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Up he got from his seat upon the firkin, and his head was in the shadows of the smoky timbers.

He brought me a firkin of butter for my wife, which is very welcome.

The firkin was brought, turned upside down, and Joe mounted it.

Cranberries will keep all winter in a firkin of water in the cellar.

"I hope he will not try that firkin I packed that hot week in July," Mother would say.

At that moment in the box opposite, I saw our friends, Mr. Boosey and Mr. Firkin.

Mr. Firkin, as usual, was rigorously gentlemanly, in the quiet way.

I have taken your place, and Firkin expects you at New York.

Liar that thou art, Kerry—it would take a cask of one, and a firkin of the other to make up the necessary ointment!

At Loanda, capital of the kingdom of Angola, a firkin of wine sells for above thirty pounds sterling.

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