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But he did, oh bless you, yes, hundreds of times, and so did Meg, both declaring that it was the sweetest jelly they ever made, for family peace was preserved in that little family jar.
The head was lying a little clear of the water jar, under the curve of it; and, as his teeth met, Rikki braced his back against the bulge of the red earthenware to hold down the head.
Mittens ran away to the dairy, and hid in an empty jar on the stone shelf where the milk pans stand.
I alighted softly upon the ground, however, without appreciable shock or jar.
Then, getting up, he went to the tobacco jar on the mantel, and with his back to us began to fill his pipe.
Aramis drew the letter from his pocket; the three friends surrounded him, and the three lackeys grouped themselves again near the wine jar.
The term refers also to content, as in the case of a vessel and wheat, or of a jar and wine; a jar is said to 'have' wine, and a corn-measure wheat.
Among other inconveniences of the present edifice, mine host mentioned that any jar or motion was apt to shake down the dust of ages out of the ceiling of one chamber upon the floor of that beneath it.
said Jacob, pointing to a glass jar of yellow lozenges that stood in the window.
Nature, that great tragic dramatist, knits us together by bone and muscle, and divides us by the subtler web of our brains; blends yearning and repulsion; and ties us by our heart-strings to the beings that jar us at every movement.
My cousins and clansmen came about me, and pressed me sorely to remain; many a sheep and many an ox did they slaughter, and many a fat hog did they set down to roast before the fire; many a jar, too, did they broach of my father's wine.
Its flavor when cooked is more exquisite far Than mutton, or oysters, or eggs:(Some think it keeps best in an ivory jar, And some, in mahogany kegs:)