In the middle of this I had my tent always standing, being a piece of a sail spread over poles, set up for that purpose, and which never wanted any repair or renewing; and under this I had made me a squab
or couch with the skins of the creatures I had killed, and with other soft things, and a blanket laid on them, such as belonged to our sea-bedding, which I had saved; and a great watch-coat to cover me.
There were pears and apples, clustered high in blooming pyramids; there were bunches of grapes, made, in the shopkeepers' benevolence to dangle from conspicuous hooks, that people's mouths might water gratis as they passed; there were piles of filberts, mossy and brown, recalling, in their fragrance, ancient walks among the woods, and pleasant shufflings ankle deep through withered leaves; there were Norfolk Biffins, squab
and swarthy, setting off the yellow of the oranges and lemons, and, in the great compactness of their juicy persons, urgently entreating and beseeching to be carried home in paper bags and eaten after dinner.
When he experimented in a small way at raising a few pigeons for market, he found no less zest in calculating in squabs
than formerly when he had calculated in millions.
With these words, Kate hurried away, to hide the traces of emotion that were stealing down her face, and to prepare herself for the walk, while Mrs Nickleby amused her brother-in-law by giving him, with many tears, a detailed account of the dimensions of a rosewood cabinet piano they had possessed in their days of affluence, together with a minute description of eight drawing-room chairs, with turned legs and green chintz squabs
to match the curtains, which had cost two pounds fifteen shillings apiece, and had gone at the sale for a mere nothing.
Once the squab
hatches, the mother pigeon will feed it for at least ten days through the beak.
The chef, famed for his octopus and squab
pigeon in the 2015 series of the show, said: "Wood Chester will offer the same ethos as the restaurant in Manchester.
The recipe that remains a mystery is my mother's squab
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His fries with foie gras mousse, pickled cherries and squab
ragu paired with the Chateau Peyros, Vielles Vignes took the People's Choice Award, voted on by guests at the event.
Within a few days, the squab
was alone in the nest.
Continuous video recordings were made of 3 pairs which raised a total of 8 squabs
over 2 years; daily rates of parental and squab
behaviors were quantified.
The 10-course final dinner served on the Titanic was recreated in the epic 1997 film Image Credit: GN Archives Rose wonders if she can stomach another course of squab
in James Cameron's epic Titanic Image Credit: GN Archives By Keith J Fernandez, Editor - GN Focus