The mantelpieces are wide and high, and have not only time-pieces and cabbages
sculptured over the front, but a real time-piece, which makes a prodigious ticking, on the top in the middle, with a flower-pot containing a cabbage
standing on each extremity by way of outrider.
When he awoke the next morning he broke off a head of the bad and a head of the good cabbage
, thinking, 'This will help me to regain my own, and to punish faithlessness.
He lost one of his shoes among the cabbages
, and the other shoe amongst the potatoes.
His 'taters and cabbages
is twice th' size of any one else's an' they've got a flavor with 'em as nobody's has.
In fact Wolfert Webber was one of those worthy Dutch burghers of the Manhattoes whose fortunes have been made, in a manner, in spite of themselves; who have tenaciously held on to their hereditary acres, raising turnips and cabbages
about the skirts of the city, hardly able to make both ends meet, until the corporation has cruelly driven streets through their abodes, and they have suddenly awakened out of their lethargy, and, to their astonishment, found themselves rich men.
I never rode in a wheelbarrow, I never sat on cabbages
, and I don't think it 's fair," she said with an injured expression.
When I got below cabbage
I turned my chair over and hollered for the proprietor.
For three days he watered this cabbage
with a distillation of arsenic; on the third, the cabbage
began to droop and turn yellow.
In the corner room at the Club, members gathered to read these broadsheets, and some liked the way Karpushka jeered at the French, saying: "They will swell up with Russian cabbage
, burst with our buckwheat porridge, and choke themselves with cabbage
I really don't know but what I WILL take summer cabbage
Everybody discussed me; and did it as uncon- cernedly as if I had been a cabbage
The young, sturdy-looking son was telling something funny with his mouth full of pudding, and they were all laughing, the woman in the clogs, who was pouring cabbage
soup into a bowl, laughing most merrily of all.