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Now throw them into the privies,” said the father, “and let the children perform the necessities of nature on them.
In this part of the city there are neither sewers nor other drains, nor even privies belonging to the houses.
Privies are so rare here that they are either filled up every day, or are too remote for most of the inhabitants to use.
Outbuildings are few; privies are almost unknown—even at the schools there are no closets of any kind.
THE NEGRO FARMERCARL KELSEY
Always avoid, in the country, drinking water from farmers' wells located near cesspools or privies.
They go naked, covering only the privies with some articles called bahaques, made from the bark of trees.
The next point to be noted in the source of the water-supply is the presence and location of privies.
RURAL HYGIENEHENRY N. OGDEN
Only those who were privies in estate with the original feoffee to uses, were bound by the use.
THE COMMON LAWOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR.
Only privies in estate with the original covenantee can have the benefit of covenants for title.
THE COMMON LAWOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR.
There are, however, but few instances where play-grounds are attached, and their condition as to privies is very bad.

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