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Quotes of turbot

  1. How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the price of a large turbot for it? – John Ruskin

Usage examples for turbot

  1. Not eat turbot in Lent! – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  2. Lay it at the bottom of the dish: then take the flesh of soles, small cod, or dressed turbot and rub it with salt and pepper. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  3. The turbot goes for forty- two francs. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  4. Not all on books their criticism waste: The genius of a dish some justly taste, And eat their way to fame; with anxious thought The salmon is refus'd, the turbot bought. – The Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 2 by Edward Young
  5. Hortensius, the orator, wept over the death of a turbot which he had fed with his own hands; and the daughter of Druses adorned one that she had, with rings of gold. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  6. Sole and Turbot the left; it would almost seem to have been a matter of chance at the commencement of the evolution: reversed specimens occur as variations in most of the species. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  7. " But it's a turbot said Dick excitedly. – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  8. Rub a hot dish with a piece of shalot, lay the turbot in the dish, and pour the sauce over it. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  9. Mr. Turbot who had stretched forth his hand, as though to seize Tom, and his companion, who had advanced toward Ned, fairly jumped back in fright at the sight of the big man. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  10. We saw a turbot yawn twice, and a cod once. – A New Medley of Memories by David Hunter-Blair
  11. Then why not get aboard the smack and larn to trawl for sole and turbot – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  12. The two men whispered together for a moment, and then Mr. Turbot said: Well, as I remarked, we're men of business, and there's no use beating about the bush. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  13. " Oh, that's all right," spoke Mr. Turbot good naturedly. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  14. They are Mr. Turbot and Mr. Eckert! – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  15. And what with turbot oysters, grouse- pie, and mountain mutton, I 'll make the diplomatist sorrow that he is not accredited to some native sovereign in the Arran islands, instead of some 'mere German Hertzog. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  16. When we were finally served with half- cooked turbot a pleasant- spoken waitress went about to each table, explaining to the irate guests that the cook was 'not at her best. – Penelope's Irish Experiences by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  17. The turbot for example, is improved by being kept a day or two. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  18. And now they sat down to dinner, and lo and behold, to the great surprise of Mr. Carter, and perhaps also to the surprise of the host, a magnificent turbot smoked upon the board. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  19. And yet, without such aid, they find the flesh Of boar and turbot nauseous, e'en though fresh, When, gorged to sick repletion, they request Onions or radishes to give them zest. – The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry by Horace a.k.a. Quintus Horatius Flaccus Translated by John Conington, M. A.

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