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  • The cigar looked like some kind of vegetable, a root crop, related, perhaps, to the mangel-wurzel.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • Is there a position in the Kama Sutra that we have not mastered, a recipe for mangel-wurzel that our cook pot hasn't memorized?

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • Certainly there is mangel-wurzel in the music of Wagner, although it is another composer whose name begins, B-e-e-t --.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • Another column of smoke erupted from the tank car of compressed mangel-wurzel, delaying any hopes the neighbors might have had of returning to their homes.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • Perhaps it is mangel-wurzel that we see in Rasputin.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • In Europe there is grown widely a large beet they call the mangel-wurzel.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • Then he looked round for the people of the island: but instead of men, women, and children, he found nothing but turnips and radishes, beet and mangold wurzel, without a single green leaf among them, and half of them burst and decayed, with toad-stools growing out of them.

    The Water Babies

  • Beyond the negative, there was just a possibility of sarcasm in it — ‘nice long speeches on mangold-wurzel’ had a suspicious sound.

    Wessex Tales

  • Better women than I would be proud of the honour, for when I read your nice long speeches on mangold-wurzel, and such like topics, at the

    Wessex Tales

  • Ruritanian mangel wurzel and a boep that would put a Western

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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