Now, there's Dinah gets you a capital dinner,--soup, ragout, roast fowl
, dessert, ice-creams and all,--and she creates it all out of chaos and old night down there, in that kitchen.
Not because I was squeezed in at an acute angle of the table-cloth, with the table in my chest, and the Pumblechookian elbow in my eye, nor because I was not allowed to speak (I didn't want to speak), nor because I was regaled with the scaly tips of the drumsticks of the fowls
, and with those obscure corners of pork of which the pig, when living, had had the least reason to be vain.
I do not know how long I have lain yonder under the shadow of the rock, but it must be long, for my limbs are wasted, and those who fell in the fray are picked clean by the vultures, all except Galazi, for the old wolf Deathgrip lies on his breast dying, but not dead, licking my brother's wounds, and scares the fowls
Swine's flesh, dressed in several modes, appeared on the lower part of the board, as also that of fowls
, deer, goats, and hares, and various kinds of fish, together with huge loaves and cakes of bread, and sundry confections made of fruits and honey.
The isle was uninhabited; my shipmates I had left behind, and nothing lived in front of me but dumb brutes and fowls
The treasurer was of the same opinion: he showed to what straits his majesty's revenue was reduced, by the charge of maintaining you, which would soon grow insupportable; that the secretary's expedient of putting out your eyes, was so far from being a remedy against this evil, that it would probably increase it, as is manifest from the common practice of blinding some kind of fowls
, after which they fed the faster, and grew sooner fat; that his sacred majesty and the council, who are your judges, were, in their own consciences, fully convinced of your guilt, which was a sufficient argument to condemn you to death, without the formal proofs required by the strict letter of the law.
Petersen Sahib ate alone in his tent, but he gave orders that the camp should have two sheep and some fowls
, as well as a double ration of flour and rice and salt, for he knew that there would be a feast.
Some ran for security to the mountains, others took up arms to oppose our landing, but were soon reconciled to us, and brought us fowls
, fish, and sheep, in exchange for India calicoes, on which they set a great value.
Peter Thomas Piperson, came with a lantern and a hamper to catch six fowls
to take to market in the morning.
Countless were the hares ready skinned and the plucked fowls
that hung on the trees for burial in the pots, numberless the wildfowl and game of various sorts suspended from the branches that the air might keep them cool.
The two friends sat down and Aramis began to cut up fowls
, partridges and hams with admirable skill.
On the door-stone stood a clean old woman, in a dark-striped linen gown, a red kerchief, and a linen cap, talking to some speckled fowls
which appeared to have been drawn towards her by an illusory expectation of cold potatoes or barley.
Having heard that there were a considerable number of fowls
in the valley the progeny of some cocks and hens accidentally left there by an English vessel, and which, being strictly tabooed, flew about almost in a wild state--he determined to break through all restraints, and be the death of them.
We had scarcely lost sight of this empire when we found ourselves close upon another, from whose shores there flew over our heads a flock of fowls
a mile in breadth, and two hundred and forty miles long; so that, although they flew a mile during every minute, it required no less than four hours for the whole flock to pass over us -- in which there were several millions of millions of fowl
But I don't know that I am apt at tending fowls
," said the dubious Tess.