"The Missus makes the best pie in town," then he added, "next to Mrs. Dean."
Resigned to the inquisition, he settled down in his chair with two cans of beer and a piece of apple pie, devouring the pie with a combination of guilt and gusto.
The real celebration of Fred's release from jail didn't begin until the pair returned to Bird Song where Cynthia had baked a fresh apple pie, complete with vanilla ice cream, tagged on to the end of a healthy lunch.
After getting them each a cup of coffee and a piece of the cherry pie she had made the day before, she sat down at the table with them.
Fred was absent when they arrived home, but returned just as Cynthia was cutting a warmed apple pie for a late afternoon snack.
Dean ate a chicken salad on whole wheat with a piece of cherry pie and ice cream.
Public charity is exercised through the permanent charitable foundations (opere pie), which are, however, very unequally distributed in the different provinces.
Demonstrated by Lankester in 1867, at a pie, Pedal nerve.
A third, known as the "pie" system enables the grower to bridge over the interval, and to keep his hands employed, between the end of the "head" and the beginning of the "pit" strippings.
13,000 Pie de Cuesta (Santander).
"I think," said Señor Medena after swallowing the bite of pie, "that you would like it in Houston."
Dean wandered to the kitchen for pie and coffee for the guests while the others chattered in the parlor.
Later, after everyone had gone, Dean sent out for pizza and both men knocked off a large pie with the works and enough scotch to get silly.
Later that evening, while Dean and his stepfather were filling their faces with apple pie and ice cream and feeling sorry for themselves about their lack of progress in finding Byrne, a young man strolled up to them with a smile on his face.
Fred took another bite of apple pie and said very slowly, I've still been wondering if that friend of his—the Corbin fellow—is the same one that's married to my niece's daughter.
When they returned to the house, she made a peach pie and put a chicken on to bake.
The law considers as charitable institutions (opere pie) all poorhouses, almshouses and institutes which partly or wholly give help to able-bodied or infirm paupers, or seek to improve their moral and economic condition; and also the Congregazioni di caritd (municipal charity boards existing in every commune, and composed of ~embers elected by the municipal council), which administer funds destined for the poor in general.
In this house, called by his friends "the goose-pie," because of its octagonal shape, the poet died on the 7th of January 1758.
In 1593 Elizabeth incorporated it, and gave the burgesses a town hall and court of pie powder.
Heliotrope or cherry-pie (Heliotropium peruvianum) is a well-known garden plant.
Granted a market on every second Tuesday, with a court of pie-powder.
In 1609 a charter of incorporation provided for a mayor, recorder, six capital burgesses and seventeen assistants and courts of record and pie powder.
Pp. 315, seq.); Berta de li gran pie, ed.
In 1380-1381 at an inquisition into the liberties of Corfe Castle, the jurors declared that from time immemorial the constable and his steward had held all pleas and amerciaments except those of the mayor's court of Pie Powder, but that the town had judgment by fire, water and combat.
Whenever he was so fortunate as to have near him a hare that had been kept too long, or a meat pie made with rancid butter, he gorged himself with such violence that his veins swelled and the moisture broke out on his forehead.
On a lower floor he sometimes, but very rarely, regaled a friend with a plain dinner - a veal pie, or a leg of lamb and spinach, and a rice pudding.
Provided that there should be a mayor and II aldermen, 36 free burgesses, 4 fairs and a court of pie powder.
It - -~ is bounded on the north - by the Libyan Desert above which rises a bold range of mountains; and a - it has a strange and pie illet d.
Maspero, Les Cont~s populaires de lEgy pie ancienne (3rd edition, Paris, 1906); W.
Some varieties are dopallari, a skull-cap; kishtinuma, or boat-shaped cap; goltopi, a round cap of the kind known in England as " pork-pie "; bezwi, or egg-shaped cap; sigoshia, or three-cornered cap; chaugoshia, or four-cornered cap; tajdar, or crown-shaped cap; &c. Many other caps are named after the locality of manufacture or some peculiarity of make, e.g.
A more questionable benefit was her rapid elevation to the rank of an imperial power, an elevation which imposed the duty of remaining a military monarchy, armed cap-d-pie for every possible emergency.
Pie), the prefix being the abbreviated form of a human name (Margaret'), a bird once common throughout Great Britain, though now nearly everywhere scarce.
Since the persecution to which the pie has been subjected in Great Britain, its habits have altered greatly.
Its foundation consists of stout sticks, turf and clay, 1 "Magot" and "Madge," with the same origin, are names, frequently given in England to the pie; while in France it is commonly known as Margot, if not termed, as it is in some districts, Jaquette.
Superstition as to the appearance of the pie still survives even among many educated persons, and there are several versions of a rhyming adage as to the various turns of luck which its presenting itself, either alone or in company with others, is supposed to betoken, though all agree that the sight of a single pie presages sorrow.
This pie extends also to words beginning with bue: gueno for bueno (b 0 n u ni).
"Sea-Pie" has its analogues in the French Pie-de-Mer, the German Meerelster, Seeelster, and so forth.
PIERRE CORNEILLE (1606-1684), French dramatist and poet, was born at Rouen, in the rue de la Pie, on the 6th of June 1606.
The Thames in this neighbourhood forms a long deep reach in favour with fishermen, and Eel Pie Island is a resort of boating parties.
When he came home to supper and found peach pie, baked chicken and all the trimmings, he might have been pleased, but his expression was more displeased when he saw her in a sundress.
She had selected "Pie Jesu" from Faure's Requiem, vocally, a very difficult piece.
He looked longingly at an apple pie fresh from the oven.