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" Nothing; perhaps,' can exceed the enjoyment of a stableboy's breakfast: what, then, may not be said of mine, who had so long been used to suffer hunger, and so seldom found the means of satisfying it ?"  "
Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft - Page 107
by Thomas Holcroft - 1816 - 320 pages
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Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ..., Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1858
...wont to make every morning at nine o'clock, after four hour's exercise of their horses, he says, " Nothing, perhaps, can exceed the enjoyment of a stable-boy's...hunger, and so seldom found the means of satisfying it?" " For my own part," he adds, " so total and striking was the change which had taken place in my situation,...
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The young local preacher's guide

T. W. Garland - Methodists - 1860 - 115 pages
...hours' exercise of their houses, he says, " Nothing, perhaps, can exceed the enjoyment of a stable boy's breakfast; what then, may not be said of mine, who...hunger, and so seldom found the means of satisfying it?" "For my own part," he adds, " so total and striking was the 'change which had taken place in my situation,...
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Temple Bar: A London Magazine for Town and Country Readers, Volume 76

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - 1886
...make excellent riders. Nothing, he adds, can exceed the enjoyment of a stableboy's breakfast, which consisted of new milk, or milk porridge, then the...the preceding day, most exquisite Gloucester cheese, fine white bread, and concluded with plentiful draughts of table beer. Such was the fare of the stable...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik]. Continuation

George Lillie Craik - 1865
...were wont to make every morning at nine o'clock, after four hours' exercise of their horses, he Łays, "Nothing, perhaps, can exceed the enjoyment of a stable-boy's...hunger, and so seldom found the means of satisfying it ?" " For my own part," he adds, " so total and striking was the change which had taken place in my...
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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Volume 16

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1869
...wont to make every morning at nine o'clock, after four hours' exercise of their horses, he says : ' Nothing, perhaps, can exceed the enjoyment of a stable-boy's...hunger, and so seldom found the means of satisfying it ! For my own part,' he adds, ' so total and striking was the change which had taken place in my situation,...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts, Volumes 15-16

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Anthologies - 1869
...wont to make every morning at nine o'clock, after four hours' exercise of their horses, he says : ' Nothing, perhaps, can exceed the enjoyment of a stable-boy's...hunger, and so seldom found the means of satisfying it ! For my own part,' he adds, ' so total and striking was the change which had taken place in my situation,...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik]. Continuation

George Lillie Craik - 1881
...exercise of their horses, he says, ' Nothing, perhaps, can exceed the enjoyment of a stable - boy's breakfast ; what, then, may not be said of mine, who...hunger, and so seldom found the means of satisfying it ? ' ' For my own part,' he adds, ' so total and striking was the change which had taken place in my...
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Specimens of English Prose Style: From Malory to Macaulay

George Saintsbury - English language - 1885 - 367 pages
...sometimes fallen slightly asleep at the beginning of the first brushing gallop. But if they are not weary, they are hungry, and they make themselves ample...the preceding day, most exquisite Gloucester cheese, fine white bread, and concluded with plentiful draughts of table beer. All this did not overload the...
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Specimens of English Prose Style: From Malory to Macaulay

George Saintsbury - English language - 1885 - 367 pages
...sometimes fallen slightly asleep at the beginning of the first brushing gallop. But if they are not weary, they are hungry, and they make themselves ample...the preceding day, most exquisite Gloucester cheese, fine white bread, and concluded with plentiful draughts of table beer. All this did not overload the...
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