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Meanwhile I look a large wheel of wax and cut it up small with my sword.
Then my men took the wax from their ears and unbound me.
Hang up, some of you, and make wax for these slack-jawed sisters.
Before a bee can make wax she must fill herself with honey.
There was some one by his side, reading a large parchment, sealed with a huge seal of red wax.
It is really true that the man-slave I spoke of did pine and die, after the spell had been cast on him by my witch-mother's image of wax.
They looked earnestly to discover whom this queen might be, and saw advancing up the room an exquisite wax doll dressed in dainty fluffs and ruffles and spangled gown.
The wax doll Queen spoke prettily to Dorothy and the others, and sent her loving greetings to Ozma before she retired to the rooms prepared for her.
We hear from mathematicians that bees have practically solved a recondite problem, and have made their cells of the proper shape to hold the greatest possible amount of honey, with the least possible consumption of precious wax in their construction.
In the rapidly darkening room and rapidly rising wind, Brown went along the table to where a bundle of wax candles lay among the other scrappy exhibits.
Poor Tom took the wax in silence and sealed his letter, with a huge lump rising in his throat during the process, and then ran away to a quiet corner of the playground, and burst into an agony of tears.
The church became so still that the drops of wax could be heard falling from the candles.