But the crab-tree-staff had been fired and hardened and seasoned
by the tinker's arts until it was like a bar of iron--no pleasant neighbor for one's ribs.
I dined on what they called "robber steak"--bits of bacon, onion, and beef, seasoned
with red pepper, and strung on sticks, and roasted over the fire, in simple style of the London cat's meat!
Bonacieux was one of profound selfishness mixed with sordid avarice, the whole seasoned
with extreme cowardice.
She also gave him a sharp adze, and then led the way to the far end of the island where the largest trees grew--alder, poplar and pine, that reached the sky--very dry and well seasoned
, so as to sail light for him in the water.
Fish, fowl, and flesh, roasted, and in luscious stews, and seasoned
, I trust, to all your tastes, are ready to be served up.