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  • n. soup usually made of the flesh of green turtles


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  • "Witness Sir Thomas Lawrence's fine picture of Sir Wm. Curtis, where the Court painter has thrown a poetical expression over, a personage that never in his life betrayed any predilection for anything but turtle soup and gormandizing."

    Recollections of the Late William Beckford

  • The turtle soup he declared was good, though she might have seen better; the fish from Botany Bay, the wild fowl from the interior, the game of other kinds from the Hunter river, he declared she could not have known surpassed anywhere.

    The Old Helmet


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