basin of warm

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  • A basin of warm water was only to be obtained by special favor of the cooks; but they had been very courteous. Cited from Half a Century, by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  • Jenny brought in a large basin of warm water and began to foment it first, touching it so tenderly. Cited from It Is Never Too Late to Mend, by Charles Reade
  • He got the woman to give him a basin of warm water, and then he bathed it very carefully, which relieved the sense of tension and pain. Cited from Marco Paul's Voyages and Travels: Vermont, by Jacob Abbott
  • With a basin of warm water and his precious piece of soap he set about it, and taking much pains washed his treasure perfectly clean. Cited from A Rough Shaking, by George MacDonald
  • Place these in a stoppered bottle, put the bottle in a basin of warm water, heat slowly, and boil for twenty minutes. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • To serve: Dip the mould in a basin of warm water for one minute, and turn on a cold dish. Cited from Miss Parloa's New Cook Book, by Maria Parloa
  • I had him cleanse it thoroughly in a basin of warm saleratus water, then filled and thickly covered it with black pepper. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • If difficult to turn out, stand the mould in a basin of warm water for 2 or 3 seconds. Cited from The Healthy Life Cook Book, 2d ed., by Florence Daniel
  • A slight diversion was created when Betty came in with a basin of warm water, soap, and a sponge. Cited from What Timmy Did, by Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes
  • A young lady sat there; a very pretty white foot in a wash-hand basin of warm water, and a shoe and stocking lying; near, as if hastily thrown off. Cited from Verner's Pride, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • When the dinner was over a page brought round a basin of warm water, in which lavender had been crushed, and each dipped his fingers in this and then dried them on the cloth. Cited from The Dragon and the Raven, by G. A. Henty
  • Each day that we had a fire, I watched mother sitting by his side, with a basin of warm water upon her lap, laving the wounded and inflamed parts very tenderly, with a strip of frayed linen wrapped around a little stick. Cited from The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate, by Houghton
  • A basin of warm water and a sponge were procured from the guard-room of Ensign Fortescue, who now joined them, and with these Captain Blessington proceeded to remove the disguise. Cited from Wacousta, by John Richardson (Complete)
  • I remember well the day that John seemed almost convalescent, relished his breakfast, wanted to talk a while, and before we left him, had us bring him a basin of warm water and his beflowered carpet bag, from which he took a change of clothing and his shaving outfit. Cited from The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate, by Houghton
  • And I bathed them in a great rock basin of warm water that did be anigh to the place of our eating; and afterward I put the ointment about them very thorough and gentle and for a good while; and so she had some ease and comfort. Cited from The Night Land, by William Hope Hodgson
  • There was something on her mind about which she wanted to speak, and she bustled about and washed, and clattered the dishes; and every plate and spoon, as they were laid dripping from the basin of warm water, plainly indicated that something troubled her. Cited from The Underworld, by James C. Welsh
  • By the time a lather is formed, the scalp is clean, then rinse the egg all out in a basin of warm water, containing a tablespoonful of powdered borax: after that rinse in a basin of clean water. Cited from Our Deportment, by John H. Young
  • Butter a two-quart charlotte russe mould lightly, and put the custard in it Put the mould in a basin of warm (not hot) water and bake slowly until the custard is firm in the centre. Cited from Miss Parloa's New Cook Book, by Maria Parloa