Toothsome Dishes: Fish, Flesh, and Fowl; Soups, Sauces, and Sweets; with Household Hints and Other Useful Information

Carrie Davenport
John Hogg, 1885 - 176 Seiten

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Seite 147 - tea," you cannot but feel that nature knows what she is about. But a little tea or coffee restores them quite as much as a great deal, and a great deal of tea and especially of coffee impairs the little power of digestion they have. Yet a nurse, because she sees how one or two cups of tea or coffee restores her patient, thinks that three or four cups will do twice as much.
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Seite 7 - Menagerie, a work so singularly full of interesting examples culled from so wide a range of Zoology, and so fully and beautifully illustrated, cannot fail to be a favourite with the rising generation — and many succeeding ones — of Juvenile Naturalists. When I recall the ' Description of 300 Animals ' (including the Cockatrice and all Pliny's monsters) which fed my early appetite for Natural History, I can congratulate my grandchildren on being provided with so much more wholesome food through...
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