... lady had a great affection for a few pounds of the best green tea, bought in London. Another discovered that the loaf sugar in the country was abominable. A third could not but think that a few jars of India pickles ...would be a very pretty present.... The adventures of Hugh Trevor - Page 75by Thomas Holcroft - 1797 - 634 pagesFull view
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...of India pickles .. . would be a very pretty present. It would always remind her of the giver. . , . The men too were troubled with their longings. With one it was London porter; with another it was Cheshire cheese and bottled beer. They would both drink to the donor. . .. (pp. 449-50) Not until Hugh...