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The sailors sometimes use it to fry their meat, for want of butter, and find it agreeable enough.
You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
I tell you, madam, most distinctly and emphatically, that it is bread pudding and the meanest kind at that.'
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The former, in its frozen state, somewhat resembled hard butter.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
In Tiefurt we partook of a magnificent collation consisting of a mug of beer, brown bread and sausage!
Newhall Street, and a new thoroughfare made in continuation of Bread Street.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Death comes in, the bread at the feast turns black, the hound falls down—and so on.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.

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