How to use At-table in a sentence
We do not lie down at table until prayer has been offered to God, as it were a first taste.
The usual prognostication of future distinction is attributed in the case of More to Cardinal Morton, " who would often tell the nobles sitting at table with him, where young Thomas waited on him, whosoever liveth to trie it shall see this child prove a notable and rare man."
The conversation ranges from the dishes before the guests to literary matters of every description, including points of grammar and criticism; and they are expected to bring with them extracts from the poets, which are read aloud and discussed at table.
It is equally a soul or spirit in wine which inspires the intoxicated; the old Egyptian kings avoided wine at table and in libations, because it was the blood of rebels who had fought with the gods, and out of whose rotting bodies grew the vines; to drink the blood was to imbibe the soul of these rebels, and the frenzy of intoxication which followed was held to be possession by their spirits.
At Port Natal, however, the removal of the sand bar at its entrance has made available a third magnificent harbour, while at Table Bay (Cape Town) and at other places ports have been constructed.Advertisement
Here and there the mountains, which run in lines parallel to the coast, approach close to the sea, as at Table Bay.
The soft and succulent shoots, when just beginning to spring, are cut off and served up at table like asparagus.
An attempt to illustrate household equality by having the servants sit at table with the rest of the family was frustrated by the dislike of his two sensible domestics for such an inconvenient arrangement.
Riebeek landed at Table Bay and founded Cape Town.
The highest place was naturally assigned to him, both in church and at table.Advertisement
The Cainozoic system includes at Table Cape an outcrop of marine beds probably of Oligocene age.
The rout seems permanent; hence the smallness of the company at table since the voyage began.
Can be used regularly at table instead of paper serviettes or kitchen towels.
Jacob Shaw JACOB Shaw is a gifted sportsman who excels at table tennis.
Serapion of Thmuis in Egypt, a younger contemporary of Athanasius, in his Eucharistic prayers combines the language of the Didache with a high sacramentalism alien to that document which now only survived in the form of a grace used at table in the nunneries of Alexandria (see Agape).Advertisement
Only a few hours after my talk with Captain and Mrs. Keller (and they had agreed to everything), Helen took a notion that she wouldn't use her napkin at table.
The men remained at table over their port--English fashion.
Marya Dmitrievna, who knew how the prince had received the Rostovs, pretended not to notice how upset Natasha was and jested resolutely and loudly at table with the count and the other guests.
Thanks to Denisov the conversation at table soon became general and lively, and she did not talk to her husband.
Mitya was naughty at table.Advertisement
Strong merely hints at the possibility that uninhibited behavior and unrestricted conversation at table perhaps helped facilitate the coming revolutionary period.
Some of the tables in the restaurant have built in grills, for those who enjoy cooking their barbecue at table.