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" ... fins, eggs prepared by heat (of which both the smell and taste seemed to us equally repulsive), immense grubs, a peculiar kind of sea-fish, crabs, and pounded shrimps. "
China, in a Series of Views, Displaying the Scenery, Architecture, and ... - Page 72
by Thomas Allom, George Newenham Wright - 1843
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Reading Book for the Use of Female Schools

1839 - 428 pages
...small, and immersed in a dark-coloured sauce; on the other, little balls made of sharks' fins, eggs, of which both the smell and taste seemed to us equally...peculiar kind of sea-fish, crabs, and pounded shrimps. As I was seated at the right-hand of our host, I was the object of his whole attention, but nevertheless...
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Ten Thousand Things Relating to China and the Chinese: An Epitome of the ...

Nathan Dunn, William B. Langdon - 1842 - 338 pages
...immersed in a dark-coloured sauce ; on the other, little balls made of sharks' fins, eggs prepared by 103 heat (of which both the smell and taste seemed to...Seated at the right of our excellent Amphitryon, I vvas the object of his whole attention ; but, nevertheless, found myself considerably at a loss how...
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Kidd's Own Journal, Volume 3

1853 - 394 pages
...together with ducks and fowls, cut very small, and immersed in a dark colored sauce ; on the other, Ihtle balls made of sharks' fins, eggs prepared by heat...of his whole attention ; but, nevertheless, found mvself considerablv at a loss how to use the two little ivory sticks, tipped with silver, which, together...
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Comparative Physiognomy: Or, Resemblances Between Men and Animals

James W. Redfield - 1852 - 348 pages
...pigeons' eggs, cooked in gravy, together with ducks and fowls cut very small, and immersed in dark-colored sauce ; on the other, little balls made of sharks'...peculiar kind of sea-fish, crabs, and pounded shrimps. I had great difficulty in seizing my prey in the midst of these several bowls filled with gravy ; in...
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The National Magazine, Volume 3

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1853 - 588 pages
...eggs, cooked in grary, together with ducks and fowls, cut very small, and immersed in a dark colored sauce ; on the other, little balls made of sharks'...pounded shrimps. " Seated at the right of our excellent Азп242 CHINESE LADIES, DDi'XEBS. AND LOVE-LETTERS. jAitryon, I vu the object of hii whole attention...
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Reading Book

1864 - 422 pages
...small, and immersed in a dark-coloured sauce ; on the other, little balls made of sharks' fins, eggs, of which both the smell and taste seemed to us equally...peculiar kind of sea-fish, crabs, and pounded shrimps. As I was seated at the right hand of our host, I was the object of his whole attention, but nevertheless,...
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The Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review, Volume 11

1839 - 618 pages
...entreated to bestow ' the illumination of hU presence.' " — Mr, Davis. balls made of shark's-fins, eggs prepared by heat; of which both the smell and...peculiar kind of sea-fish, crabs, and pounded shrimps." After describing the difficulty which he experienced in using his eating apparatus, which consisted...
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Saint Pauls, Volume 10

1872 - 694 pages
...fowls cut very small and immersed in a dark-coloured sauce : on the other, little balls made of shark's fins, eggs prepared by heat, (of which both the smell...peculiar kind of seafish, crabs and pounded shrimps." The next page is devoted to complaints and jests upon the two little ivory chop-sticks tipped with...
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The School Board Readers: Standard V : Adapted to the Requirements of the ...

1872 - 264 pages
...small, and immersed in a dark-coloured sauce ; on the other, little balls made of sharks' fins, eggs, of which both the smell and taste seemed to us equally...peculiar kind of sea-fish, crabs, and pounded shrimps. THE SCHOOL BOABD HEADERS. ABITHMETIC. [Stand. STANDARD V.— PEACTICE, AND BILLS OF PARCELS. 1. PRACTICE....
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China to Chinatown: Chinese Food in the West

J.A.G. Roberts - 2002 - 260 pages
...they were until I had swallowed them'. The dishes which followed, all of which 'swam in soup' included 'sharks' fins, eggs prepared by heat, of which both...peculiar kind of sea-fish, crabs, and pounded shrimps'. The banquet continued with birds' nest soup, pastries, rice and concluded with fruit. At the end of...
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