff as a dagger, importuning me with words delectably raunchy and lewd.†   (source)
  • Assembled with three or four of the carriers in the lunchroom, he learned to smoke: in the sweet blue air of Spring, as he sloped down to his route, he came to know the beauty of Lady Nicotine, the delectable wraith who coiled into his brain, left her poignant breath in his young nostrils, her sharp kiss upon his mouth.†   (source)
  • Sandwiches of unknown nature, mysteriously flavoured and quite delectable, and that very special gingerbread.†   (source)
  • She pushed a chair up to the tea-table and Mrs. Struthers sank into it delectably.†   (source)
  • All right, get ready for something downright delectable!†   (source)
  • The fact that the money freed her temporarily from all minor obligations obscured her sense of the greater one it represented, and having never before known what it was to command so large a sum, she lingered delectably over the amusement of spending it.†   (source)
  • Cardiff Hill, beyond the village and above it, was green with vegetation and it lay just far enough away to seem a Delectable Land, dreamy, reposeful, and inviting.†   (source)
  • And all this time Roberta at his side was imagining that she was not going to anything but marriage—to-morrow morning sure; and now only to the passing pleasure of seeing this beautiful lake of which he had been talking—talking, as though it were something more important and delectable than any that had as yet been in her or his life for that matter.†   (source)
  • The day was delectable.†   (source)
  • It seemed intolerable to live on for another year under the weight of her debt; and in her extremity she decided to turn to Miss Stepney, who still lingered in town, immersed in the delectable duty of "going over" her benefactress's effects.†   (source)
  • We are wont to imagine rare and delectable places in some remote and more celestial corner of the system, behind the constellation of Cassiopeia's Chair, far from noise and disturbance.†   (source)
  • And then there were apple pies, and peach pies, and pumpkin pies; besides slices of ham and smoked beef; and moreover delectable dishes of preserved plums, and peaches, and pears, and quinces; not to mention broiled shad and roasted chickens; together with bowls of milk and cream, all mingled higgledy-piggledy, pretty much as I have enumerated them, with the motherly teapot sending up its clouds of vapor from the midst—Heaven bless the mark!†   (source)
  • The casket of the skull is broken into with an axe, and the two plump, whitish lobes being withdrawn (precisely resembling two large puddings), they are then mixed with flour, and cooked into a most delectable mess, in flavor somewhat resembling calves' head, which is quite a dish among some epicures; and every one knows that some young bucks among the epicures, by continually dining upon calves' brains, by and by get to have a little brains of their own, so as to be able to tell a calf's head from their own heads; which, indeed, requires uncommon discrimination.†   (source)
  • What would you?" cried a rich and youthful voice from the window of the opposite house—a voice as rich as a tropical sunset, and which made Giovanni, though he knew not why, think of deep hues of purple or crimson and of perfumes heavily delectable.†   (source)
  • Now, Kate thought thus SO hurriedly, and the surprise was so great, and moreover brought back so forcibly the recollection of what had passed at Ralph's delectable dinner, that she turned extremely pale and appeared greatly agitated, which symptoms being observed by Mrs Nickleby, were at once set down by that acute lady as being caused and occasioned by violent love.†   (source)
  • The road now plunged into a gorge of the Delectable Mountains, and traversed the field where in former ages the blind men wandered and stumbled among the tombs.†   (source)
  • We call this hill the Delectable Mountain, for we can look far away and see the country where we hope to live some time.†   (source)
  • 'Delectably!' observed Catherine.†   (source)
  • During these delectable entertainments, Miss Wirt and the chaperon sate by, and conned over the peerage, and talked about the nobility.†   (source)
  • I know not whether it is owing to the tenderness of early associations, but this portion of New York appears to many persons the most delectable.†   (source)
  • For instance, there was a glass pickle-jar, filled with fragments of Gibraltar rock; not, indeed, splinters of the veritable stone foundation of the famous fortress, but bits of delectable candy, neatly done up in white paper.†   (source)
  • Three spits were turning, loaded with chickens, with pigeons and with joints of mutton, and a delectable odor of roast meat and of gravy flowing ever crisp brown skin arose from the hearth, kindled merriment, caused mouths to water.†   (source)
  • "When I've mixed this honey with our breadfruit batter," he told us, "I'll be ready to serve you a delectable piece of cake."†   (source)
  • The little governess patronised him and persiffled him until this young British Lion felt quite uneasy; nor could he muster sufficient presence of mind to find a pretext for backing out of this most delectable conversation.†   (source)
  • So Sir Palomides took his ship, and arrived up at the Delectable Isle.†   (source)
  • These shining doors the goddess closed behind her, and with ambrosia cleansed all stain away from her delectable skin.†   (source)
  • Sir, said Sir Ebel, then take your ship again, and that ship must bring you unto the Delectable Isle, fast by the Red City, and we in this castle shall pray for you, and abide your again-coming.†   (source)
