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The keen, good-looking face was warm and moist as the result of a most violent soaping.
WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
But, after the first day or so, Mr. Soaping (name of the gentleman I'm telling you about) I know didn't hear the riveter at all.
TURNS ABOUT TOWNROBERT CORTES HOLLIDAY
Coffee stains require a washing with water, with a careful soaping, at the temperature of 120° F., followed by sulphuration.
He filled the bowl with tepid water and began soaping his face and hands vigorously, even though it hurt.
Mildewed linen may be restored by soaping the spots, and while wet covering them with powdered chalk.
At once there followed such a soaping and scrubbing, such a splashing and rinsing!
Among the many clubs of the time Boswell instituted a jovial society called the Soaping Club which met weekly in a tavern.
JAMES BOSWELLWILLIAM KEITH LEASK
Near the end of the descent is a washing place, and here a woman on her knees was hard at work, scrubbing and soaping linen.
PICTURES IN UMBRIAKATHARINE S. (KATHARINE SARAH) MACQUOID
Soaping the needle helps it to go thru goods difficult to penetrate.
Her face shone from the effects of constant soaping, and was absolutely void of expression.
BIG GAMEMRS. GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY

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