Dean grabbed the near-empty plate, salvaging the few remaining morsels while Pumpkin was searching for more empty pockets to fill as he rose to leave.
Rather than go to the buffet herself, the servant joined several others selecting morsels and food for her to try.
"Come with me, morsels," he said.
The majority of spiders, however, are soft-skinned and succulent, and are tasty morsels for insectivorous reptiles, birds and mammals.
As a work of art it can take but a low rank, but as a repertory of fragments and morsels of information it is invaluable.
He must eat only the morsels he gets by begging; must dress in such rags as he can pick up; must sleep under trees.
The success of this insolently clever novel, the immediate introduction of its author to the great world, and the daring eccentricities of dress, demeanour, and opinion by which he fixed attention on himself there, have always been among the most favourite morsels of Disraeli's history.