It may be well, in the generality of cases, for the first few months to give him meat every other day, and either potato or gravy, or rice or suet-pudding or batter-pudding on the alternate days; indeed, I think so highly of rice, of suet, and of batter-puddings, and of other farinaceous puddings, that I should advise you to let him have either the one or the other even on those days that he has meat giving it him after his meat.
Then bidding Sally run off to St. James's Street for a chicken she saw it put on the spit, and prepared a bread sauce, and composed a batter-pudding as she only knew how to make batter-puddings. "Is it is it for my child?" cried Lady Anne, reeling against the bannister. "Yes, it's for the child," says Miss Honeyman, tossing up her head. "But nobody else has anything in the house."
"I mean to have turkey every day," he declared, "and batter-puddings; not boiled ones, you know, but little baked ones, with brown shiny tops, and a great deal of pudding sauce to eat on them. And I shall be so big then that nobody will say, 'Three helps is quite enough for a little boy." "Oh, Dorry, you pig!" cried Katy, while the others screamed with laughter. Dorry was much affronted.