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  • I then succeeded in buying a little sago, some dried deer-meat and cocoa-nuts, which at once relieved our immediate want of something to eat.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • What it contained mostly was deer-meat, heavily salted from a natural lick Roland had found about three miles up the little creek.

    The Waste Lands

  • We found in the camp, much to our gratification after a long fast, an abundance of fat grisly bear-meat and the most delicious and tender deer-meat.

    What I Saw in California

  • He pushed from him the fried deer-meat and bacon which the other had prepared for him, and rose suddenly to his feet.

    A Mating in the Wilds

  • Used ter bring down deer-meat for the ol 'man, an' sody-water from that there spoutin 'spring up ter Crazy Cañon; an' it begun to look like

    The Spinner's Book of Fiction

  • Against them lay a gray duck, with snowy breast; then, deer-meat, and various kinds of fishes.

    Life at Puget Sound: With Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon and California

  • And they were carried by the winds and waves to a wonderful island where there were friendly Indians; and they hunted wild deer, and made bows and arrows, and paddles, and caught wild birds, and when another summer came back they came to Cape Cod with many canoes, and skins, and much deer-meat, so that their tribe made them all great chiefs.

    A Little Maid of Massachusetts Colony

  • We found a tiny cave in the rock bank, so hidden away that only chance could direct a beast of prey to it, and after we had eaten of the deer-meat and some fruit which Ajor gathered, we crawled into the little hole, and with sticks and stones which I had gathered for the purpose I erected a strong barricade inside the entrance.

    The People That Time Forgot

  • We paused only long enough to bolt some half-cooked deer-meat.

    A Virginia Scout

  • In the morning the hunters brought in some deer-meat and turkeys, and we camped long enough to eat.

    A Virginia Scout

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