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He had cleaned it many times, till there was no stain left upon it.
The cook, when she had cleaned the fish, put them in a pan with some oil to fry them.
Benjamin Bunny came out of the dark tunnel, shaking the sand from his ears; he cleaned his face with his paws.
I buttoned my coat carefully so as to exhibit the inner, always the least worn, side of the cloth, and finally had turned down the tops of my trousers over my boots, artistically cleaned in the grass.
The Canadian skinned and cleaned it properly, after having taken half a dozen cutlets, destined to furnish us with a grilled repast in the evening.
I was surprised to find it had been carefully oiled and cleaned.
When they had done this, they cleaned all the tables and seats with sponges and water, while Telemachus and the two others shovelled up the blood and dirt from the ground, and the women carried it all away and put it out of doors.
The duke thanked Monsieur de Chavigny for having, as he said, cleaned his drawing-paper for him; he then divided the walls of his room into compartments and dedicated each of these compartments to some incident in Mazarin's life.
Colbert, together with his questions and grimaces; one hour to look over my clothes and arms, and get my boots cleaned.
When his uniform was cleaned and dried, and he had been shaved and washed and made neat, I drove him back to barracks with his arm in a fine white sling, and reported that I had accidentally run over him.
Besides, every piece of furniture had been moved and every closet and corner in the room had been thoroughly cleaned.
With the ornaments on the walls and ceilings cleaned and brightened up, and with the heavy old-fashioned beds, chairs, and tables replaced by bright, pretty, and luxurious modern furniture, these two promised to be at once the most attractive and the most comfortable bedchambers in the hotel.