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It was necessarily but a sprinkling of any class of Barnacles that attended the marriage, for there were not two score in all, and what is that subtracted from Legion
So he began by sprinkling some of the magic Powder of Life from the pepper-box upon the body of the saw-horse.
I've a new head, and this is the fourth one I've owned since Ozma first made me and brought me to life by sprinkling me with the Magic Powder.
There was a mere sprinkling of kid-gloved men who smoked cigars purchased elsewhere.
Then sprinkling it over me she said, "If you were born dog, remain dog; but if you were born man, by virtue of this water resume your proper form.
From the many firings starting toward them, it looked as if they would merely succeed in making a great sprinkling of corpses on the grass between their former position and the fence.