The Book of Household Management: Comprising Information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen-maid, Butler, Footman, Coachman, Valet, Parlour-maid, Housemaid, Lady's Maid, General Servant, Laundry-maid, Nurse and Nurse-maid, Monthly, Wet and Sick Nurse, Governess : Also Sanitary, Medical and Legal Memoranda, with a History of the Origins, Properties and Uses of All Things Connected with Home Life and Comfort

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Ward, Lock, & Company, 1888 - 1672 Seiten
 

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Seite 649 - Good bread and good drink, a good fire in the hall, Brawn, pudding, and souse, and good mustard withal. Beef, mutton, and pork, shred pies of the best, Pig, veal, goose, and capon, and turkey well drest, Cheese, apples, and nuts, jolly Carols to hear, As then in the country, is counted good cheer.
Seite 2 - Neither a borrower nor a lender be ; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
Seite 567 - And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, and as it were a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth.
Seite 339 - Distrust the condiment that bites so soon; But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault To add a double quantity of salt...
Seite 173 - Others the unwilling wether drag along ; And, glorying in his might, the sturdy boy Holds by the twisted horns the indignant ram. Behold where bound, and of its robe bereft, By needy man, that all-depending lord, How meek, how patient, the mild creature lies ! What softness in its melancholy face, What...
Seite 6 - RECREATION is intended to the mind, as whetting is to the scythe; to sharpen the edge of it, which otherwise would grow dull and blunt. He, therefore, that spends his whole time in recreation, is ever whetting, never mowing : his grass may grow, and his steed starve. As, contrarily, he, that always toils and never recreates, is ever mowing, never whetting; labouring much to little purpose: as good no scythe, as no edge. Then only doth the work go forward, when the scythe is so seasonably and moderately...
Seite 190 - Half a pint of oysters, half an ounce of butter, flour, one-third of a pint of cream, pepper and salt to taste. Scald the oysters in their own liquor, take them out, beard them, and strain the liquor. Put the butter into a stewpan, dredge in sufficient flour to dry it up, add the oyster liquor, and stir it over a sharp fire with a wooden spoon.
Seite 1 - Even the very dog that lay stretched at his feet, as he lazily shifted his position and yawned, would look fondly up in his master's face, wag his tail against the floor, and stretch himself again to sleep, confident of kindness and protection. There is an emanation from the heart in genuine hospitality which cannot be described, but is immediately felt, and puts the stranger at once at his ease.
Seite lii - Frugality may be termed the daughter of Prudence, the sister of Temperance, and the parent of Liberty. He that is extravagant will quickly become poor, and poverty will enforce dependence, and invite corruption...
Seite 334 - INGREDIENTS. — 1 wineglassful of brandy, 2 oz. of very fresh butter, 1 glass of Madeira, pounded sugar to taste. Mode. — Put the pounded sugar in a basin, with part of the brandy and the butter ; let it stand by the side of the fire until it is warm and the sugar and butter are dissolved ; then add the rest of the brandy, with the Madeira. Either pour it over the pudding, or serve in a tureen. This is a very rich and excellent sauce. Average cost, 1*.

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