CUCUMBER


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CUCUMBERChildren's Underground Club of United Moose and Beaver for Enthusiastic Reporters (TV Ontario)
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But when he began to throw his cucumbers over our wall--'
Yes, Nicholas, my dear,' replied Mrs Nickleby in a very serious tone; 'his cucumbers over our wall.
The Sultan, noticing that his favourite dish of cucumber was placed before him, proceeded to help himself to it, and was amazed to and that the stuffing was of pearls.
Sire," replied the bird, before either the princes or the princess could speak, "surely your Highness cannot be so surprised at beholding a cucumber stuffed with pearls, when you believed without any difficulty that the Sultana had presented you, instead of children, with a dog, a cat, and a log of wood.
Criminals also can be as cool as cucumbers," said Brown with a smile.
That day the floor was covered with garden things, drying for winter; corn and beans and fat yellow cucumbers.
Before him stood the orderly with a tray of brandy and salted cucumbers.
Do you mind the night I et the cucumbers and milk to make me dream?
It was by the same method that men, aping her, bred race-horses and cucumbers.
Start her, Tash, my boy --start her, all; but keep cool, keep cool-- cucumbers is the word --easy, easy --only start her like grim death and grinning devils, and raise the buried dead perpendicular out of their graves, boys --that's all.
After a velvety oyster soup came shad and cucumbers, then a young broiled turkey with corn fritters, followed by a canvas-back with currant jelly and a celery mayonnaise.
The count walked up and down the hall in his dressing gown, giving orders to the club steward and to the famous Feoktist, the Club's head cook, about asparagus, fresh cucumbers, strawberries, veal, and fish for this dinner.