Shimerda and gave us a lard-pail full of milk
to cook them in.
The morning that Dickon--after they had been enjoying themselves in the garden for about two hours--went behind a big rosebush and brought forth two tin pails and revealed that one was full of rich new milk
with cream on the top of it, and that the other held cottage-made currant buns folded in a clean blue and white napkin, buns so carefully tucked in that they were still hot, there was a riot of surprised joyfulness.
And when I am big and my people are big, and we have stamped the earth flat as far as men can travel, then I will remember your tribe--the tribe of the Langeni, who would not give me and my mother a cup of milk
when we were weary.
So, remembering how fond I was of milk
from the cow, I pushed open the gate and advanced to the cottage door.
They dined in the best room, and had oats boiled in milk
for the second course, which the old horse ate warm, but the rest cold.
for I suppose the water is not really turned into milk
He curdled half the milk
and set it aside in wicker strainers, but the other half he poured into bowls that he might drink it for his supper.
Poyser, to supply my house with milk
, cream, and butter at the market prices.
One can walk along at one's leisure behind that cow--keep good company, and have milk
, butter, and cheese, every day, into the bargain.
It was two hours, owing to sundry wrong turnings, ere she found herself on a summit commanding the long-sought-for vale, the Valley of the Great Dairies, the valley in which milk
and butter grew to rankness, and were produced more profusely, if less delicately, than at her home--the verdant plain so well watered by the river Var or Froom.
Two days afterward she came to a kraal very hungry, and none would give her milk
or food, now that her lord the king was dead, for all men hate the unfortunate.
If you want to do something for me, you can get me some milk
," he said at last.