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Felicity had made some very nice sandwiches of ham which we all appreciated except Dan, who declared he didn't like things minced up and dug out of the basket a chunk of boiled pork which he proceeded to saw up with a jack-knife and devour with gusto.
Then she seized the chunk of fire and suddenly thrust it almost into the boy's face.
Thrusting the instrument into the huge bear's nostril, Mulcachy cut a clean round chunk of living meat out of one side of it.
He saw the blaze of the fire, Kloo- kooch cooking, and Grey Beaver squatting on his hams and mumbling a chunk of raw tallow.
Then came my boy code: when on a day a fellow gave another a "cannon-ball" or a chunk of taffy, on some other day he would expect to receive back a cannon-ball or a chunk of taffy.
One of his hands was resting on a chunk of dead wood.
Not even the water she brought him in a forest-leaf, and the ancient and half-putrid chunk of roast pig, could redeem in the slightest the grotesque hideousness of her.
I was told by a sculptor from Mauch Chunk that the scene was truly Parisian.
When the man brought him water he drank eagerly, and later bolted a generous meal of raw meat, chunk by chunk, from the man's hand.
You poor, maudlin, sentimental, doddering chunk of imbecility,' it said; 'are there no limits to your insanity?
I use a ciabatta loaf or roll, torn into chunks, tossed in oil and then dotted all over the stew.
You want a solid amount of blood and chunks in the water in order to get the school's attention.