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I was spoiled as a boy, and my Maggie carried on the spoiling, by never letting me feel its effects.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
He thought, in fact, that Daphne was spoiling the dear nondescript old place, and he knew that the neighbourhood thought so too.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
"Eric has a mind to pay them for nigh spoiling a wedding voyage," quoth our Norseman.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
It certainly felt warm enough to the men on deck, who were "spoiling for a fight," when the lookout aloft announced two sails.
But I am not going to be hoodwinked by the thirty thousand francs to be made by spoiling good canvas.
This manner of cooling is especially adapted to camping parties and will prevent sloppy butter, sour milk and spoiling fruit.
"My time is yours, gentlemen," he said; and Hatch jumped in like a man fairly spoiling for a fight.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
As the holder is on the under side of the bench, there is little danger of any liquid or other substance spoiling the sheets.
In some families great loss is sustained by the spoiling of meat.
Hundreds waited as I did, preferring the additional fatigue of standing herded almost to suffocation to spoiling their clothes.
PARIS VISTASHELEN DAVENPORT GIBBONS

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