Much of a priest's time was given up to the toilet of the god or goddess.
The toilet flushed and Ethel returned, proceeded in the darkness by the tiny pinpoint light of her cigarette.
"Toilet paper," she muttered.
"So I'm not toilet paper?" she asked, waiting for the crude Xander to respond.
Toilet Soaps, &c. - Soaps used in personal ablution in no way differ from the soaps previously alluded to, and may consist of any of the varieties.
Toilet soaps of common quality are perfumed by simple melting and stirring into the mass some cheap odorous body that is not affected by alkalis under the influence of heat.
To the familia urbana belonged those who discharged the duties of domestic attendance, the service of the toilet, bath, table and kitchen, besides the entertainment of the master and his guests by dancing, singing and other arts.
Fred O'Connor was seated on the toilet, a towel over his head with his pants and shorts pulled down to his ankles.
Thus we perceive that ancient costume and toilet involves the relations between the gods and men, and also, what is extremely important, the political conditions among the latter.
The Israelite distinctive costume and toilet as part of a distinctive national religion was in harmony with oriental thought, and, as a people chosen and possessed by Yahweh, " a kingdom of priests and an holy nation " (Ex.
Coloured and ornamental glass held among them much the same place for table services, vessels for toilet use and the like, as that held among us by porcelain.
When her toilet for the night was finished she sank gently onto the sheet spread over the hay on the side nearest the door.
Lard yields lard oil, which is mainly applied in making hard toilet soaps.
The manufacturer of toilet soap generally takes care to present his wares in convenient form and of agreeable appearance and smell; the more weighty duty of having them free from uncombined alkali is in many cases entirely overlooked.
The greater quantity of high-class toilet soaps are now made by a milling process.
From the girdle hung the single-edged missile axe or francisca, the scramasax or short knife, a poniard and such articles of toilet as scissors, a comb (of wood or bone), &c. The Franks also used a weapon called the framea (an iron lance set firmly in a wooden shaft), and bows and arrows.
She awoke on the lower bunk bed in a prison cell with no windows and a tiny metal toilet and sink.
Betsy asked, probably visualizing Abe Lincoln's birth place, with outside toilet and stream-carried water.
A short time later, she sagged against the toilet, ignoring Pierre as he tsked and held her hair.
How'd you like to sit on the damn toilet for hours?
I'd definitely be doing women a favor, since you treat them like toilet paper.
Various preparations in form of powder are used for toilet purposes.
A great many small objects were found in the excavations at Sinjerli, including carved ivories, seals, toilet-instruments, implements, &c., but these have not been published.
The belief in immortality, or perhaps rather the incapacity to grasp the notion of complete annihilation,, is traceable from the very ear]iest times: the simplest graves of the prehistoric period, when the corpses were committed to the earth in sheepskins and reed mats, seldom lack at least a few poor vases or articles of toilet for use in the hereafter.
A small knife hinged on a pointed backing of copper (31) seems to have been made for hair curlin.g and toilet purposes.
(10) The miscellaneous small remains of toilet objects, ornaments, weapons, &c., many of which bear royal names.
It is a silver casket or lady's toilet box, in which were found an ampulla and other small objects, enriched with niello-work.5 From Roman times till the end of the 16th century the art of working in niello seems to have been constantly practised in some part at least of Europe, while in Russia and India it has survived to the present day.
The governors were directed to regulate religious instruction in secular schools, to prevent horse-stealing, to control subscriptions collected for the holy places in Palestine, to regulate the advertisements of medicines and the printing on cigarette papers, to examine the quality of quinine soap and overlook the cosmetics and other toilet articles - such as soap, starch, brillantine, tooth-brushes and insect-powder - provided by chemists.
Another famous statue is one from Gabii, in which she is finishing her toilet and fastening the chlamys over her tunic. In older times her figure is fuller and stronger, and the clothing more complete; certain statues discovered at Delos, imitated from wooden models (oava), are supposed to represent Artemis; they are described as stiff and rigid, the limbs as it were glued to the body without life or movement, garments closely fitting, the folds of which fall in symmetrical parallel lines.
Think, also, of the ladies of the land weaving toilet cushions against the last day, not to betray too green an interest in their fates!
They praised her taste and toilet, and at eleven o'clock, careful of their coiffures and dresses, they settled themselves in their carriages and drove off.
She took no pains with her manners or with delicacy of speech, or with her toilet, or to show herself to her husband in her most becoming attitudes, or to avoid inconveniencing him by being too exacting.
If I flushed hundred dollar bills down the toilet, the city of Cleveland would run out of water before I went broke.
When I crawled out of toilet a uniformed officer was waiting for me.
There were errands to run: a walk to the variety store for light bulbs—a matron in 2C had filched every one before departing—a toilet plunger job in 3B.
A waist-high bathtub and a round disc serving as an alien toilet, also waist-high, were on one wall.
Martha's exposure to the library was more educational than helping Aunt Janet clean toilet bowls.
A toilet kit containing nothing out of the ordinary was on the bathroom counter.
I didn't fancy getting tied to no toilet again.
There were no toilet articles; presumably the owner took them with him for his alleged overnight trip.
In a few minutes, Dean heard the toilet flush and Winston emerged.
Baths, lunch-rooms, restrooms, clubs, lectures, schools and kindergartens have been supplied, and the company has also cultivated domestic pride by offering prizes for the best-kept gardens, &c. From April to July 1901 there was a strike in the already thoroughly unionized factories; complaint was made of the hectoring of union men by a certain foreman, the use in toilet-rooms of towels laundered in non-union shops (the company replied by allowing the men to supply towels themselves), the use on doors of springs not union-made (these were removed by the company), and especially the discharge of four men whom the company refused to reinstate.
Do you want humanity to go down the toilet because you didn't feel like helping?
"The cat doesn't treat women like toilet paper," Jessi snapped.
Bianca's new world was tiny and white, the porcelain toilet the only chair and the tub the only place long enough for her to lie down.
In ancient Egyptian cultus the priest, after he has solemnly saluted the gods, begins the daily toilet of the god, which consists in sprinkling his image, clothing it with coloured cloths, and anointing it with oil (Erman, Die aegyptische Religion, p. 49).
You could pretend to use the toilet and see if he's all right.
He apparently, however, confined himself to applying the silver direct to the surface of the copper after the latter had been given the shape destined to it, and was thus limited to the production of small articles such as snuff-boxes, knife handles, toilet articles, &c. It was reserved to Joseph Hancock to realize that by making the plate first and working it into the desired form afterwards he could almost indefinitely extend the possibilities of the material.