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The Sirdar on his knees before a large pile of finely ground flour was ladling it into a bag with a disused Quaker Oats tin.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
I mean that you saw I couldn't live without flattery, and that you've been ladling it out to me to earn your keep.
"A proof that it ought to be devilish good," replied Dalrymple, ladling it out into the glasses.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
Lady Maria, however, who never made a fuss over spilt milk, lost no time in ladling up what might be possible.
REST HARROWMAURICE HEWLETT
A little later he sees a group of girls who are ladling water from one well into another, who make the same request.
RUSSIAN FAIRY TALESW. R. S. RALSTON
One would think you were a millionaire to be ladling out benefactions like this.
"Fourteen years I have been ladling out water at this spring," I said, trying to keep my lips from trembling.
WHERE THERE'S A WILLMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Chouart stands at the boiler ladling out joints faster than an army could gobble.
HERALDS OF EMPIREAGNES C. LAUT
And ladling out a large bowl of porridge, she stirred some poisonous herbs into it, and set about work that had to be done.
The Admiral stopped his ladling for a moment and looked the boy in the eye very hard.
THE ROCK OF THE LIONMOLLY ELLIOT SEAWELL

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