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Their beverage is made from rice instead of barley, and their food consists for the most part of rice pottage.
They have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage.
THE SOUL OF MANOSCAR WILDE
Take salt with your knife, cut your bread, dont fill your spoon too full, or sup your pottage.
Mr. Churchill at Glasgow, showed the real hand and the mess of pottage so amiably offered at Berlin bought no German birthright.
It is the spirit of Esau, who bartered the right of the first-born to the promise of the covenant for one mess of pottage.
For instance, the mess of pottage for which Esau sold his birthright was soup made of red lentils.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 3WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
This is literally to fulfil the Scriptural case of selling a birthright for a mess of pottage.
One day Esau came in from hunting, very tired and hungry, and sold his birthright to Jacob for a kind of stew called pottage.
No. 54 is a boy in a chimney corner, supping pottage, with an old woman knitting opposite to him.
Through the fusion and confusion of Church and State the Germans have sold their spiritual birthright for a mess of pottage.

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