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Behind the kitchen door usually, but with the house all torn up with housecleaning, I don't know where it is.
BILLY WHISKERS' ADVENTURESFRANCES TREGO MONTGOMERY
And it was no wonder that at the close of the Congress the Pope at once ordered a sacred housecleaning, a divine fumigation.
Housecleaning of any sort can hardly fail to be a time of turmoil and weariness for the housekeeper.
My process is just like housecleaning a room; before you clean the walls and floor you remove the furniture.
ETHEL MORTON AT CHAUTAUQUAMABELL S. C. SMITH
No frogs, toads or eels were allowed near, but in the work of daily housecleaning, the storks and the mermaids were great friends.
DUTCH FAIRY TALES FOR YOUNG FOLKSWILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS
The work went merrily forward during the next two days, although the season was hardly propitious for housecleaning.
CRESTLANDSMARY ADDAMS BAYNE
The parlors were much as the artists had left them, and a general housecleaning was instituted.
WALT WHITMAN IN MICKLE STREETELIZABETH LEAVITT KELLER
She had a fierce attack of housecleaning that day, and put everything in flawless order, even to the corners.
CHRONICLES OF AVONLEALUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
In some cities they are merely temporary associations, formed for a single, thorough housecleaning.
First they will clean house at home—that housecleaning will be called "the campaign for the establishment of the open shop."
THE AMERICAN EMPIRESCOTT NEARING

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