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  • Snorts of derision over your rye-bread, no doubt, as job creation stalls, unemployment rolls rise and political parties sharpen their claws and clauses for contest.

    The wellbeing agenda isn't navel-gazing, it's innovation and survival | Pat Kane

  • And kosher marketers are taking their cue from the old rye-bread slogan, "You don't have to be Jewish to love Levy's," enticing gentiles to try their products because they're healthful and taste good.

    Move Over, Matzos

  • My own meal, which the landlady evidently intended should be a very luxurious one, consisted of stewed tea, sweetened with molasses, soft cheese instead of butter, and dark rye-bread.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • We started at dawn on the morning of the fourth day, after the old farmer had blessed us and sold us some stale rye-bread.

    Greenmantle

  • In betwixt her delicate lips, Gwenny was thrusting with all her strength the hard brown crust of the rye-bread, which she had snatched from me so.

    Lorna Doone

  • A white-headed urchin in a print smock, with a cypress-wood cross on his little bare breast, was sitting with little outstretched legs, and little clenched fists between her bast slippers; a chicken close by was chipping at a stale crust of rye-bread.

    A Sportsman's Sketches

  • -- Whole grain bread signifies any variety of bread made from flour containing the entire contents of the grain, the gluten as well as the bran; among these are Graham-bread, rye-bread, pilot-bread, and Rhenish black bread.

    Valere Aude Dare to Be Healthy, Or, The Light of Physical Regeneration

  • The midday meal, which the wife brings to her husband at his work, and shares with him as they sit in the shade, is often composed of a _caldo_ (soup) made of _bacalhao_, or of all sorts of oddments, thickened with beans and flavoured with garlic, accompanied by a bit of rye-bread or of _broa_, the bread made from maize.

    Spanish Life in Town and Country

  • After the old man had ended his account it was dinner-time, and they all ate with splendid appetites, while Father Mikko declared that the herring and potatoes and rye-bread and beer made a far better dinner than any he had had in the big cities in the south -- not even in

    Finnish Legends for English Children

  • And next to Erik sat his wife Stina, a short, fat little woman, with such a merry face and happy-looking eyes that you could hardly believe that she had lived on anything but the best herring and potatoes and rye-bread all her life.

    Finnish Legends for English Children

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