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  • If they would have a leg-of-mutton and an apple-pudding, and a glass of sherry and port (or simple brandy-and-water called by its own name) after dinner, all would be very well; but they must shine, they must dine as their neighbors.

    The Fitz-Boodle Papers

  • She used to give us milk and bread for breakfast, an apple-pudding for dinner, and a piece of bread and cheese for our supper.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 83, September, 1864

  • There was a forced smile upon his countenance, which seemed to indicate plain roast and boiled; and a sort of apple-pudding depression, as if he had been staying with a clergyman ....

    Sydney Smith

  • I made an apple-pudding yesterday, and Pa had two helps, and all the boys wanted three, but there wasn't enough, though I made it in the big meat-pie pan.

    Margaret Montfort

  • Away went the shanks of mutton, the breasts of birds, and the slabs of beef, and up came an apple-pudding as round as a well-fed salmon, and as long as a twenty-pound cod.

    The Manxman A Novel - 1895

  • Cyril had his dinner, and just as he was swallowing the last mouthful of apple-pudding there was a scratch at the door.

    The Story of the Amulet

  • It was roast beef, and a boiled apple-pudding, and -- which I was glad to see, my heart being heavy -- a decanter of sherry and another of port, remnants of a stock which, I suppose, will not be replenished.

    Hawthorne and His Circle

  • Mrs. Cairnes's three apple-trees had been turned to great account in her larder always; but now, -- Mrs. Maybury never touched apple-sauce, disliked apple-jelly, thought apple-pie unfit for human digestion, apple-pudding worse; would have nothing with apples in it, except the very little in mince-pie which she liked as rich as brandy and sherry and costly spices could make it.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IX (of X)

  • She is a fine cat, she eats apple-pudding and molasses.

    Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

  • "I was hoping mother would have apple-pudding for dinner to-day, but she didn't."

    Timothy Crump's Ward A Story of American Life

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