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  • "Sustenance, comestibles, rations!" the dog replied.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Some locals complained about the tourist season—the traffic jams, the overwhelmed public toilets, the demands for strange comestibles in the Buttered Bun cafe ("You don’t do sushi?
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • I, for instance, am a rather greedy man; I have a taste for good cookery and a watering tooth at the mere sound of the names of certain comestibles.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • From the comestibles spread out over the table, she figured that her second guess had been right.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls

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  • If you will allow me to take the liberty of remarking that there are few comestibles better, in their way, than a Devil, and that I believe, with a little division of labour, we could accomplish a good one if the young person in attendance could produce a gridiron, I would put it to you, that this little misfortune may be easily repaired.’
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Wine, wax-lights, comestibles, rouge, crinoline-petticoats, diamonds, wigs, Louis-Quatorze gimcracks, and old china, park hacks, and splendid high-stepping carriage horses—all the delights of life, I say,—would go to the deuce, if people did but act upon their silly principles and avoid those whom they dislike and abuse.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • In the distribution of these comestibles, as in every other household duty, Mrs. Bagnet developes an exact system, sitting with every dish before her, allotting to every portion of pork its own portion of pot-liquor, greens, potatoes, and even mustard, and serving it out complete.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • As for helping you—I dislike lobster, and yet I conscientiously provide you with it whenever we are where the comestible is served, because I know you like it.
    Grace MacGowan Cooke  --  The Power and the Glory
  • ůstamps (7 schilling, mauve, imperforate, Hamburg, 1866: 4 pence, rose, blue paper, perforate, Great Britain, 1855: 1 franc, stone, official, rouletted, diagonal surcharge, Luxemburg, 1878), antique dynastical ring, unique relic) in unusual repositories or by unusual means: from the air (dropped by an eagle in flight), by fire (amid the carbonised remains of an incendiated edifice), in the sea (amid flotsam, jetsam, lagan and derelict), on earth (in the gizzard of a comestible fowl).
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
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