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  • We had a very broad sunny border at the back of the flower-garden, which grew nearly all the spring and summer vegetables we required: such as seakale, early potatoes, peas cauliflowers, and salads.

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  • I am going to put in some seakale, as part of my programme to make life a bit easier by extending the perennial aspect of vegetable-growing.

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  • Not a word was said to him as to the marmalade for the children which was hidden under the seakale, Lady Lufton feeling well aware that that would find its way to its proper destination without any necessity for his co-operation.

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  • Then there was a basket of seakale in the gig for Mrs Crawley; that he would have left behind had he dared, but he did not dare.

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  • When will the seakale be fit to cut, and when will the crocuses come up? will the violets be sweeter than ever? and the geranium cuttings, are they thriving? we have dug, and manured, and sown, and we look forward to the reaping, and to see our garners full.

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  • The seakale now was beyond their notice, and though they plucked the crocuses, they did so with tears upon their cheeks.

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  • The common Greek tortoise, hawked on barrows about the streets of London and bought by a confiding British public under the mistaken impression that its chief fare consists of slugs and cockroaches (it is really far more likely to feed upon its purchaser's choicest seakale and asparagus), buries itself in the ground at the first approach of winter, and snoozes away five months of the year in a most comfortable and dignified torpidity.

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  • Indeed, the growing point or bud of most palms is a very pleasant succulent vegetable, and one kind -- the West Indian mountain cabbage -- deserves a better and more justly descriptive name, for it is really much more like seakale or asparagus.

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  • We got a very respectable diner in the refreshment-room, and afterwards, when one of my companions had a cigar on the platform, we made friends with some old peasant women, who were sitting patiently there, with large baskets of very fine seakale for sale.

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  • Then there was a basket of seakale in the gig for Mrs. Crawley; that he would have left behind had he dared, but he did not dare.

    Framley Parsonage

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