This was his family - the supper was meant for him.
On Helene's name day, a small party of just their own people--as his wife said--met for supper at Prince Vasili's.
While in the Rostovs' ballroom the sixth anglaise was being danced, to a tune in which the weary musicians blundered, and while tired footmen and cooks were getting the supper, Count Bezukhov had a sixth stroke.
One night after chores, Carmen, Jonathan and Destiny were eating supper when Brutus started barking.
After supper, over their cherry brandy, Rostov and "Uncle" talked of past and future hunts, of Rugay and Ilagin's dogs, while Natasha sat upright on the sofa and listened with sparkling eyes.
The visitors were invited to supper in the drawing room, and the serfs had something served to them in the ballroom.
When they all set down to supper, Brandon was still brooding.
After supper we go to my room and do all sorts of things until eight, when I undress the little woman and put her to bed.
I read the letter at the supper-table, and Mrs. Keller exclaimed: "My, Miss Annie, Helen writes almost as well as that now!"
"Let us go and have supper," he said with a sigh, going to the door.
Prince Vasili was not having any supper: he went round the table in a merry mood, sitting down now by one, now by another, of the guests.
The young people, after returning from the theater, had had supper and were grouped round the clavichord.
On the evening of the twenty-fourth of June, Count Zhilinski arranged a supper for his French friends.
When after a bachelor supper he rose with his amiable and kindly smile, yielding to the entreaties of the festive company to drive off somewhere with them, shouts of delight and triumph arose among the young men.
For Denisov, too, the memories awakened by the name of Bolkonski belonged to a distant, romantic past, when after supper and after Natasha's singing he had proposed to a little girl of fifteen without realizing what he was doing.
After supper he lay down on a sofa without undressing, and was awakened soon after midnight by a courier bringing him a letter from Kutuzov.
The Rostovs' servants and coachmen and the orderlies of the wounded officers, after attending to their masters, had supper, fed the horses, and came out into the porches.
He ate his supper of buckwheat soup with horseflesh and chatted with his comrades.
They beat the tattoo, called the roll, had supper, and settled down round the fires for the night--some repairing their footgear, some smoking pipes, and some stripping themselves naked to steam the lice out of their shirts.
When they all got up to go in to supper, little Nicholas Bolkonski went up to Pierre, pale and with shining, radiant eyes.
The conversation at supper was not about politics or societies, but turned on the subject Nicholas liked best--recollections of 1812.
You'd better go wash up and tell your Dad supper is ready.
By the time they got back and dressed for supper, Destiny's eyelids were drooping.
Alex will be home soon and I have to get supper on.
Cassie cooked rabbit and dumplings for supper that evening.
I hope you guys enjoyed supper, because this is going to be my last trip.
It was a grim lot that gathered for supper that night outside the ring of firelight.
He led her to the restaurant and they took a table, ordering supper and exchanging stories.
Supper was ready and he was probably hungry.
I'll show you where you will sleep while Cynthia gets supper on the table.
Supper was ready and the table set.
"Most men are more fun when they're quiet," Cynthia said with a smile when Dean, who was drying the supper dishes, related to his wife what Martha had said.
Supper was over, and Pierre who at first declined to speak about his captivity was gradually led on to do so.
This evening he listened to Pierre in a sort of trance, and fancy--as we were going in to supper I looked and he had broken everything on my table to bits, and he told me of it himself at once!
We had some of them for supper, and they were very nice.
Helen didn't come up to my room after supper, and I didn't see her again until breakfast-time.
In the evening, after supper, when all were about to retire, Anatole kissed Princess Mary's hand.
And he vividly recalled that moment after supper at Prince Vasili's, when he spoke those words he had found so difficult to utter: "I love you."
With a sinking heart he watched Dolokhov's hands and thought, "Now then, make haste and let me have this card and I'll take my cap and drive home to supper with Denisov, Natasha, and Sonya, and will certainly never touch a card again."
Before supper, Prince Andrew, coming back to his father's study, found him disputing hotly with his visitor.
The old prince came in to supper; this was evidently on Pierre's account.
As if you could come at a wrong time! said Boris, and he led him into the room where the supper table was laid and introduced him to his guests, explaining that he was not a civilian, but an hussar officer, and an old friend of his.