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The bucket shot from under him, and his eyes filled with a smithyful of sparks.
Beside it lay some cooking utensils and a bucket half-full of water.
This made Dorothy so very angry that she picked up the bucket of water that stood near and dashed it over the Witch, wetting her from head to foot.
Bucket is a detective officer, Snagsby," says the lawyer in explanation.
The answer from the friendly vessel at once came back, "Cast down your bucket where you are.
Ilyin put a few drops of rum into the bucket of water and brought it to Mary Hendrikhovna, asking her to stir it with her finger.
Why, I melted her with a bucket of water, and that was the end of her," replied Dorothy.
Nothing indicated preparation to leave: all was as he might have left it to go to the spring for a bucket of water.
If the telegram mean anything," he wrote, "it means that the fragments of the torn letter have been cast into the housemaid's bucket (along with the dust, the ashes, and the rest of the litter in the room), and have been emptied on the dust-heap at Gleninch.
He unstrapped the tin bucket and began to bale the pool.
Why is it that a bucket of water soon becomes putrid, but frozen remains sweet forever?
He enters with his talk of meanness and cruelty, like a bucket of water on the flame.