Toasted Leaves Or Tudoces Fragrans: An Essay on the Origin of Tea

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Edmund Evans, 1889 - 36 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 36 - Then first began the rude form of a gridiron. Roasting by the string or spit came in a century or two later, I forget in whose dynasty. By such slow degrees...
Σελίδα 21 - You graceless whelp, what have you got there .devouring ? Is it not enough that you have...
Σελίδα 26 - Evidence was given, the obnoxious food itself produced in court, and verdict about to be pronounced, when the foreman of the jury begged that some of the burnt pig, of which the culprits stood accused, might be handed into the box.
Σελίδα 24 - Bo-bo was strictly enjoined not to let the secret escape, for the neighbors would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretches, who could think of improving upon the good meat which God had sent them. Nevertheless, strange stories got about. It was observed that Ho-ti's cottage was burnt down now more frequently than ever. Nothing but fires from this time forward.
Σελίδα 21 - Bo-bo, whose scent was wonderfully sharpened since morning, soon raked out another pig, and fairly rending it asunder, thrust the lesser half by main force into the fists of Ho-ti, still shouting out, "Eat, eat, eat the burnt pig, father, only taste — O Lord!
Σελίδα 28 - The judge, who was a shrewd fellow, winked at the manifest iniquity of the decision : and when the court was dismissed, went privily and bought up all the pigs that could be had for love or money. In a few days his Lordship's town-house was observed to be on fire.
Σελίδα 22 - ... while he grasped the abominable thing, wavering whether he should not put his son to death for an unnatural young monster, when the crackling scorching...
Σελίδα 26 - ... their fingers, as Bo-bo and his father had done before them, and nature prompting to each of them the same remedy, against the face of all the -facts, and the clearest charge which judge had ever...
Σελίδα 26 - He handled it, and they all handled it, and burning their fingers, as Bo-bo and his father had done before them, and nature prompting to each of them the same remedy, against the face of all the...
Σελίδα 17 - Bo-bo was in the utmost consternation, as you may think, not so much for the sake of the tenement, which his father and he could easily build up again with a few dry branches and the labour of an hour or two at any time, as for the loss of the pigs.

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