Busch then added, “If he is so indigent, who pays you Mr. gruel?”
A great side-benefit to the gruel of writing fiction is the fleeting moments of wish fulfillment the empty page provides.
“He is not dangerous to the community,” gruel said in an interview with the Daily Beast.
gruel says Pellicano is broke and nearly blind due to an eye condition called spasmodic blepharospasm.
Next morning they have a bath, paddy is pounded, and gruel prepared for the abstainers.
At the next water, he mixed some of the meal into a gruel and ate it.
In some cases the dietary includes bread and cheese, with gruel, and sometimes even the luxury of butter is added.
Once, when Kirsty was absent for a little while, Mrs. Mitchell brought me some gruel.
The street was filled with women, and one of them, passing with a bowl of gruel in her hand, came back and held it to his lips.
He had some gruel, drank a cup of tea, and ate half a white roll.
late 12c., "meal or flour made of beans, lentils, etc.," from Old French gruel "fine meal," from Frankish *grut (cf. Middle Dutch grute "coarse meal, malt;" Middle High German gruz "grain"), from PIE *ghreu- "to rub, grind" (see grit). Meaning "thin porridge or soup" is late 14c.