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Also, some form of trash receptacle would be welcomed, as we were often stumbling around our bag of trash and sticking it beneath the dinette table at night to avoid attracting animals.
She was cast into a bare and miserable dungeon, in that subterranean receptacle of woe, where there was not even a bed.
In this shallow receptacle lay an oval miniature which the man took out and held under the strong light of the gas jet.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
Strange that he should be thus happy in a receptacle of so much pain and sorrow; yet he was light-hearted as the son of a grandee.
The letter f marks a receptacle for water, which seems to have been used for moistening the bread while baking.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Ida, awakened by her movements, watched her as she produced a tiny packet from the last-mentioned receptacle.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
The tube can be placed in the receptacle without getting the liquid inside by holding a finger over the outer end.
It was several minutes before he recovered and placed the letter back in the mailing receptacle.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
The earth is an inexhaustible storehouse and receptacle for such a force.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
We returned to our home, wondering who next among us would be carried off to be put into that revolting receptacle of the dead.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON

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