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Blaisois," replied Musqueton, "remember that bread is the true nourishment of a Frenchman, who is not always able to get bread, ask Grimaud.
A sickness like that of death came over her, when, casting her eyes around her in despair, they fell on the little table that usually held the nourishment prepared for her grandmother.
Toward morning the nourishment which I still carefully administered wrought its healthful change in her pulse, and composed her to quieter slumbers.
An hour more had passed before the impenetrable old man closed his weary eyes, and consented to take his nourishment and compose himself to rest.
In the case of the misseltoe, which draws its nourishment from certain trees, which has seeds that must be transported by certain birds, and which has flowers with separate sexes absolutely requiring the agency of certain insects to bring pollen from one flower to the other, it is equally preposterous to account for the structure of this parasite, with its relations to several distinct organic beings, by the effects of external conditions, or of habit, or of the volition of the plant itself.
Their nourishment consisted entirely of the vegetables of their garden and the milk of one cow, which gave very little during the winter, when its masters could scarcely procure food to support it.
when I think of all this; only half-suspected, not so keenly known to me before --and how for forty years I have fed upon dry salted fare -- fit emblem of the dry nourishment of my soul --when the poorest landsman has had fresh fruit to his daily hand, and broken the world's fresh bread to my mouldy crusts --away, whole oceans away, from that young girl-wife I wedded past fifty, and sailed for Cape Horn the next day, leaving but one dent in my marriage pillow --wife?
Yet, human fellowship infused some nourishment into the flinty viands, and struck some sparks of cheerfulness out of them.
He then put his fore-hoof to his mouth, at which I was much surprised, although he did it with ease, and with a motion that appeared perfectly natural, and made other signs, to know what I would eat; but I could not return him such an answer as he was able to apprehend; and if he had understood me, I did not see how it was possible to contrive any way for finding myself nourishment.
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When that nourishment seems inadequate and pastors indifferent, they may disengage and seek it elsewhere.
In "Recipes from the Herbalist's Kitchen: Delicious, Nourishing Food for Lifelong Health and Well-Being", she draws upon her impressive expertise to reveal how the kitchen can be a place of true awakening for the senses and spirit, as well as deep nourishment for the body.