I think a few days cleaning in the stable would pay for it.
She was cleaning the coffee pot and Alex was reclining in a chair at the table, enjoying the last cup of coffee.
After cleaning up the counter, she opened the refrigerator.
Feeling a little hurt by his apparent disinterest, she picked up her plate and started cleaning up the camp.
Cynthia Turley was in the middle of cleaning his favorite table when he walked through the diner door.
Then she began cleaning the family room.
The idea was especially welcome, as she had become so organized that cleaning took no more than half the day.
I could use a day cleaning up the barn.
We chipped in clearing the table and cleaning the dishes.
When the meal was over, I sought him out in the main room while the other crowded around the kitchen cleaning up.
Quinn remained in his lab, cleaning up the remnants of his scientific adventures.
She took in the clean car and shook her head, wondering how many hours a week he spent cleaning everything he owned to keep it all so spotless.
Rainy called to say he'd be there for a while cleaning up the mess.
Monday was cleaning day, but since smiling Maria had joined the staff, the Deans' chores were reduced considerably.
"And now you're going to be one," she answered as they finished cleaning the dining room and moved on to the hall.
Later, after the guests left, the three-person management team was cleaning up when the front door bell rang.
If Seymour wants a job at Bird Song cleaning out toilets, perhaps when he loses this election, he should come by.
While both Deans were on their knees cleaning up the mess, the phone rang again.
Towels were in short supply, rooms needed quick cleaning, and Cynthia, Maria, and Dean had their hands full.
She turned and started cleaning her newborn baby.
No one will fault you for taking that one step further and cleaning house, Dr. Wynn said with a faint smile.
She returned to the room, where the two Germen women still sat and talked while cleaning their camping gear.
Instead, he focused hard on cleaning up her blood and bandaging her arm before the scent drove him too wild to control himself.
Evelyn did have a way of making even the most gruesome day of spring cleaning fun.
Dean finished dismantling the tree, cleaning up the remaining detritus of the holidays and packing away the delicate figures of a manger scene.
Most days, only the forgetful owner, this newly hired cleaning girl called Annie and a standoffish tabby are in residence.
It looked as if the Deans might have more time to themselves, even if Janet's absence meant they'd spend their leisure changing sheets and cleaning toilets.
"Maybe she dropped it herself, when she was cleaning," Fred answered.
First off, all the ice climbers are leaving so there's no hurry cleaning up what's going to be empty rooms, probably until the weekend.
It's the rambling of a disturbed woman but you'd better bury it somewhere before you have to start explaining your upstairs cleaning habits.
In spite of all his cleaning, Bird Song didn't seem to have the same shine as it did when Cynthia was in residence.
Later, we complained about Janet's sloppy cleaning when we found traces of mud in an unused room.
They each brought two in and began cleaning them out.
Jackson grilled steaks for dinner, and when they were through cleaning up, Elisabeth said, "I better get down there."
When she finished the second chop, she licked her face, cleaning herself.
When they returned, they busied themselves cleaning up from the party.
Brady pulled her into his lap and set to work on cleaning her up and repairing her wrist.
His back was to the living area as he pulled off every one of the dozen weapons he wore on his body and lined them up in front of him to start cleaning.
You're responsible for cleaning your own clothes and linens.
She took me upstairs when we were done cleaning up and showed me to my room.
A good cleaning, a coat of paint and a few working light bulbs might make the place a pleasant neighborhood tavern.
"Ethel is a survivor, that's for sure," Dean commented, hoping Ethel wasn't cleaning her gun.
After cleaning his water bowl out in the big stainless steel sink, she filled the bowl with water and set it on the floor near his food bowl.
She was cleaning the oven when the phone rang.
I was busy cleaning the oven.
I'm going back over to your house as soon as I finish cleaning my oven.
Grabbing the scrub sponge, she started cleaning the oven again.
You've been cleaning here too - and taking care of the horses.
The mother arrived a few minutes later and as Carmen finished cleaning up the nursery, Mums and a few other women walked in.
With Alex gone all day, she turned her attention to deep cleaning the house.
Carmen started cleaning up the table.
They were cleaning up one night after Carmen and Alex had joined them for supper.
She left the room in a depressed mood and started cleaning the house.
The strap must have caught on something while she was cleaning, because it was loose.
Be careful where you walk, my phone fell out someplace when I was cleaning.
After the animals were fed, she went back to the house and started cleaning.
She was cleaning out the refrigerator when the land line rang in the office.
He did the cooking and cleaning until she felt better.
Saturday morning she was cleaning the house when Alex left to check on the longhorns.
One morning, while Carmen was cleaning the house, he caught her standing in the living room, confronting the recliner with a questionable amount of courage.
Within minutes Carmen was surrounded by people cleaning up the mess she had made.
Are the goats cleaning it up pretty good?
Finally, satisfied the house was safe, she put the groceries away and began cleaning the cabin.
The sun was bathing the cabin in orange by the time she had finished cleaning and hanging her clothes.
She started cleaning the dishes, thinking all the while that he was too much like her father.
Women did the cooking and cleaning and men worked out of the home.
