Shut the oven
door, Cousin Benjamin, so that he won't miss them.
Even the discovery that ovens
were being put up on the premises, and that the shop was, in fact, being fitted up for a confectioner and pastry-cook's business, hitherto unknown in Grimworth, did not quite suffice to turn the scale in the newcomer's favour, though the landlady at the Woolpack defended him warmly, said he seemed to be a very clever young man, and from what she could make out, came of a very good family; indeed, was most likely a good many people's betters.
By th' same token, my wife's been a-plaguin' on me to build her a oven
The Tutao thus baked is called 'Amar'; the action of the oven
having converted it into an amber-coloured caky substance, a little tart, but not at all disagreeable to the taste.
And once Gretel was inside, she intended to shut the oven
and let her bake in it, and then she would eat her, too.
Twelve or thirteen hours in the saddle, even in a Christian land and a Christian climate, and on a good horse, is a tiresome journey; but in an oven
like Syria, in a ragged spoon of a saddle that slips fore-and-aft, and "thort-ships," and every way, and on a horse that is tired and lame, and yet must be whipped and spurred with hardly a moment's cessation all day long, till the blood comes from his side, and your conscience hurts you every time you strike if you are half a man,--it is a journey to be remembered in bitterness of spirit and execrated with emphasis for a liberal division of a man's lifetime.
The pieces of elephant-meat, surrounded with aromatic leaves, were placed in this extempore oven
and covered with hot coals.
The iron grating which served to close the oven
, being raised at that moment, allowed only a view at the mouth of the flaming vent-hole in the dark wall, the lower extremity of its bars, like a row of black and pointed teeth, set flat apart; which made the furnace resemble one of those mouths of dragons which spout forth flames in ancient legends.
He recognized numerous articles from the cruiser --a camp oven
, some kitchen utensils, a rifle and many rounds of ammunition, canned foods, blankets, two chairs and a cot--and several books and periodicals, mostly American.
Only Malasha, Andrew's six-year-old granddaughter whom his Serene Highness had petted and to whom he had given a lump of sugar while drinking his tea, remained on the top of the brick oven
in the larger room.
Having had a drink of vodka and something to eat, they were about to take tea, and the samovar standing on the floor beside the brick oven
was already humming.
You'll find breakfast in the oven
," she said hurriedly.
At other times he was joined in prayer by Narau, a native teacher, who for seven years had been Lotu, ever since the day he had been saved from the hot oven
Why, my little coz," said he, "I have come across to tell you that I live above the barber's in the Rue de la Tour, and that there is a venison pasty in the oven
and two flasks of the right vintage on the table.
I forgot to tell Flora Jane to take the buns out of the oven