  • Also they found at the end of the chapel a churchyard, and therein might they see a three score fair tombs, and that place was so fair and so delectable that it seemed them there had been none tempest, for there lay the bodies of all the good maidens which were martyred for the sick lady's sake.†   (source)
  • And anon all the plants died thereof, but the tree grew and waxed marvellously fair, and it was the fairest tree and the most delectable that any man might behold and see; and so died the plants that grew out of it to-fore that Abel was slain under it.†   (source)
    delectable = very pleasing
  • Also he took the cup that stood tofore him for him needed never none asking nor desiring of him to drink and, Now drink, said he, fully delectably, and he quaffed as far as he might to their both's health for he was a passing good man of his lustiness.†   (source)
  • While he was in the act of getting his bearings Mr Bloom who noticed when he stood up that he had two flasks of presumably ship's rum sticking one out of each pocket for the private consumption of his burning interior, saw him produce a bottle and uncork it or unscrew and, applying its nozz1e to his lips, take a good old delectable swig out of it with a gurgling noise.†   (source)
  • So Sir Palomides took his ship, and arrived up at the Delectable Isle.†   (source)
  • Why dost thou not ascend the delectable mountain which is the source and cause of every joy?†   (source)
  • It ascends me into the brain; dries me there all the foolish and dull and crudy vapours which environ it; makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble fiery and delectable shapes; which, delivered o'er to the voice, the tongue, which is the birth, becomes excellent wit.†   (source)
  • *arranged
    They leade her by rivers and by wells,
    And eke in other places delectables;
    They dancen, and they play at chess and tables.†   (source)
  • Evening now approached,
    (For we have also our evening and our morn,
    We ours for change delectable, not need;)
    Forthwith from dance to sweet repast they turn
    Desirous; all in circles as they stood,
    Tables are set, and on a sudden piled
    With Angels food, and rubied nectar flows
    In pearl, in diamond, and massy gold,
    Fruit of delicious vines, the growth of Heaven.†   (source)
  • Wherever thus created, for no place
    Is yet distinct by name, thence, as thou knowest,
    He brought thee into this delicious grove,
    This garden, planted with the trees of God,
    Delectable both to behold and taste;
    And freely all their pleasant fruit for food
    Gave thee; all sorts are here that all the Earth yields,
    Variety without end; but of the tree,
    Which, tasted, works knowledge of good and evil,
    Thou mayest not; in the day thou eatest, thou diest;
    Death is the penalty imposed; beware,
    And govern well thy appetite; lest Sin
    Surprise thee, and her black attendant Death.†   (source)
  • Sir, said Sir Ebel, then take your ship again, and that ship must bring you unto the Delectable Isle, fast by the Red City, and we in this castle shall pray for you, and abide your again-coming.†   (source)
  • *Pars Secunda* *Second Part*
    Not far from thilke* palace honourable, *that
    Where as this marquis shope* his marriage, *prepared; resolved on
    There stood a thorp,* of sighte delectable, *hamlet
    In which the poore folk of that village
    Hadde their beastes and their harbourage,* *dwelling
    And of their labour took their sustenance,
    After the earthe gave them abundance.†   (source)
  • Sancho, who never found any pleasure or enjoyment in such doings, retreated to the wine-jars from which he had taken his delectable skimmings, considering that, as a holy place, that spot would be respected.†   (source)
  • * *First Part*
    There is, right at the west side of Itale,
    Down at the root of Vesulus<2> the cold,
    A lusty* plain, abundant of vitaille;* *pleasant **victuals
    There many a town and tow'r thou may'st behold,
    That founded were in time of fathers old,
    And many another delectable sight;
    And Saluces this noble country hight.†   (source)
  • Also they found at the end of the chapel a churchyard, and therein might they see a three score fair tombs, and that place was so fair and so delectable that it seemed them there had been none tempest, for there lay the bodies of all the good maidens which were martyred for the sick lady's sake.†   (source)
  • And anon all the plants died thereof, but the tree grew and waxed marvellously fair, and it was the fairest tree and the most delectable that any man might behold and see; and so died the plants that grew out of it to-fore that Abel was slain under it.†   (source)
  • Well, then, in the time of this good king that famous order of chivalry of the Knights of the Round Table was instituted, and the amour of Don Lancelot of the Lake with the Queen Guinevere occurred, precisely as is there related, the go-between and confidante therein being the highly honourable dame Quintanona, whence came that ballad so well known and widely spread in our Spain— O never surely was there knight So served by hand of dame, As served was he Sir Lancelot hight When he from Britain came— with all the sweet and delectable course of his achievements in love and war.†   (source)
  • At this hole the two demi-damsels posted themselves, and observed Don Quixote on his horse, leaning on his pike and from time to time sending forth such deep and doleful sighs, that he seemed to pluck up his soul by the roots with each of them; and they could hear him, too, saying in a soft, tender, loving tone, "Oh my lady Dulcinea del Toboso, perfection of all beauty, summit and crown of discretion, treasure house of grace, depositary of virtue, and finally, ideal of all that is good, honourable, and delectable in this world!†   (source)
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