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  • When I entered the cabin Mike was frying a panful of venison steak, while Ootek looked on.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • I had a lovely dinner of venison steak with a leaf salad and a bowl of delicately spiced tomato soup.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • I start for one of the doors, thinking of venison or even guns.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • I hung the fresh cuts of venison up in the dog run, right where Old Yeller had stolen the hog meat the night he came.
    Fred Gipson  --  Old Yeller

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  • Another man rose and peered into the cook-pot, helping himself to a morsel of venison.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • For dinner, there’s minced venison in the stew.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • We took her offer on the deer and she threw in a couple of venison steaks we could pick up after the butchering.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • The venison was roasted to a turn—and everybody said they never saw so fat a haunch.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • "Tasty rats" is what Gramps calls them when he grills up venison steaks.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • There, go you all on the rock, and I will bring up the Mohicans with the venison.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans

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  • Before they could shout in praise of the shot, however, a dreadful wail from Bilbo put all thoughts of venison out of their minds.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit
  • The party soon forgot its disappointment, however, and we sat down, not to venison, but to a tamer feast of veal and roast pig.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • I do hunt venison once a year.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • She had made a venison stew.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • And all that day until the sun went down we had our fill of venison and wine, till after sunset in the gathering dusk we slept at last above the line of breakers.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • Before them were soups and stews filled with various tubers, roasted venison, long hot loaves of sourdough bread, and rows of honeycakes dripped with raspberry preserve.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • And when this was done, there came a forester with four horses laden with fat venison.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • Lacy understood hunting as both a sport and an evolutionary claim; she even knew how to make an excellent venison stew and teriyaki goose and enjoyed whatever meal Lewis’s hobby put on the table.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • The iron straps rattled around in the box, and a leg of venison, wrapped in wet burlap to keep it cool, jumped around on top of the iron.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • For their midday meal they had cold venison pattie, with mead, as did everybody else.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • Doctor Cornelius quickly cut up the remains of a cold chicken and some slices of venison and put them, with bread and an apple or so and a little flask of good wine, into the wallet which he then gave to Caspian.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
  • It tasted something as I should conceive a royal cutlet from the thigh of Louis le Gros might have tasted, supposing him to have been killed the first day after the venison season, and that particular venison season contemporary with an unusually fine vintage of the vineyards of Champagne.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • And when this was done, there came a forester with four horses laden with fat venison.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume I
  • The chili was thick, red like fresh blood, and full of dried corn and fresh venison.
    Leslie Marmon Silko  --  Ceremony
  • It would be quail, or venison, or fish.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree
  • When I had none, I used to look at a venison shop in Fleet Street; or I have strolled, at such a time, as far as Covent Garden Market, and stared at the pineapples.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Come, shall we go and kill us venison?
    William Shakespeare  --  As You Like It
  • Until Scarlett was able to furnish Aunt Pitty’s house as it had been before the war and serve her guests good wine and juleps and baked ham and cold haunches of venison, she had no intention of having guests in her house—especially prominent guests, such as Melanie had.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Long, thin slices of venison hung on the rack, drying and curing in the smoke and slow heat.
    Hal Borland  --  When the Legends Die
  • Edward answers by fresh assurances of secrecy, and again urges on him the necessity of procuring some venison.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • I’ll send them venison, poultry; I’ll have myself bled, if need be.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • Even at seventy-five years of age, Isabel Solomon was an exuberant cook, and tonight the mouthwatering smells of roast venison, parsnip gravy, and garlic mashed potatoes wafted through the house.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Once or twice, however, while I lived at the pond, I found myself ranging the woods, like a half-starved hound, with a strange abandonment, seeking some kind of venison which I might devour, and no morsel could have been too savage for me.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • You don’t expect to be set up in a coach and six, and to be fed on turtle soup and venison, with a gold spoon, as a good many of ’cause do!’
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • Confound her, I couldn’t make her see that sudden passion is an extenuating circumstance in the killing of venison—or of a person—so I gave it up and let her sulk it out.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • Mine host bowed again as he made answer: —What say you, good masters, to a squab pigeon pasty, some collops of venison, a saddle of veal, widgeon with crisp hog’s bacon, a boar’s head with pistachios, a bason of jolly custard, a medlar tansy and a flagon of old Rhenish?
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Lifting and extending her neck, Saphira nipped the venison, spit and all, from Roran’s other hand.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • There were soups that would make your mouth water to think of, and the lovely fishes called pavenders, and venison and peacock and pies, and ices and jellies and fruit and nuts, and all manner of wines and fruit drinks.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Silver Chair
  • Tonight it was venison cutlets and Yukon mashed potatoes—so creamy not even the tip of your tongue could feel a lump—and asparagus spears, glazed with lemon butter.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • —half-grown, venison-hunting bantling!
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • Sometimes poor people take the venison for their winter’s meat, but most of the time the carcasses rot until their skin hangs like ribbons over their bones.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • I hope you’ve got a buffalo liver or a haunch of venison on you to tide you over.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • What with the brandy and the venison, a strange heaviness had come over me; and I had scarce lain down upon the bed before I fell into a kind of trance, in which I continued almost the whole time of our stay in the Cage.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Kidnapped
  • Mutes at funerals could not look more glum than the domestics of Mr. Osborne The neck of venison of which he had invited Dobbin to partake, was carved by him in perfect silence; but his own share went away almost untasted, though he drank much, and the butler assiduously filled his glass.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • Years later the town learned that he had come all the way from Martinique on Sutpen’s bare promise and lived for two years on venison cooked over a camp fire, in an unfloored tent made of the wagon hood, before he so much as saw any color or shape of pay.
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • The soup would be sent round in a most spiritless manner, wine drank without any smiles or agreeable trifling, and the venison cut up without supplying one pleasant anecdote of any former haunch, or a single entertaining story, about "my friend such a one."
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • Then the Boss spied a fellow at the far end of the soda fountain, a tall, gaunt-shanked, malarial, leather-faced side of jerked venison, wearing jean pants and a brace of mustaches hanging off the kind of face you see in photographs of General Forrest’s cavalrymen, and the Boss started toward him and put out his hand.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • If any volume could have manifested its essential wisdom in the mode suggested, it would certainly have been the one now in Hepzibah’s hand; and the kitchen, in such an event, would forthwith have streamed with the fragrance of venison, turkeys, capons, larded partridges, puddings, cakes, and Christmas pies, in all manner of elaborate mixture and concoction.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • There were turkeys and geese and peacocks, there were boars’ heads and sides of venison, there were pies shaped like ships under full sail or like dragons and elephants, there were ice puddings and bright lobsters and gleaming salmon, there were nuts and grapes, pineapples and peaches, pomegranates and melons and tomatoes.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
  • He said, that many gentlemen of this kingdom, having of late destroyed their deer, he conceived that the want of venison might be well supply’d by the bodies of young lads and maidens, not exceeding fourteen years of age, nor under twelve; so great a number of both sexes in every country being now ready to starve for want of work and service: And these to be disposed of by their parents if alive, or otherwise by their nearest relations.
    Jonathan Swift  --  A Modest Proposal
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