porridge


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soft food made by boiling oatmeal or other meal or legumes in water or milk until thick

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He says we should not eat porridge, for he has conjured the whole oven full of roast meats and fish and cakes.
Pigling ate the peel, and washed up the porridge plates in the bucket.
Poor Lisbeth was busy preparing her sons' breakfast, and their porridge was already steaming on the fire.
The servants were getting a meal ready under an oak, for they had sacrificed a great ox, and were busy cutting him up, while the women were making a porridge of much white barley for the labourers' dinner.
The woman now called to them that supper was ready, so they gathered around the table and Dorothy ate some delicious porridge and a dish of scrambled eggs and a plate of nice white bread, and enjoyed her meal.
And if you would be so good as not to eat everything off the same plate, and to remember not to put the porridge saucepan out of your hand on the clean tablecloth, it would be a better example to the girl.
If poor Hans is in trouble I will give him half my porridge, and show him my white rabbits.
Bonaparte himself, not trusting to his generals, moved with all the Guards to the field of battle, afraid of letting a ready victim escape, and Bagration's four thousand men merrily lighted campfires, dried and warmed themselves, cooked their porridge for the first time for three days, and not one of them knew or imagined what was in store for him.
He could black my boots and bring me my porridge every morning while I am in bed.
Davy, for the first time in his life probably, could not eat, but blubbered shamelessly over his porridge.
After this they arrived at the Satyr's home, and soon the Satyr put a smoking dish of porridge before him.
I know exactly what you want to say, so save your breath to cool your porridge.
He ate seventeen bowls of porridge, a platter full of fried sausages, eleven loaves of bread and twenty-one mince pies," said the Steward.
A minute wedge of brown bread was inserted in each bowl, and when they had eaten their porridge by means of the bread, the boys ate the bread itself, and had finished their breakfast; whereupon Mr Squeers said, in a solemn voice, 'For what we have received, may the Lord make us truly thankful
Half-a-dozen dishes stood upon the shelves; the table was laid for supper with a bowl of porridge, a horn spoon, and a cup of small beer.