Sentence Examples


  • Give him some porridge: it takes a long time to get filled up after starving.
  • They gave him some more porridge and Morel with a laugh set to work on his third bowl.
  • Bonaparte himself, not trusting to his generals, moved with all the Guards to the field of battle, afraid of letting a ready victim escape, and Bagration's four thousand men merrily lighted campfires, dried and warmed themselves, cooked their porridge for the first time for three days, and not one of them knew or imagined what was in store for him.
  • For months together a Ruman will subsist on vegetables and mamaliga, the maize porridge that forms his staple diet.
  • 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 soup.
 

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