His faith in boiling did not save him from a certain shrinking from wormy soup.
And this after the pinched ration of mouldy salt-horse and wormy hard-bread!
When the nut is brought and cracked it is found to be wormy and bitter.
But when we take down Browning, we cannot think of him and the 'wormy bed' together.
Have also a knife with which, at the proper time, to open the ...