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" ... that the flesh of swine, or indeed of any other animal, might be cooked (burnt, as they called it) without the necessity of consuming a whole house to dress it. Then first began the rude form of a gridiron. Roasting by the string or spit came in a... "
The Works of Charles Lamb: To which are Prefixed, His Letters, and a Sketch ... - Page 141
by Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1838 - 476 pages
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The London Magazine, Volume 6

1822
...gridiron. Roasting by the string, or spit, came in a century or two later, I forget in whose dynasty. By such slow degrees, concludes the manuscript, do the...object, that pretext and excuse might be found in BOAST PIO. Of all the delicacies in the whole mundus edibilit, I will maintain it to be the most delicate...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1826
...iroc. Roasting by the string, or spit, came in a century or two later, I forget in whose dynasty. By and beat the Jews,"'* and all Jews who desired to...infliction of this cruelty, commuted for a payment in ELIA maintains, that of all the delicacies in the whole eatable world, " roast ig" is the most delicate....
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The etymological compendium, or, Portfolio of origins and inventions ...

William Pulleyn - London (England) - 1830 - 356 pages
...They commenced with a gridiron ; then came the string and the spit. By such slow degrees, continues the manuscript, do the most useful, and seemingly...the most obvious arts, make their way among mankind! COUNSELLOR'S FEES. Counsellor's fees were not known till the reign of our Edward 3d. The counsellors...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - Days - 1835
...iron. Roasting by the string, or spit, came in a century or two later, I forget in whose dynasty. By such slow degrees, concludes the manuscript, do the...most obvious arts, make their way among mankind." ELIA maintains, that of all the delicacies in the whole eatable world, " roast pig" is the most delicate....
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The every-day book, or

William Hone - 1837
...iron. Roasting by the string, or spit, came in a century or two later, I forget in whose dynasty. By such slow degrees, concludes the manuscript, do the...most obvious arts, make their way among mankind." Ем л maintains, that of all the delicacies in the whole eatable world, " roast pig" is the most...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 17

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1857
...writer whom we have quoted, "this was »he origin of gridirons," and it is by such slow degrees that the most useful, and seemingly the most obvious arts make their way among mankind. For the beginning and progress of the invention, the dwellers of Dumpling Hill neither knew nor cared....
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - 1845
...gridiron. Roasting by the string or spit came in a century or two later, I forget in whose dynasty. By such slow degrees, concludes the manuscript, do the...fire (especially in these days) could be assigned in favor of any culinary object, that pretext and excuse might be found in ROAST PIG. Of all the delicacies...
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Cruikshank at Home: A New Family Album of Endless Entertainment ; with ...

English wit and humor - 1845
...Roasting by the string, or spit, came in a century or two later, — I forget in whose dynasty. By such slow degrees, concludes the manuscript, do the...if a worthy pretext for so dangerous an experiment V as setting houses on fire (especially in these days) could be assigned in favour of any culinary...
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The Essays of Elia, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - Essays - 1851
...gridiron. Roasting by the string or spit came in a century or two later, I forget in whose dynasty. By such slow degrees, concludes the manuscript, do the...fire (especially in these days) could be assigned in favor of any culinary object, that pretext and excuse might be found in ROAST PIG. Of all the delicacies...
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The Etymological Compendium: Or, Portfolio of Origins and Inventions

William Pulleyn - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1853 - 443 pages
...They commenced with a gridiron ; then came the string and the spit. By such slow degrees, continues the manuscript, do the most useful, and seemingly...the most obvious arts, make their way among mankind !" COUNSELLORS' FEES. Counsellors' fees were not known till the reign of our Edward III. The counsellors...
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