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Letter "D" » dine
«Lyon is full of temperamental gourmets, eternally engaged in a never-ending search for that imaginary, perfect, unknown little back-street bistro, where one can dine in the style of Louis XIV for the price of a pack of peanuts.»
Author: Roy Andries de Groot
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, Less Than Perfect
«I lived through the garbage. I might as well dine on the caviar.»
«And when Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the ruler of his house, Bring these men home, and slay, and make ready; for these men shall dine with me at noon.»
«Jesus saith unto them, Come and dine. And none of the disciples durst ask him, Who art thou? knowing that it was the Lord.»
«And as he spake, a certain Pharisee besought him to dine with him: and he went in, and sat down to meat.»
«And Noah he often said to his wife when he sat down to dine, / `I don't care where the water goes if it doesn't get into the wine'.»
«God made the wicked Grocer / For a mystery and a sign, / That men might shun the awful shop/ And go to inns to dine.»
«It is indolence... Indolence and love of ease; a want of all laudable ambition, of taste for good company, or of inclination to take the trouble of being agreeable, which make men clergymen. A clergyman has nothing to do but be slovenly and selfish; read the newspaper, watch the weather, and quarrel with his wife. His curate does all the work and the business of his own life is to dine.»
«He thought he saw a Banker's Clerk / Descending from the bus: / He looked again, and found it was / A Hippopotamus. / `If this should stay to dine,' he said, / `There won't be much for us!'»
Author: Lewis Carroll
, The Bus
«Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.»