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The last three years I've been in the Judith Basin, and southern outfits haven't begun to come in there yet.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When used by gentlemen it was common to carry a silver basin to spit in.
She peeped out at him two or three times as she stood washing herself in the little basin between the windows.
On the wash-stand a spangled white tulle hat lay drowning in a basin half full of water.
The payment for this drainage was to be one-twentieth part of the ore raised by the different mines.
All drainage from such land had to be pumped over the river bank, in many places 10 feet above the cultivated surface.
It is thus obvious that the drainage of the soil modifies its properties both mechanically and chemically.
First let us take the case of a basin in which the water is allowed to flow out through a hole in its centre.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
"This will be the well," she said to herself, regarding a small but deep and quiet basin just below the falls.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
Below that she found a larger basin, lined with gravel, with flat stones surrounding it.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER

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