He wrapped the bottle up to its neck in a table napkin and poured out wine for himself and for Pierre.
He slid back away from the table, grabbing a napkin to dam the tea from the edge of the table.
He not only served but carved and helped the dishes, proffered the first or principal cup of wine to his master and his guests, and carried to them the basin, ewer or napkin when they washed their hands before and after meat.
In ten minutes the table was ready and a napkin spread on it.
She had put the napkin under her chin, instead of pinning it at the back, as was her custom.
The official dress of the acolyte, according to Ordo V., was a close-fitting linen garment (camisia) girt about him, a napkin hanging from the left side, a white tunic, a stole (orarium) and a chasuble (planeta) which he took off when he sang on the steps of the ambone.
But as soon as he had left the room the old prince, looking uneasily round, threw down his napkin and went himself.
Carmen grabbed a napkin and began dabbing at the punch.
I attempted several times to put the napkin round her neck; but each time she tore it off and threw it on the floor and finally began to kick the table.
When her husband took his place she concluded, from the rapid manner in which after taking up his table napkin he pushed back the tumbler and wineglass standing before him, that he was out of humor, as was sometimes the case when he came in to dinner straight from the farm--especially before the soup.