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  • Prince bared his womanly arms and kneaded sour-dough bread, casting, as he did so, many a glance at the three guests, -- three guests the like of which might never come under a man's roof in a lifetime.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • He thawed some sour-dough biscuits in the oven, at the same time heating a pot of beans he had boiled the night before and that had ridden frozen on the sled all morning.

    A DAY'S LODGING

  • When I started, I'd put a couple of sour-dough biscuits and some sow-belly in my pocket in case I might get hungry.

    Bald-Face

  • They're the real sour-dough variety, you can stack on that.

    THE STAMPEDE TO SQUAW CREEK

  • O Krogstad, you need me, and I-- I need you_, 'and you are over on the Indian River making sour-dough bread, and I shall never see you more!

    CHAPTER 14

  • "Can't lose no time with all that multitude a-rushin 'by," Kink spluttered, as he jabbed the sour-dough can into the beanpot with one hand and with the other gathered in the frying-pan and coffee - pot.

    Too Much Gold

  • Their fare was monotonous: sour-dough bread, bacon, beans, and an occasional dish of rice cooked along with a handful of prunes.

    Chapter VII

  • Grizzled 'sour-dough boys,' day-laborers at the mines but proud of their degree, either patronized the spruce-looking tenderfeet and lied eloquently - the

    The Wife of a King

  • If there's one thing a sour-dough can do it's sure walk.

    THE STAMPEDE TO SQUAW CREEK

  • This was the invidious distinction between them and the Sour-doughs, who, forsooth, made their bread from sour-dough because they had no baking-powder.

    The Mad God

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