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  • Our friendship had been rekindled and we kept it up à deux, meeting each other halfway, as it were, in East Finchley, or Hendon, or other last outposts of the city where we had heard rumors of a new salt-beef bar or similar having opened.

    Kalooki Nights

  • Kellen had been glad to find that they would be trading a quantity of smoked venison and wood-pigeon pickled in brine for an equal weight of salt-beef, preserved eggs, and dried fish (though Idalia warned him he'd be very tired of all of them by spring).

    The Outstretched Shadow

  • They were salt-beef sandwiches so it wasn't any good trying to press the moisture out.

    The Striker Portfolio

  • When it was, it was considered essential to serve out peas with the pork, and flour, raisins, and suet, for a pudding, on salt-beef days.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 49, November, 1861

  • Government that this beef should be cured and salted so as to be of use to the army and navy, obviating the necessity of shipping salt-beef around Cape Horn.

    Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals

  • They had a piece of salt-beef thrown into the boat to them on leaving the ship; and it rained a good deal that night and the following day, which might satiate their thirst.

    Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora Despatched to Arrest the Mutineers of the 'Bounty' in the South Seas, 1790-1791

  • The gangster clique has established its privilege of taking first cut of the salt-beef in the meat-kids.

    Chapter 17

  • On the 11th December, Mataafa received twenty-eight thousand cartridges, brought into the country in salt-beef kegs by the British ship

    A Footnote to History Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa

  • Directly after Sandho was grazing contentedly; and when I had drunk from the pure fresh water, I was devouring rather than eating the magnified salt-beef sandwiches of which the satchel contained ample store, while

    Charge! A Story of Briton and Boer

  • The price had risen somewhat, he observed, in consequence of the demand for salt-beef for the fleet, and the licence-fees, which, against all right and justice, they were compelled to pay to King William, who, worthy as he had been in other respects, had committed the same grievous sin of which the King of

    John Deane of Nottingham Historic Adventures by Land and Sea

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