perishable articles

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  • It was, indeed, a most remarkable circumstance that so much valuable furniture and perishable articles were saved. Cited from Lady Rosamond's Secret, by Rebecca Agatha Armour
  • When we came near Moero, the water became half-chest and whole-chest deep; all perishable articles had to be put on the head. Cited from The Last Journals of David Livingstone, Vol. I, by David Livingstone
  • Clothes being perishable articles would always be in demand to supply those worn out; but beads, being imperishable, very soon glut the market. Cited from The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, Baker
  • Some of the more delicate and perishable articles present the somewhat remarkable appearance of having increased in size by the accumulations of rust and earth in which they are encased. Cited from History of the Donner Party, by C.F. McGlashan
  • For the present the meat and some other perishable articles of food rested on the ground outdoors, under an overturned box on which three large stones had been placed as weights. Cited from The Grammar School Boys Snowbound, by H. Irving Hancock
  • The carts sank at least five feet in the water yet nothing was damaged for we had taken care to pack the flour and other perishable articles on the tops of the loads. Cited from Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 2 (of 2), by Thomas Mitchell
  • I had to get up in the middle of the night to secure my insect-boxes, rice, and other perishable articles, and to find a dry place to sleep in, for my bed was soaked. Cited from The Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russell Wallace V2
  • Supplies which can be stored are best purchased by the school trustees; while the mothers of the pupils should furnish the perishable articles, such as milk and butter. Cited from Ontario Teachers' Manuals, by Ministry of Education Ontario
  • If they cannot be so used, then dispose of the perishable articles to the best advantage, and if you can sell those not perishable for what they cost, do so, and what you cannot so sell, deposite in any safe place under your own power. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 3 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
  • When sufficiently tame, she was allowed to run loose in the cabin; but she got into the habit of bounding over the shelves, without much regard for the valuable and perishable articles lying on them. Cited from The Junior Classics, V8, Edited by W. Patten
  • We put all the groceries and other perishable articles in tin canisters and boxes, having found that this was the only way of preserving them from dampness and insects in this climate. Cited from The Naturalist on the River Amazons by Henry Bates
  • But the first thoroughly conclusive evidence of the necessity of yeast for the fermentation of sugar was furnished by Appert, whose method of preserving perishable articles of food excited so much attention in France at the beginning of this century. Cited from Critiques and Addresses, by Thomas Henry Huxley
  • For fruit, vegetables, and other perishable articles, the tithe is commuted in a money payment, respecting which there are usually disputes, determinable by the local Kaimakam or head Government official of each caza. Cited from Cyprus, as I Saw it in 1879, by Samuel W. Baker #6
  • The wooden haft, the deer-sinew bow-string, the perishable articles of food and drink have long since decayed within the damp tumulus: but the harder stone and earthenware articles have survived till now, to tell the story of that crude and simple early faith. Cited from Falling in Love, by Grant Allen