Which preposition to use with backbones

of Occurrences 100%

I" "Us college men got to be the first to show that the fighting backbone of the country is where it belongs.

in Occurrences 6%

Skin and cut up the fowls into joints, and put the neck, leg, and backbones in a stewpan, with a little water, an onion, a bunch of savoury herbs, and a blade of mace; let these stew for about an hour, and, when done, strain off the liquor: this is for gravy.

into Occurrences 3%

If one woman has made himerinvertebrate, let Hetty Upham put backbone into him.

than Occurrences 2%

It may be here remarked, that as the legs of a duck are placed far more backward than those of a fowl, their position causing the waddling motion of the bird, the thigh-bones will be found considerably nearer towards the backbone than in a chicken: this is the only difference worth mentioning.

at Occurrences 2%

" I confess to a kind of chill that crept down my backbone at these words, and to having turned my head and stared hard at the book-cases behind me.

out Occurrences 2%

we are not all endowed with the splendid energy which the gods have bestowed on you and Sir Stephen; and the heat is enough to take the backbone out of anyone less gifted.

on Occurrences 1%

Then beginning near the vent, cut the membrane down between the breastbone and tail to the backbone on each side, and separate just below the ribs.

about Occurrences 1%

The paper is good and clean to the touch; but I prefer the stiff cover to the limp, "there's more backbone about it," says the BARON DE BOOK-WORMS.

from Occurrences 1%

There one gets a disagreeable quiver up one's backbone from the wheels, and a real sense of falling.

Which preposition to use with  backbones