About eight or ten days before St. Luke's fair (for they are baked at no other time in the year), a certain quantity of oatmeal is made into dough with warm water, and laid up in a vessel to ferment.
They are considered a great delicacy, and may either be broiled, fried, or boiled: if they are boiled, mix a little milk with the water.
At the latter place, Percival's enthusiasm for the heroic hunter and warrior led him to carve his initials on a rock at the entrance of the chasm.
1 dessert-spoon butter, 1 dessert-spoon white flour, hot water.
It often happens that while the father of a family needs his dinner when he comes home in the evening, it is necessary to provide a mid-day dinner for the others, especially if children are included.
XII A Petition "'Then we are to lose Madame la Comtesse, but I hope only for a few hours,' I said, with a low bow.
The nature of a privilege (said he) is exclusiveness, that of a principle is communicative.
In this congenial soil they retain their vitality for a long time, and possibly may take on more virulent infective properties
If your dislike of Protestantism rests only on roast beef and plum pudding...." "No, you don't understand.
This, however, was going a little too far; she was, after all, a respectable bourgeoise, and the traditional horror of divorce re-awakened her profound fidelity and made her think the remedy worse than the disease; so they remained united on the surface, but intimacy between them was gone.
The former is able, the moment anything; is wanted, to put her hand on it at once; no time is lost, no vexation incurred, no dish spoilt for the want of "just little something,"--the latter, on the contrary, hunts all over her cupboard for the ketchup the cook requires, or the pickle the husband thinks he should like a little of with his cold roast beef or mutton-chop, and vainly seeks for the Embden groats, or arrowroot, to make one of her little boys some gruel.
Remove the brains to a platter; add a lump of butter and a tablespoonful of molasses to the sauce; boil up and pour over the brains.
Then once more I got free, but in poverty’s toil; I’ve no “cattle for salting,” no “sheep for to boil;” I can’t get a job—though to any I’d stoop, If it was only the making of portable soup.”
"Yes," said Blake, "we are going--" As he spoke there came in through the window a puff of air, that scattered the papers on the table.
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