So saying, he gathered together, and brought to a flame, the decaying brands which lay scattered on the ample hearth; took from the larger board a mess of pottage
and seethed kid, placed it upon the small table at which he had himself supped, and, without waiting the Jew's thanks, went to the other side of the hall; whether from unwillingness to hold more close communication with the object of his benevolence, or from a wish to draw near to the upper end of the table, seemed uncertain.
They have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage
In truth, those who desired, according to the old adage, to sell anything valuable for a song, might find customers all over the Fair; and there were innumerable messes of pottage
, piping hot, for such as chose to buy them with their birthrights.
The movement, however, is perceptible, and once this fact is established I can let the pottage
By Saint Hubert, thou hadst best save thy breath to cool thy pottage
, else it may scald thy mouth.
that legacy of the Wild which no animal may escape nor exchange for pottage
A message, a thought, a sincerity, a glance from him, I want, but not news, nor pottage
But he who sold his birthright for a mess of pottage
existed, and Judas Iscariot existed, and Castlereagh existed, and this man exists
Town hall numpties are selling the people's birthright for a mess of pottage
FACTUAL Kate Humble finds out how bean pottage
was made in Tudor times and Raymond Blanc (below with Kate) makes a vegetable bean chilli, complete with raw cacao.
KEW ON A PLATE BBC2 9pm Kate Humble (right) finds out how bean pottage
was made in Tudor times and Raymond makes a vegetable bean chilli, complete with raw cacao.
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