1 Oh, he was a little man who looked as if he merely lived to oil his hair.
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2 From fire to oil was a natural transition for burned fingers, and Amy fell to painting with undiminished ardor.
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3 They also brought him the little golden cruse of oil, and told him to go and wash in the stream.
4 Nobody was at home except an old Lapland woman, who was dressing fish by the light of an oil lamp.
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5 I was in the drug business and then I was in the oil business.
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6 Gumboes and shrimp Creole, doves in wine and oysters in crumbly patties full of creamy sauce, mushrooms and sweetbreads and turkey livers, fish baked cunningly in oiled paper and limes.
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7 In yet other rooms they were putting up meats in boxes and barrels, and wrapping hams and bacon in oiled paper, sealing and labeling and sewing them.
8 They were new and beautiful, and the color bearer habitually oiled the pole.
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9 Sam was there new oiled from dinner, with an abundance of zealous and ready officiousness.
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10 This time a badly oiled hinge suddenly emitted amid the silence a hoarse and prolonged cry.
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11 It was obvious that this gate and those hinges, carefully oiled, were in the habit of opening more frequently than was supposed.
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12 I sought the key of the side-door in the kitchen; I sought, too, a phial of oil and a feather; I oiled the key and the lock.
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13 The Aged especially, might have passed for some clean old chief of a savage tribe, just oiled.
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14 I was surprised to find it had been carefully oiled and cleaned.
15 Hair parted, brushed, oiled, under a green-lined parasol held in a big white hand.