To one of these dinners Pitt was invited, and was subsequently accompanied by some of his colleagues.
There would be dinners, a Saturday night dance, slide shows and hundreds of ice climbing exhibits.
It is true that he looked upon general society as a waste of time and that he disliked poetry as "misrepresentation"; but he intensely enjoyed conversation, gave good dinners and delighted in music, in country sights and in making others happy.
There he continued his literary and scientific labours, enjoying congenial intercourse with such men as Matthew Boulton, James Keir, James Watt and Erasmus Darwin at the periodical dinners of the Lunar Society.
He was a celebrated gourmet, and his dinners were utilized by Napoleon as a useful adjunct to the arts of statecraft.
It used to be a popular resort for fish dinners, and it plays a prominent part in Charles Reade's novel of Christie Johnstone.
The lord provost and magistrates offer to him the keys of the city, and levees, receptions and state dinners revive in some degree the ancient glories of Holyrood.
In the opinion of the people he was now regarded as the embodiment of all legal virtue; his health was toasted at the dinners of the Whigs amid rounds of applause, and, in recompense for the loss of his seat in parliament, he was returned by Lord Clive for his pocket-borough of Bishop's Castle, in Shropshire, in January 1770.
In the early days of Washington it was a social centre of some importance, where many members of Congress as well as some cabinet officers and representatives of foreign countries lived and the President gave state dinners; and here were the studio, for two years, of Gilbert Stuart, and "Kalorama," the residence of Joel Barlow.
"'Tis comme a Londres," he wrote to Garrick from Paris; "I have just now a fortnight's dinners and suppers upon my hands."
You need not rest your reputation on the dinners you give.
His whole time was taken up with dinners and balls and was spent chiefly at Prince Vasili's house in the company of the stout princess, his wife, and his beautiful daughter Helene.
They had come by easy stages, their knapsacks conveyed on carts, and the Austrian authorities had provided excellent dinners for the officers at every halting place.
What dinners and balls!
"Not 'our Sovereign, the Emperor,' as they say at official dinners," said he, "but the health of our Sovereign, that good, enchanting, and great man!
He spent the greater part of his time away from home, at dinners, parties, and balls.
In 1809 Count Ilya Rostov was living at Otradnoe just as he had done in former years, that is, entertaining almost the whole province with hunts, theatricals, dinners, and music.
She did not go out into society; everyone knew that her father would not let her go anywhere without him, and his failing health prevented his going out himself, so that she was not invited to dinners and evening parties.
All dinners are served with bread, vegetables and a starch.
The restaurant serves cooked dinners and an extensive sashimi, sushi and sushi roll menu.
Those who dine in can choose from a variety of martini drinks, beers, and wines to accompany their sushi dinners.
Some menu favorites include humus, falafel, aubergines as well as mezze platter dinners.
The restaurant offers home catering for cocktail parties, buffets and sit-down dinners.
Guests can participate in one of the restaurant's special wine and food event dinners.
Dinners include shrimp, chicken tenders and buffalo wings.
Beverly's is a destination for romantic dinners, anniversaries and special occasions.
The restaurant serves sushi, appetizers, and teppanyaki dinners cooked on grills.
Hibachi dinners include soup, salad, fried rice, vegetables and any number of seafood or meat combinations.
The menu is highlighted by roast beef and au jus dinners, as well as as regional favorite--roast beef sandwich on a kimmelwick roll, known as a beef on a wick.
Dinners are healthy portions and come with salad, baked potatoes or fries, and homemade rolls.
Country style dinners are their specialty, like the fried chicken basket, catfish filet or whitefish.
All dinners include soup, salad, vegetables and fried rice.
Dinners are served with a house salad and choice of one side.
Japanese appetizers feature beef, pot stickers, fish and edamame among many other choices, and entrees vary from chicken, salmon or beef teriyaki, spicy udon or miso soup with a side of vegetables, as well as vegetarian sushi dinners.
The soups are homemade, and the bread is right out of the oven, and all dinners include the salad bar.
The menu features fish, clam, shrimp, scallops and chicken tender dinners.
Steak dinners come with a variety of sides, including creamed spinach, whipped potatoes, onion rings, truffled macaroni and cheese, and seasonal vegetables.
This casual steakhouse features many of their signature steak dinners, hand-cut everyday for the freshest selection.
It has five private dining rooms and its main dining room is candlelit, making it perfect for romantic dinners.
Kyojin allows guests to choose sides like squid tempura, egg cakes and age tofu to round out their dinners.
All dinners and pasta are served with fresh baked bread and either soup or a salad.
In the southern part of the monastery is the church of Sergius, beneath which are spacious rooms where 200,000 dinners are distributed gratis every year to the pilgrims. The bell-tower, 320 ft.