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We have been living upon the fat of the land, Ahm, having shown us the edible fruits, tubers and herbs, and twice a week we go out after fresh meat.
That time when Gunto mistook a sting-bug for an edible beetle had made more impression upon Mumga than all the innumerable manifestations of the greatness of God which she had witnessed, and which, of course, she had not understood.
To the door of this, the twelfth house whose bell he had rung, came a housekeeper who made him think of an unwholesome, surfeited worm that had eaten its nut to a hollow shell and now sought to fill the vacancy with edible lodgers.
I have heard that the white edible funguses are found principally at the edge of the wood, though I can't tell them apart.
A small tray of tea-things was arranged on the table; a plate of hot buttered toast was gently simmering before the fire; and the red-nosed man himself was busily engaged in converting a large slice of bread into the same agreeable edible, through the instrumentality of a long brass toasting-fork.
The little girls had a private tea party, and Ted roved among the edibles at his own sweet will.
Book and news dealers, sellers of edibles, drinkables, and cigars, who seemed to have plenty of customers, were continually circulating in the aisles.
So, the pie was brought down, and the worthy Mr Boffin exercised his patience until Wegg, in the exercise of his knife and fork, had finished the dish: only profiting by the opportunity to inform Wegg that although it was not strictly Fashionable to keep the contents of a larder thus exposed to view, he (Mr Boffin) considered it hospitable; for the reason, that instead of saying, in a comparatively unmeaning manner, to a visitor, 'There are such and such edibles down stairs; will you have anything up?
Our goal with FOOD LOVES TECH is to engage the public in a unique and direct manner as it relates to food and technology, and our future," says Brian Halweil, Editor in Chief of Edible Manhattan, as well as sister titles Edible Brooklyn, Edible East End and Edible Long Island, all part of the national network of Edible magazines.
The use of edible films has grown dramatically since the mid-1980s.
The step has been taken to produce maximum edible oil aimed at lessen the import and produce maximum edible oil in the province, said an official of local Agriculture department here Sunday.
has introduced a new application for its line of Edible Glitter inclusions.