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  • The gangster clique has established its privilege of taking first cut of the salt-beef in the meat-kids.

    CHAPTER XVII

  • Kellen had been glad to find that they would be trading a quantity of smoked venison and wood-pigeon pickled in brine for an equal weight of salt-beef, preserved eggs, and dried fish (though Idalia warned him he'd be very tired of all of them by spring).

    Tran Siberian

  • Our friendship had been rekindled and we kept it up à deux, meeting each other halfway, as it were, in East Finchley, or Hendon, or other last outposts of the city where we had heard rumors of a new salt-beef bar or similar having opened.

    Kalooki Nights

  • Kellen had been glad to find that they would be trading a quantity of smoked venison and wood-pigeon pickled in brine for an equal weight of salt-beef, preserved eggs, and dried fish (though Idalia warned him he'd be very tired of all of them by spring).

    The Outstretched Shadow

  • They were salt-beef sandwiches so it wasn't any good trying to press the moisture out.

    The Striker Portfolio

  • They had a piece of salt-beef thrown into the boat to them on leaving the ship; and it rained a good deal that night and the following day, which might satiate their thirst.

    Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora Despatched to Arrest the Mutineers of the 'Bounty' in the South Seas, 1790-1791

  • When it was, it was considered essential to serve out peas with the pork, and flour, raisins, and suet, for a pudding, on salt-beef days.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 49, November, 1861

  • Government that this beef should be cured and salted so as to be of use to the army and navy, obviating the necessity of shipping salt-beef around Cape Horn.

    Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals

  • The gangster clique has established its privilege of taking first cut of the salt-beef in the meat-kids.

    Chapter 17

  • The gangster clique has established its privilege of taking first cut of the salt-beef in the meat-kids.

    The Mutiny of the Elsinore

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