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  • I put my plastic bag - it was indeed a bread-bag - on the table and reached across to him.

    Duma Key

  • We buried what was left of him, which was not very much, in an old bread-bag, and though whilst he lived his virtues were not great, now that he was gone we could have wept over him.

    The Tale of Three Lions

  • Opening the store - room door, I rummaged about until I found a bread-bag half full.

    The Rover's Secret A Tale of the Pirate Cays and Lagoons of Cuba

  • All the time I was washing out the blockhouse, and then washing up the things from dinner, this disgust and envy kept growing stronger and stronger, till at last, being near a bread-bag, and no one then observing me, I took the first step toward my escapade and filled both pockets of my coat with biscuit.

    Treasure Island

  • In warm latitudes, the men, as I have mentioned before, generally take their meals on deck, and it was Jean's grand amusement, as well as business, to cruise along amongst the messes, poking her snout into every bread-bag, and very often she scalded her tongue in the soup-kids.

    The Lieutenant and Commander

  • He then threw the bread-bag into the sea, and tying his handkerchief to the oar after the manner of a flag, set it up on end and awaited the result.

    The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands

  • Taking my bread-bag with me as before, I went to work with renewed hope, and after long and severe labour -- severe on account of the crouching attitude I had to keep, as also from the pain caused by my wounded thumb -- I succeeded in detaching one of the end pieces from its place.

    The Boy Tar

  • Among other things that he saw, as he still lay in the bottom of the boat, was a breaker which he knew contained fresh water, and a bread-bag.

    Jack Tier; Or, the Florida Reef

  • "I tell you, sir, to go to the mast-head if not, I'll be damned if I don't hoist you up in a bread-bag."

    Mr. Midshipman Easy

  • "He's a-eaten it all, by gum," said Smallbones, grinning, and walking away to the boat with the bread-bag over his shoulder.

    Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend

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