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Her eldest daughter married in America, and was well known as a modeller in wax in New York.
At length only four or five flames remained, feebly wavering in their pools of melted wax.
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Two many-branched candelabra, holding wax lights, brilliantly illuminate the game.
It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
A view of the duchess's ball-room, or of the dining-table of the earl, will supersede all occasion for lengthy fiddle-faddle.
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
He had not the least idea what wadding was, and his notion of a bullet was a dockyard cannon-ball bigger than his own head.
On the night of June the 11th a red-hot cannon-ball set fire to one of the barracks which was used as a hospital.
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But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.
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Tories will wax eloquent on "the pink miasma of revolutionary Radicalism."

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