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Piegan snorted when I told him we were on the dodge—that they were trying to nail us for holding up the paymaster.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The exhaust-valve is exactly as when it was put in, worked by a rack-and-tooth segment.
An Irish housemaid who was sent to call a gentleman to dinner, found him engaged in using a tooth-brush.
An immense number of pilgrims come here every year to pay their adoration to this divine tooth.
"Well, as far as public opinion goes, I s'pose Tom has hit the nail on the head," observed Bill.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
If he has made the tooth of a poor man to fall out, he shall pay one-third of a mina of silver.
THE OLDEST CODE OF LAWS IN THE WORLDHAMMURABI, KING OF BABYLON
If a man has made the tooth of a man that is his equal to fall out, one shall make his tooth fall out.
THE OLDEST CODE OF LAWS IN THE WORLDHAMMURABI, KING OF BABYLON
The best tooth-powders are made from cuttle-fish, prepared chalk, and orris-root commingled together in equal quantities.
Either of them, or distilled vinegar alone, may be rubbed into a bald patch with a tooth-brush.
The use of the tooth-brush night and morning, and, at least, rinsing the mouth after every meal at which animal food is taken.

WORD OF THE DAY

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