Radishes: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 26 pages
Use in Literature RadishesSeeing that things were going badly and that the others had disappeared, I took a wild jump into the radishes.ndash;Margot Asquith in An Autobiography, vols 1,2.Godefroid then saw a cup of excellent /cafe au lait/ with a smoking omelet, fresh butter, and little red radishes.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Brotherhood of Consolation.The roots send up a multitude of offshoots, resembling woodeny radishes, some being forked, growing wrong end up.ndash;E.J. Banfield in The Confessions of a Beachcomber.Within two months corners of the desert yard began to blossom, to bear cucumbers and radishes, and to be fragrant with shallots.ndash;E.J. Banfield in Tropic Days.The miserable pigtail Mongolian went to hewing away at the saplings all round the stems, like a worm o' the dust gnawing a radish.ndash;Ambrose Bierce in Can Such Things Be?.She examined them very closely, so that she might know a radish next time.ndash;Sara Cone Bryant in Stories To Tell To Children.Then he pulled up a little radish plant and a tiny beet.ndash;Sara Cone Bryant in Stories To Tell To Children.They did not make a crack, like the radishes; they seemed too small and too far apart to push the earth up like that.ndash;Sara Cone Bryant in Stories To Tell To Children.The more she looked at them the more it seemed to Margery that they looked exactly as the radish looked when it first came up.ndash;Sara Cone Bryant in Stories To Tell To Children.Upon it she set some of chaste Minerva's olives, some cornel berries preserved in vinegar, and added radishes and cheese, with eggs lightly cooked in the ashes.ndash;Thomas Bullfinch in Bullfinch's Mythology.

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