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  • When my moose-meat spluttered rowdily in the frying-pan, I noticed old Ebbits's nostrils twitch and distend as he caught the food-scent.

    THE WHITE MAN'S WAY

  • "Reckon they'll show spunk?" asked Belden, in order to keep up the conversation, for Malemute Kid already had the coffee-pot on and was busily frying bacon and moose-meat.

    TO THE MAN ON THE TRAIL

  • "Stack up on that fer a high card," approved Big Jim Belden, who had come down from his claim on Mazy May to spend Christmas, and who, as every one knew, had been living the two months past on straight moose-meat.

    TO THE MAN ON THE TRAIL

  • Tarwater awoke, cooked his moose-meat, and fed the fire; but more and more time he spent in his torpor, unaware of what was day-dream and what was sleep-dream in the content of his unconsciousness.

    LIKE ARGUS OF THE ANCIENT TIMES

  • Dinwiddie paid his fine, and Steve and I paid him for the moose-meat at the rate of a dollar a pound, bones and all.

    That Spot

  • I saw him steal a chunk of moose-meat from Major Dinwiddie's cache so heavy that he could just keep one jump ahead of Mrs. Dinwiddie's squaw cook, who was after him with an axe.

    That Spot

  • A cargo of moose-meat, red and raw, cut into quarters, peeped from beneath a cool covering of spruce boughs.

    CHAPTER 29

  • A boy was chopping frozen moose-meat with an axe, and the chips were flying in the snow.

    The Covenant

  • "An hour's sleep," said Daw, when they had wolfed pounds of straight moose-meat fried with bacon.

    THE END OF THE STORY

  • The moose-meat sizzled uneasily, and she moved the frying-pan to one side of the red embers.

    LI-WAN, THE FAIR

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