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" Thus this custom of firing houses continued, till in process of time, says my manuscript, a sage arose, like our Locke, who made a discovery, that the flesh of swine, or indeed of any other animal, might be cooked (burnt, as they called it) without the... "
The Boys' and girls' companion for leisure hours, ed. by J. and M. Bennett - Page 159
1857
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McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - 1879 - 256 pages
...and all shut up shop. People built slighter and slighter every day, until it was feared that the very science of architecture would in no long time be lost to the world. 17. Thus this custom of firing houses continued till in process of time, says my manuscript, a sage...
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What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained

Robert L. Wolke, Marlene Parrish - 2002 - 350 pages
...experienced by mankind. houses with pigs inside. Eventually, "in the process of time a sage arose . . . who made a discovery, that the flesh of swine, or...indeed of any other animal, might be cooked (burnt, as they called it) without the necessity of consuming a whole house to dress it. " Right up until the...
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Taste: A Literary History

Denise Gigante - 2008 - 272 pages
...(perhaps a linguistic stutter towards barbarian) sets fire to his father's hut, making the accidental "discovery, that the flesh of swine, or indeed of any other animal, might be cooked (burnt, as they called it)" ( WCL i:iz3). Having destroyed the hut and the nine pigs in it, he stoops down to...
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