He had no notion of the price to ask for his meat
, but put on a foolish and simple air as he called aloud his wares:
By and by, when the outer meats
were roasted and had been taken off the spits, the carvers gave every man his portion and they all made an excellent dinner.
Their winter quarters are upon the Racine Amere, where they subsist upon roots and dried buffalo meat
With his knife he severed many strips of meat
from Horta's carcass, but he did not cook them.
But come, tell me for what price thou wilt sell me all of thy meat
and thy horse and cart.
They tell me meat
is going up, but if I can manage to catch you I'm sure it will soon be going down.
So who may say that it is nice to eat snails and frogs' legs and oysters, but disgusting to feed upon grubs and beetles, or that a raw oyster, hoof, horns, and tail, is less revolting than the sweet, clean meat
of a fresh-killed buck?
They were anything but gentle to the meat
with which they had been favoured by good fortune and the wisdom of Bashti.
With this money he bought corn, and fish, and meat
, and cheese.
Without thinking about it, he accepted this disappearing into the wall as a peculiarity of his father, as milk and half- digested meat
were peculiarities of his mother.
It happened that a Dog had got a piece of meat
and was carrying it home in his mouth to eat it in peace.
There they crouched by the fire, the pair of them, at the end of their days, old and withered and helpless, racked by rheumatism, bitten by hunger, and tantalized by the frying-odors of my abundance of meat
For a time they broke the monotony of eating by executing portions of a hunting dance, a maneuver which sufficiently stimulated digestion to permit them to fall to once more with renewed vigor; but with the consumption of appalling quantities of elephant meat
and native beer they presently became too loggy for physical exertion of any sort, some reaching a stage where they no longer could rise from the ground, but lay conveniently close to the great cooking pot, stuffing themselves into unconsciousness.
Following the housewarming, which was accomplished by means of seal-oil and a wick made from cotton calking, came the hunting for our winter's meat
and the building of the second hut.
Then don't you ever go and say,' retorted Miss Sally, 'that you hadn't meat