The children especially going to school, the bluish doves flying down from the roofs to the pavement, and the little loaves
covered with flour, thrust out by an unseen hand, touched him.
She walked over the meadow, and presently she came upon a baker's oven full of bread, and the loaves
cried out to her, 'Take us out, take us out, or alas!
Here are two loaves
and a ham for you, so that you won't starve." The bread and the meat were fastened to the Reindeer's back; the little maiden opened the door, called in all the dogs, and then with her knife cut the rope that fastened the animal, and said to him, "Now, off with you; but take good care of the little girl!"
When this important point shall be achieved, it will be in season to turn our attention to an improvement in the manufacture of the article, But thou knowest, Richard, that I have already subjected our sugar to the process of the refiner, and that the result has produced loaves
as white as the snow on yon fields, and possessing the saccharine quality in its utmost purity.”
Fuchs brought up a sack of potatoes and a piece of cured pork from the cellar, and grandmother packed some loaves
of Saturday's bread, a jar of butter, and several pumpkin pies in the straw of the wagon-box.
Then the husband, bidding farewell to all his friends, stretched himself upon another bier, upon which were laid seven little loaves
of bread and a pitcher of water, and he also was let down-down-down to the depths of the horrible cavern, and then a stone was laid over the opening, and the melancholy company wended its way back to the city.
In both countries it was clearer than crystal to the lords of the State preserves of loaves
and fishes, that things in general were settled for ever.
When the providore has received these contributions, he divides them according to the number of persons, and the want they are in: the proportion they observe in this distribution is twenty pots of beer, ten of mead, and one cow to a hundred loaves
. The chief officers and persons of note carry their own provisions with them, which I did too, though I afterwards found the precaution unnecessary, for I had often two or three cows more than I wanted, which I bestowed on those whose allowance fell short.
"Nothing grows in our yard but the bread tree," he mused, "and there are only two more loaves
on that tree; and they're not ripe yet.
The table was the earth, and the earth, in lumps and chunks, from loaves
of bread to big red motor-cars, was the stake.
They will feed on barley-meal and flour of wheat, baking and kneading them, making noble cakes and loaves
; these they will serve up on a mat of reeds or on clean leaves, themselves reclining the while upon beds strewn with yew or myrtle.
Yes, and they take loaves
of bread and put quicksilver in 'em and set 'em afloat, and wherever there's anybody that's drownded, they'll float right there and stop."