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" Thus this custom of firing houses continued, till in process of time, says my manuscript, a sage arose, like our Locke, who made a discovery, that the flesh of swine, or indeed of any other animal, might be cooked (burnt, as they called it) without the... "
The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular ... - Page 1215
by William Hone - 1830
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The Speaker: A Quarterly Magazine of Successful Readings, Volume 8

Recitations - 1913
...up shop. People built slighter and slighter every day, until it was feared that the very science of architecture would in no long time be lost to the...of firing houses continued, till in process of time a sage arose who made the discovery that the flesh of swine, or indeed of any other animal, might be...
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McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1879 - 256 pages
...it was feared that the very science of architecture would in no long time be lost to the world. 17. Thus this custom of firing houses continued till in...necessity of consuming a whole house to dress it. 18. Then first began the rude form of a gridiron. Koasting by the string or spit came in a century...
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What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained

Robert L. Wolke, Marlene Parrish - Cooking - 2002 - 350 pages
...experienced by mankind. houses with pigs inside. Eventually, "in the process of time a sage arose . . . who made a discovery, that the flesh of swine, or...necessity of consuming a whole house to dress it. " Right up until the beginning of the twentieth century, we humans continued to build fires whenever...
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Taste: A Literary History

Denise Gigante - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 272 pages
...(perhaps a linguistic stutter towards barbarian) sets fire to his father's hut, making the accidental "discovery, that the flesh of swine, or indeed of...animal, might be cooked (burnt, as they called it)" ( WCL i:iz3). Having destroyed the hut and the nine pigs in it, he stoops down to feel for signs of...
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