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" ... many servants to attend him, that 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 piece of sodden meat; and when the table was served, the... "
Domestic Annals of Scotland from the Reformation to the Revolution - Page 297
by Robert Chambers - 1858
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Picture of Edinburgh

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - 1806 - 504 pages
...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...and I observed no art of cookery, or furniture of household-steffi but rather rude neglect of both, though myself and my companions, sent From the governor...
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Caledonian Sketches, Or, A Tour Through Scotland in 1807: To which is ...

Sir John Carr - Scotland - 1809 - 317 pages
...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...of household stuff, but rather rude neglect of both ; tho' myself and my companions, sent from the Governor of Berwick, about Bordering affairs, were entertained...
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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
...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...household stuff, but rather rude neglect of both; tho* myself and my companions, sent from the Governor of Berwick, about Bordering affairs, were entertained...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - Bibliography - 1825
...sodden 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 broth. And I obsenred no art of cookery, or furniture of household stuff, but rather rude neglect of both, though...
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Picture of Edinburgh: Containing a Description of the City and Its Environs

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1823 - 370 pages
...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...but rather rude neglect of both, though myself and my companions, sent from the governor of Berwick about bordering affairs, were entertained alter their...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 11

Henry Southern - 1825
...sodden 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...but rather rude neglect of both, though myself and my companion, sent from the governor of Berwick about bordering affairs, were entertained after their...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 11

Books - 1825
...sodden 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...but rather rude neglect of both, though myself and my companion, sent from the governor of Berwick about bordering affairs, were entertained after their...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 11

Books - 1825
...sodden 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...but rather rude neglect of both, though myself and my companion, sent from the governor of Berwick about bordering affairs, were entertained after their...
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The Scotsman's Library: Being a Collection of Anecdotes and Facts ...

James Mitchell - Scotland - 1825 - 740 pages
...of sudden meat; and when the table was served, the servants sat down with из ; but the tipper mess instead of porridge, had a pullet, with some prunes in the broth; and 1 observed no art of cookery, or furniture of household stuff, but rather rude neglect of both, though...
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The Antiquary's Portfolio: Or Cabinet Selection of Historical & Literary ...

J. S. Forsyth - Great Britain - 1825
...table. His mess was better, however, than a boiled pullet, with prunes in the broth ; but his guest observed, ' no art of cookery, or furniture of household stuff, but rather a rude neglect of both.' Forks are a recent invention, and in England the table was only supplied with...
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