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" with great platters of porridge, each having a little piece of sodden meat ; and, when the table was served, the servants sat down with us; but the upper mess, instead of porridge, had a pullet, with some prunes in the broth : and I observed no art of... "
A topographical dictionary of Scotland - Page 240
by David Webster (topographer.) - 1819
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 266

Early English newspapers - 1889
...of servants, wearing blue caps, who were in attendance, “the table being more than half furnished with great platters of porridge, each having a little piece of sodden meate; and when the table was served the servants did sit downe with us, but the upper messe, in steade...
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Picture of Edinburgh

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - 1806
...brought in his meat, with their heads covered with blue caps, the table being more than half furnished with great platters of porridge, each having a little...served, the servants sat •down with us ; but the upper^mess, instead of 'porridge, had a pullet, with some prunes in the •.broth : and I observed...
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Institutions et vie municipale à Aix-en-Provence sous la Révolution: 1789-an ...

Christiane Derobert-Ratel - Aix-en-Provence (France) - 1809 - 672 pages
...brought in his meat, with their heads covered with blue caps; the table being more than half-furnished with great platters of porridge, each having a little...and I observed no art of cookery, or furniture of household stuff, but rather rude neglect of both; tho' myself and my companions, sent from the Governor...
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Picture of Edinburgh: containing a description of the city and its environs

John Stark, John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1823 - 370 pages
...brought in his meat, with their heads covered with blue caps, - the table being more than half furnished with great platters of porridge, each having a little...and I observed no art of cookery, or furniture of household stuff, but rather rude neglect of both, though myself and my companions, sent from the governor...
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The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern].

Henry Southern - 1825
...brought in his meat with their heads covered with blue caps, the table being more than half furnished with great platters of porridge, each having a little...meat; and when the table was served, the servants did sit down with us; but the upper mess instead of porridge, had a pullet with some prunes in the...
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Modern Athens!: Displayed in a Series of Views, Or, Edinburgh in the ...

John Britton - Engraving, English - 1829 - 166 pages
...in 1598, says, that at the house of a knight, where he dined, the table was more than half furnished with great platters of porridge, each having a little piece of sodden meat. He further informs us, that the servants sat down to dinner at the same table, and adds, " I observed...
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Waverley; or, 'Tis sixty years since. 3 vols. [in 1].

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1831
...bronght in his meat with their heads covered with blue caps, the table being more than half furnished with great platters of porridge, each having a little...meat. And when the table was served, the servants did sit down with us; but the upper mess, instead of porridge, had a pullet, with some prunes in the...
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical ..., Volume 3

James Bell - Geography - 1832
...brought in his meat, with their heads covered with blue caps, the table being more than half lin ni lu d with great platters of porridge, each having a little...servants sat down with us; but the upper mess, instead of porriilge. had a pullet, with some prunes in the broth : and I observed no art of cookery, or furniture...
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical ..., Volume 3

James Bell - Geography - 1832
...brought in his meat, with their heads Covered with blur caps, the table being mor« than half furninhed with great platters of porridge, each having a little...sodden meat ; and, when the table was served, the wvants sat down with us ; but the upper mess, instead of porriilge, had a pullet, with «>me prunes...
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Introductions, and Notes and Illustrations to the Novels, Tales ..., Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - 1833
...brought in his meat with their heads covered with blue caps, the table being more than half furnished with great platters of porridge, each having a little...meat. And when the table was served, the servants did sit down with us ; but the upper mess, instead of porridge, had a pullet, with some prunes in the...
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