gingerbread


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cake flavored with ginger

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Behind the gingerbread man came a child with flaxen hair and merry blue eyes, dressed in white pajamas, with sandals on the soles of its pretty bare feet.
I hope none of you are fond of gingerbread," said the King, rather anxiously.
King John Dough had brought for Ozma's birthday present a lovely gingerbread crown, with rows of small pearls around it and a fine big pearl in each of its five points.
Now she places a gingerbread elephant against the window, but with so tremulous a touch that it tumbles upon the floor, with the dismemberment of three legs and its trunk; it has ceased to be an elephant, and has become a few bits of musty gingerbread.
Never mind the gingerbread," said I; "let us continue our interesting walk.
The little pink clouds, that looked rather like sweet-stuff, had floated up to crown the turrets of the gilt gingerbread castle, and the pink baby fingers of the budding trees seemed spreading and stretching to reach them; the blue sky began to take a bright violet of evening, when Father Brown suddenly spoke again:
The great altar of the cathedral and also three or four minor ones are a perfect mass of gilt gimcracks and gingerbread.
While the service was proceeding in the Cathedral of the Assumption- it was a combined service of prayer on the occasion of the Emperor's arrival and of thanksgiving for the conclusion of peace with the Turks- the crowd outside spread out and hawkers appeared, selling kvas, gingerbread, and poppyseed sweets (of which Petya was particularly fond), and ordinary conversation could again be heard.
The carriage was lined inside with sugar-plums, and in the seats were fruits and gingerbread.
And they carry him off to load him with fairings; and he returns to Benjy, his hat and coat covered with ribbons, and his pockets crammed with wonderful boxes which open upon ever new boxes, and popguns, and trumpets, and apples, and gilt gingerbread from the stall of Angel Heavens, sole vender thereof, whose booth groans with kings and queens, and elephants and prancing steeds, all gleaming with gold.
He isn't a dog as 'ull be caught wi' gingerbread; he'd smell a thief a good deal stronger nor the gingerbread, he would.
Tragedies and cravats, poetry and pickles, garden seeds and long letters, music and gingerbread, rubbers, invitations, scoldings, and puppies.
And after she reads the book to you, your stomach growls, you race to the kitchen to munch on that elaborate gingerbread house she has worked hours to prepare.
During these weeks, as families prepare for their celebrations, a traditional Scandinavian spiced drink of mulled wine is served with an assortment of gingerbread and cinnamon coated confections.
When I was teaching in a Buddhist culture in Vientiane, Lao, students became fascinated with some of our American traditions, especially the holiday tradition of making Victorian style gingerbread houses at Christmastime.