Another, and highly reprehensible way of extorting a gift, is to have what is called a philopena with a gentleman.
I owe him a philopena, and that would have been a splendid way to pay it.
They often thought of the philopena they had eaten together, and wondered if they should know each other when they met.
We'll have something better than that, Miss Ruth—a philopena.
This afternoon Aunt and I hunted all over town for philopena presents.
O, pouted Luella, I dont suppose that meant anything either, for I caught him in a philopena on the way home that day.
I wish to thank him for my philopena, which came late last night.
On her left hand she wore the wedding circlet, with her engagement-ring and the philopena guard over it.
There were once a Prince and a Princess who, when quite young, ate a philopena together.
He would go away, and see if he could find the Princess with whom he had eaten a philopena.