The scent of pine trees disappeared, replaced by the overpowering smell of cleaning solution.
She did all the cleaning, scheduling, finances.
Rule four, you are responsible for cleaning and laundry.
She left the bedroom for a broom and explored the house completely, unable to find the cleaning closet.
He'll be here in ten minutes when you're done cleaning your room.
One of the most important manufacturing industries is grading, roasting, cleaning and shelling peanuts (in 1905 valued at $791,760).
On the other hand, these stoves need a considerable amount of attention in filling, trimming and cleaning, and there is some risk of explosion and damage by accidental leaking and smoking.
In the choice of a boiler of this description it should be remembered that rapid heating, economical combustion of fuel, and facilities for cleaning, are requisites, the absence of any of which considerably lowers the efficiency of the apparatus.
13 and 14), and pipes should be fitted with removable caps at the bends to allow for periodical cleaning.
Factories for cleaning and baling raw cotton and for extracting cotton oil were set up, and employed a large number of people, mostly in Ferghana.
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ing and cleaning them, and sidings on which they are marshalled into trains.
In both types pits are constructed between the rails on which the engines stand to afford easy access for the inspection and cleaning of their mechanism.
The opportunities which rotation cropping affords for the cleaning of the land from weeds is another distinct element of advantage.
The cleaning process is carried on through the next summer by means of successive hoeings of the spring-sown root-crop. As turnips or swedes May occupy the ground till after Christmas little time is left for the preparation of a seed-bed for barley, but as the latter is a shallow-rooted crop only surface-stirring is required.
These are of importance to the spinner owing to the necessity of his cleaning machinery being adapted to the condition of the cotton.
1 Its methods were stated to be: " To afford information to every country capable of producing cotton, both by the diffusion of printed directions for its cultivation, and sending competent teachers of cotton planting and cleaning, and by direct communication with Christian missionaries whose aid and co - operation it solicits; to supply, gratuitously, in the first instance, the best seeds to natives in every part of the world who are willing to receive them; to give prizes for the extended cultivation of cotton; and The Association published a weekly paper known as The Cotton Supply Reporter.
to lend gins and improved machines for cleaning and preparing cotton."
This property is usually obtained by mixing soft and hard soaps, or, more rarely, by adding gum tragacanth to a hard soap. In the textile trades the wool scourer employs a neutral olive-oil soap, or, on account of its cheapness, a neutral curd or curd mottled brand; the cotton cleanser, on the other hand, uses an alkaline soap, but for cleaning printed cottons a neutral olive-oil curd soap is used, for, in this case, free alkali and resin are objectionable; olive-oil soap, free from caustic alkali, but often with sodium carbonate, is also used in cleansing silk fibres, although hard soaps free from resin are frequently employed for their cheapness.
The municipal street cleaning department cleans all streets by the wet process.
The maceration of the soft parts of a scorpion preserved in weak spirit and the cleaning of the chitinized in-grown 1nus cuticle give rise to the false appearance of a limb axis carrying the lamellae.
With the juice of some canes considerable difficulty is encountered in keeping the heating surfaces of the evaporators clean and free from incrustations, and cleaning by the use of acid has to be resorted to.
In places where work is carried on day and night throughout the week, the standard type of evaporator lends itself more readily to cleaning operations than any other.
The carbonic acid gas injected into the highly limed juice in the saturators is made by the calcination of limestone in a kiln provided with three cleaning doors, so arranged as to allow the lime to be removed simultaneously from them every six hours.
There are several factories for pressing cotton, and for cleaning coffee, oilcake presses, tanneries and saltpetre refineries.
Coal as raised from the pit is now generally subjected to some final process of classification and cleaning before being despatched to the consumer.
From 1861-91 methylated spirits prepared in this way were allowed to be sold by retail in Great Britain in small quantities for domestic purposes such as cleaning, heating and lighting; but use in large quantities, or in manufacture, was only possible under special authority and under excise supervision.
(6) Annealing the blanks and (in some mints) cleaning them in acid.
In most rotations barley is grown after turnips, or some other " cleaning " crop, with or without the interposition of a wheat crop. The roots are fed off by sheep during autumn and early winter, after which the ground is ploughed to a depth of 3 or 4 in.
The importance of hemp as an export - increasing from £26,000 in 1898 to £832,000 in 1907 - has led to improvements in cleaning and grading it.
The inside cleaning of windows belongs to the lord chamberlain's department, but the outer parts must be attended to by the office of woods and forests, so that windows remain dirty unless the two departments can come to an understanding."
In that year, however, a League for Municipal Improvements was formed; in February 1902 a loan of $1,000,000 for municipal improvements was voted, landscape gardeners and sewage engineers were consulted, and a nonpartisan mayor was elected, under whom great advances were made in street cleaning and street paving, a new filtration plant was completed, the river front was beautified and protected from flood, sewage was diverted from Paxton Creek, and the development of an extensive park system was undertaken.
Cotterell of Ruscombe, Berks, as follows: trenching and cleaning ground, £12; sets, 20,000 at 5s.
Suitable machinery for cleaning the grain is everywhere in general use, so that weed seeds are removed before the wheat is ground.
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