"Look here, Reed," he said kindly, "you can't break this jam.
If you'll get that bridge out in two days I'll hold the jam."
On one slice of white bread spread Pepper jam, cover with slice of Graham bread, spread with Butter and pepper jam and cover with a slice of white bread.
We were just getting the jim-jams about you.
If they can't stop a little jam with iron, what are your wooden defences going to amount to against the whole accumulation?
"Give me my coffee turrible quick," said Mr. Wiley; "I must be down the bridge 'fore they start dog-warpin' the side jam."
The slightest check at any one point meant a jam, for there was no way of stopping the unending procession.
Go through it we must, or stay where we are until that field-ice gives us a jam down yonder in the crescent.
For a hundred yards Thor made his way up this creek, until he came to where a number of trees had fallen across it, forming a jam.
Bread an' jam.
Warm some jam in a small saucepan.
Sometimes valves jam from a distortion in the shape of the boiler when a considerable pressure is put upon it.
The ear, however, could hear the roaring of the waters and the crash of buildings, bridges, and lumber, and the eye could trace the mammoth ice-jam of four miles long, which passed on majestically, but with lightning rapidity, bearing the contents of both rivers on its bosom, The noble covered bridge of the Penobscot, two bridges of the Kenduskeag, and the two long ranges of saw-mills, besides other mills, houses, shops, logs, and lumber enough to build up a considerable village.
His groping hand touched the jam of a door and he held his breath when his fingers incautiously rattled the steel of a latch.
As soon as death had thinned the jam, Garthwaite, still grasping my arm, led a rush of survivors into the wide entrance of an office building.
The firm also supplies jams, marmalade, etc.,
This may be made like blackberry jam cake, only substituting grape jam for the blackberry.
Every device known was employed to strengthen the jam.
Ere, 'oo stole the strawberry jam?"
Straightening herself up, and trying in vain to smooth the jam, Madam Conway continued: "In liquor, I know.
The urchin rubbed the raspberry jam off his mouth, and said, "It don't matter, sir, for I've got lots more."
Logs air jest like mules: there's times when a man can't seem to rip up a jam in good style 'thout a few words that's too strong for the infant classes in Sunday-schools; but a man hedn't ought to tempt Providence.
Certainly, though it might be expected that each morning would reveal a big jam to break, such was rarely the case.
It would reduce the nightly jam around the stage door by a whole lot.
At the booms everything was in readiness to receive the jam.
Anerley, with his head and arms buried in a deal packing-case, was working his way through strata of tinned soups, bully beef, potted chicken, and sardines to reach the jams which lay beneath.
The logs air ricked up jest like Rose's jackstraws; I never see'em so turrible ricked up in all my exper'ence; an' Lije Dennett don' know no more 'bout pickin' a jam than Cooper's cow.
The boys will be picking the side jams to-day, and I'm going down to work on the logs.
To his surprise, he found that here was a man who could make himself intelligible without prefixing a flaming adjective when he asked his pal to pass the jam.
Then Harris packed the strawberry jam on top of a tomato and squashed it, and they had to pick out the tomato with a teaspoon.
Nor did she stop until she had overtaken the jam.
* * * * * Illustration: Mother (to maid, who has offered Marjorie some jam).
A country lady, more fond of making jams and pastry than doing the fine lady.
A fall of a few inches only would suffice to lock the jam solidly, thus relieving whatever pressure the mass exerted against the iron bridge.
Well, most o' the boys were on the other side o' the river, workin' above the bridge, an' the boss hed called Pretty Quick to come off an' leave the jam till mornin', when they'd get horses an' dog-warp it off, log by log.
It was nice to live in comfort, and among ladies and gentlemen--people who knew how to conduct themselves properly, and who paid one every attention without a bit of fear of being twitted with "laying the jam on".
I've known it jam before now."
A soldier writes to ask whether it is proposed to include jam in the list of field punishments.
Then followed a jam, a bad jam, difficult and dangerous to break.
"How about that time he cut loose the jam of logs in the Rapide des Cedres?"
THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR One fine day a Tailor was sitting on his bench by the window in very high spirits, sewing away most diligently, and presently up the street came a country woman, crying, "Good jams for sale!
One day two of the latter, conducting the jam of the miniature drive astern, came within reach of the Rough Red.
This cry sounded nice in the Tailor's ears, and, poking his diminutive head out of the window, he called, "Here, my good woman, just bring your jams in here!"
"Well," said Adam, beginning strawberry jam, "I thought of that.
Reed ran back and forth frantically, disappeared, returned bearing an antiquated pike-pole, and single-handed and alone attacked the jam!