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References in classic literature ?
These three pears were for my breakfast, but I give them to you gladly.
You may be right," answered Pinocchio, "but I will not eat the pears if they are not peeled.
And good old Geppetto took out a knife, peeled the three pears, and put the skins in a row on the table.
Pinocchio had eaten the three pears, or rather devoured them.
Van Mons, in his treatise on pears and apples, shows how utterly he disbelieves that the several sorts, for instance a Ribston-pippin or Codlin-apple, could ever have proceeded from the seeds of the same tree.
It was a joke of a compact and portable nature, turning on the difference between Eton pears and Parliamentary pairs; but it was a joke, a refined relish of which would seem to have appeared to Lord Decimus impossible to be had without a thorough and intimate acquaintance with the tree.
In the bright morning sunshine, as they ate of the strawberries and sweet juicy pears, Dorothy said:
One medium pear provides about 24 percent of daily fiber needs.
If I was baking a crumble or even poaching the pear, I would use slightly under-ripened pears so they hold their shape and texture.
Pear sales were highest in October, peaking the week of Oct.
Sobhy, originally a native of the Upper Egyptian province of Minya, says he buys his goods from prickly pear farms in the area of Al Khanka in Qliubia north of Cairo.
Growers are reporting an excellent quality of pear crop on the trees, albeit a bit shorter crop than last season," stated Kevin Moffitt, president and CEO of Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) the marketing organization representing USA Pears.