When Sunday came, and it was time for the girl to start, a feeling of dread came over her which she could not explain, and that she might be able to find her path again, she filled her pockets with peas and lentils to sprinkle on the ground as she went along.
They found the ashes scattered by the wind, but the peas and lentils had sprouted, and grown sufficiently above the ground, to guide them in the moonlight along the path.
An olla of rather more beef than mutton, a salad on most nights, scraps on Saturdays, lentils
on Fridays, and a pigeon or so extra on Sundays, made away with three-quarters of his income.
We take soup, then wait a few minutes for the fish; a few minutes more and the plates are changed, and the roast beef comes; another change and we take peas; change again and take lentils
; change and take snail patties (I prefer grasshoppers); change and take roast chicken and salad; then strawberry pie and ice cream; then green figs, pears, oranges, green almonds, etc.; finally coffee.
Notwithstanding these inconveniences we were pleased with the present tranquillity we enjoyed, and lived contentedly on lentils
and a little corn that we had; and I, after we had sold all our goods, resolved to turn physician, and was soon able to support myself by my practice.
One vegetable--brought on in state, and all alone--usually insipid lentils
, or string-beans, or indifferent asparagus.
A week in your cells, false brethren, a week of rye-bread and lentils
, with double lauds and double matins, may help ye to remembrance of the laws under which ye live."
In both countries the salt-lakes occupy shallow depressions in the plains; in both the mud on the borders is black and fetid; beneath the crust of common salt, sulphate of soda or of magnesium occurs, imperfectly crystallized; and in both, the muddy sand is mixed with lentils
Night was falling fast over the fields of lentils
and rice and cotton in the low-lying ground yearly flooded by the river; over the reeds that fringed the elbow of the bend, and the tangled jungle of the grazing-grounds behind the still reeds.
And, provided with a lentil
, he lighted a fire of dead wood that crackled joyously.
are widely used in the Indian cuisine to prepare soups and stews, salads and side dishes.
1 1/2 cups dried French green lentils
(du Puy; may substitute black beluga lentils
), picked over and rinsed