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sir, 'tis this very coating of fat that makes me shiver.
the gutta-percha coating resists much higher temperatures than even this.
The beds consisted of a thick layer of hopvine, on the top of which was a coating of straw, and this was covered with a blanket.
These also he set in clay and when the house had been entirely completed he applied a coating of the clay to the entire outside surface to the thickness of four inches.
The projectile grazed the flier's side, the opaque coating breaking sufficiently to permit daylight to strike in upon the powder phial within the bullet's nose.
the face of the Scarecrow and many portions of his body bore great blotches of putz-pomade; for the Tin Woodman, in his eagerness to welcome his friend, had quite forgotten the condition of his toilet and had rubbed the thick coating of paste from his own body to that of his comrade.
The magnificent present was the coating of a pill, a bitter pill.
His skin was scarred and wrinkled and mottled, and in colour was a purplish blue surfaced with a grey coating that might have been painted there had it not indubitably grown there and been part and parcel of him.
The strips appeared to have been bound together and to the underlying framework of the door with gut or fiber and also glued, after which a thick coating of paint had been applied.
A thick coating of dust, slightly dampened by the mist, covered the floor of the bridge, but the only footprints were those of Mr.
The rest of his face was protected by a thick beard, golden-brown under its coating of frost.
There was no sound to be heard but the howling of the wind; for the noise of the wheels, and the tread of the horses' feet, were rendered inaudible by the thick coating of snow which covered the ground, and was fast increasing every moment.
This was an intense cold, which soon covered the inside of the glass of the scuttles with a thick coating of ice.
This is partly owing to the dung of a vast multitude of seafowl, and partly to a coating of a hard glossy substance with a pearly lustre, which is intimately united to the surface of the rocks.
I will just give them a coating of white, for that is as it ought to be; besides, it is good for the oranges and the grapes.