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Related to oyster: oyster stew, Oyster pearl
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Did they have restaurants there at three different periods of the world?--because there are two or three feet of solid earth between the oyster leads.
And moreover, how about three oyster beds, one above another, and thick strata of good honest earth between?
Lively!" Charley whispered, when we passed from the view of the oyster fleet.
Then I sought out French Frank, the oyster pirate, who wanted to sell, I had heard, his sloop, the Razzle Dazzle.
One oyster has been mentioned, though I allow myself to doubt it, as having contained no less than a hundred and fifty sharks."
The room was full of the blue wreaths of smoke, and the lamp-light shone through the thin haze upon gold-topped bottles, plates, napkins, and a litter of oyster shells and cigarettes.
Some must have the flowering crocus, the wood-starring dogwood, the voice of bluebird--even so gross a reminder as the farewell handshake of the retiring buckwheat and oyster before they can welcome the Lady in Green to their dull bosoms.
'I like the Walrus best,' said Alice: 'because you see he was a LITTLE sorry for the poor oysters.'
"Well, then, my friend, you give us two--or better say three--dozen oysters, clear soup with vegetables..."
What was all this though--even all this--to the extraordinary dissipation that ensued, when Kit, walking into an oyster-shop as bold as if he lived there, and not so much as looking at the counter or the man behind it, led his party into a box--a private box, fitted up with red curtains, white table-cloth, and cruet- stand complete--and ordered a fierce gentleman with whiskers, who acted as waiter and called him, him Christopher Nubbles, 'sir,' to bring three dozen of his largest-sized oysters, and to look sharp about it!
"My oysters! I had a basket," she explained, "and I've left it somewhere.
Close beside him stood Charlotte, opening oysters from a barrel: which Mr.
Personally, I'm for a few oysters, a hot bird, and a cold bottle."
Weller and the guard are endeavouring to insinuate into the fore-boot a huge cod-fish several sizes too large for it--which is snugly packed up, in a long brown basket, with a layer of straw over the top, and which has been left to the last, in order that he may repose in safety on the half-dozen barrels of real native oysters, all the property of Mr.
Time for your oysters!' and with that change of subject, which involved no change of expression or manner, rang the bell.