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My brother and I used to watch Dark Shadows, hiding behind a blanket on the sofa, knee socks tied around our necks to prevent vampire bites and drinking cold sweet tea in goblets - to mimic Barnabas's brandy snifters
Where Are My TV Shows? | The Stiletto Gang The Stiletto Gang 2008
Venice, and plates and goblets from the Spanish city of Valencia, famous for its marvellously beautiful glaze.
The Red Book of Heroes Mrs. Lang 1909
"They hain't my neighbors, and it probable hain't no cup that they will drink out of: they will drink out of gobblers" (sometimes when Josiah gets excited, he calls goblets, gobblers).
Sweet Cicely — or Josiah Allen as a Politician Marietta Holley 1881
Their trembling captives, the sons and daughters of Roman senators, presented, in goblets of gold and gems, large draughts of
The goblets were the same crystal, but looked more formal in the grand dining room than in the salon.
The Soprano Sorceress Modesitt, L. E. 1997
Once a year we haul out the heirloom silver, china and crystal (No, no, no ... 'goblets' aren't baby turkeys!), and the linens that great aunt So-and-So embroidered.
I. capensis gets to 3 feet and bears lovely golden-orange, red-spotted upturned "goblets" on long stems.
"goblets," as the Parisians call them, were stolen.
The works included mostly paintings, some etchings, charcoal and brush sketches, drypoint work, watercolors of plants, blown glass goblets and containers, Delft ceramic tiles and vessels and silver items (and a few miniature chairs, 6 inches high).
I remember some older pieces of crystal goblets my mother had which hadsharp edges.