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“Ham and eggs, dry toast and shrimps,” said the keen-eyed traveller in reply to the reiterated question.
It was an excellent tea, with shrimps and bread-and-butter, and cake and jam.
In New Orleans boiled shrimps are often served at small dinners.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
Chinese fishermen catch shrimps in nets, dry them on the hillsides, and send both dry meat and shells to China.
STORIES OF CALIFORNIAELLA M. SEXTON
He helps the others to land several baskets of shrimps, and carry them to the railway-station hard by.
When he had purchased the well-probed fat goose, the shrimps, and the cheese, he was only half-satisfied.
These delicate, transparent, lively creatures are not much like the boiled Shrimps and Prawns of the fish-shop.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
Shrimps carry their eggs about with them; no doubt you have often found masses of eggs under the Shrimp's body.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
Until Prawns are grown up, they haunt the sandy shallows with their cousins the Shrimps.
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Besides being good food for us, and for the fish, Shrimps and Prawns have another use.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH

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