"There is no roast
beef cooking on our ship." "No," said Dab-Dab.
If you can tell me what you will get for your roast
meat, you shall be free, and shall also keep the whip.'
On the table was spread a snow-white tablecloth; upon it was a splendid porcelain service, and the roast
goose was steaming famously with its stuffing of apple and dried plums.
But as the roast
meat smelt so good, Gretel thought: 'Something might be wrong, it ought to be tasted!' She touched it with her finger, and said: 'Ah!
Life, in its freedom of come and go, by heaving sea and reeling deck, through the home of the trade-winds, back and forth between the ports, ceased there for him in Walter Merritt Emory's office, while the calm-browed Miss Judson looked on and marvelled that a man's flesh should roast
and the man wince not from the roasting of it.
Great was the clatter of knives and pewter plates and tin cans when Adam entered the house, but there was no hum of voices to this accompaniment: the eating of excellent roast
beef, provided free of expense, was too serious a business to those good farm- labourers to be performed with a divided attention, even if they had had anything to say to each other--which they had not.
beef and rice pudding for fifty Sundays in the year.
'Kate, my dear,' said Mrs Nickleby; 'I don't know how it is, but a fine warm summer day like this, with the birds singing in every direction, always puts me in mind of roast
pig, with sage and onion sauce, and made gravy.'
I speak not of the finicking joy of the gourmet, but the joy of an honest appetite in ecstasy, the elemental joy of absorbing quantities of fresh simple food,--mere roast
lamb, new potatoes, and peas of living green.
Mary did look up, and she did stare at me: the ladle with which she was basting a pair of chickens roasting at the fire, did for some three minutes hang suspended in air; and for the same space of time John's knives also had rest from the polishing process: but Mary, bending again over the roast
, said only -
I took out my small provisions and after having refreshed myself, I secured the remainder in a cave, whereof there were great numbers; I gathered plenty of eggs upon the rocks, and got a quantity of dry sea-weed, and parched grass, which I designed to kindle the next day, and roast
my eggs as well as I could, for I had about me my flint, steel, match, and burning-glass.
quit your stolen roast
and march along with me, for you shall be brought before the Sheriff of Nottingham forthwith."