It designates the dark, glutinous
substance which is scraped off the back of the Greenland or right whale, and much of which covers the decks of those inferior souls who hunt that ignoble Leviathan.
The day was very hot, and heaps of flies, who were extending their inquisitive and adventurous perquisitions into all the glutinous
little glasses near madame, fell dead at the bottom.
And he proposed further, "that by employing spiders, the charge of dyeing silks should be wholly saved;" whereof I was fully convinced, when he showed me a vast number of flies most beautifully coloured, wherewith he fed his spiders, assuring us "that the webs would take a tincture from them; and as he had them of all hues, he hoped to fit everybody's fancy, as soon as he could find proper food for the flies, of certain gums, oils, and other glutinous
matter, to give a strength and consistence to the threads.
A tapping came at the door, and I heard the glutinous
accents of M'ling speaking.
A starving man, however, little heeds conventional proprieties, especially on a South-Sea Island, and accordingly Toby and I partook of the dish after our own clumsy fashion, beplastering our faces all over with the glutinous
compound, and daubing our hands nearly to the wrist.
He is conducted by the beadle and the landlord to the Harmonic Meeting Room, where he puts his hat on the piano and takes a Windsor-chair at the head of a long table formed of several short tables put together and ornamented with glutinous
rings in endless involutions, made by pots and glasses.
To prevent which, I presently made a large orifice in the vein of the left arm, whence I drew twenty ounces of blood; which I expected to have found extremely sizy and glutinous
, or indeed coagulated, as it is in pleuretic complaints; but, to my surprize, it appeared rosy and florid, and its consistency differed little from the blood of those in perfect health.
Chairs, tables, cheffonier, and sofa, all gleamed with the glutinous
brightness of cheap upholstery.
Meanwhile Twemlow, in an increasing hurry of spirits, gets his hair down as well as he can--which is not very well; for, after these glutinous
applications it is restive, and has a surface on it somewhat in the nature of pastry--and gets to the club by the appointed time.
The young people learned Kun Opera from masters, practiced calligraphy at the Zhang Hall Private School and made traditional wood engraving paintings and qing tuan(sweet green glutinous
rice balls, a popular snack for the Qingming Festival).
After cooking, everyone will be able to enjoy some mochi and try to tenderize some glutinous
Importers are only allowed to import high value rice varieties such as glutinous
rice, jasponica rice, basmati rice, and other aromatic rice varieties.