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  • “The first clean bite since I come aboard,” Harrison said to me at the galley door, as he returned the dinner pots and pans from the forecastle.

    Chapter 13

  • Only a few twists more in the road till I hear voices, and, quicker than I can tell it, two lumber-jacks have me out of the sleigh and into a wide, low cabin that is bright and warm, where there is an odour of fresh, wheaten bread, and where a man moves among pots and pans with the air of one conducting a religious ceremony.

    Janey Canuck in the West

  • She began moving pots and pans around, theatrically, as though she were laying claim to them anew, restaking her territory, now that she was back.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • There was a hallway, a living room downstairs, and a kitchen in which he showed her pots and pans and a pressure cooker and a kerosene Lshiop.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Returning, he gathered his pots and pans together, packed his grub-box, and rolled up his bed.

    A DAY'S LODGING

  • Hell, she didn't even pick a real man; she picked a pot salesman—a man that walks around selling pots and pans and brushes towomenall day.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • With respect to authorship, I fear it is over; I have been making chair-covers instead of systems, and cheapening pots and pans instead of selling sentiment and philosophy. '

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century

  • A huge wooden cupboard covered an entire wall, floor to ceiling; back of the glass-paned doors stood all the china, glassware, and pots and pans on oilcloth-covered shelves.

    Time and Again

  • Deeper into the house, in a small kitchen, city-made pots and pans hung from the ceiling, their warped, blackened metal still shining through in a few spots.

    Uglies

  • Rotted blankets lay in the bunks, and pots and pans were on the stove.

    The Night-Born

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