Your cucumbers should be well shaped, and all of the same size.
Weigh them, and to every pound of cucumbers allow a pound of loaf-sugar.
Pour it boiling on the cucumbers, and smother them as before.
When good and in season, they have a fine silvery hue, are very firm, and have a refreshing smell like cucumbers newly cut.
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