thorough cleansing

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  • Don't let one day pass without a thorough cleansing of your person. Cited from Searchlights on Health, by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
  • They want to be taken out and given a thorough cleansing. Cited from Vain Fortune, by George Moore
  • This may be done a number of times to ensure thorough cleansing. Cited from The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV (of IV), by Grant Hague
  • But many had fallen into disrepair and most, if not the whole of them, required thorough cleansing. Cited from How Jerusalem Was Won, by W.T. Massey
  • See that they are sufficiently large to produce thorough cleansing. Cited from Searchlights on Health, by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
  • The treatment of wounds should be on the lines already laid down: thorough cleansing, and then an attempt to seal. Cited from Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900, by George Henry Makins
  • These two objects are best accomplished by their thorough cleansing with a moderately stiff brush. Cited from The Art of Living in Australia, by P.E.Muskett
  • Now, among other consequences of victory, there would be a thorough cleansing of the dens of poverty. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V3, Martin Anderson Nexo
  • In addition to this thorough cleansing with hot water, we should be careful never to stir up the dust of the barn just before milking. Cited from Agriculture for Beginners, by Burkett, Stevens and Hill
  • However, the blubber tanks were withdrawn, the hold spaces got the thorough cleansing and whitewashing that they so badly needed. Cited from South with Scott, by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  • The foot should be poulticed for several days with hot antiseptic dressings, and thorough cleansing of the infected parted brought about. Cited from Diseases of the Horse's Foot, by Harry Caulton Reeks
  • Fowls, and also various kinds of game, when bought at our city markets, require a more thorough cleansing than those sold in country places, where as a general thing the meat is wholly dressed. Cited from The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887), by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
  • On the whole, therefore, I regard bathing and thorough cleansing of the skin, as of nearly equal importance in all the varied circumstances of age, sex, climate and occupation. Cited from The Young Woman's Guide, by William A. Alcott
  • Roch seeing Maroney placed under the espionage of Porter, proceeded to his Dutch boarding-house and gave himself a thorough cleansing. Cited from The Expressman and the Detective, by Allan Pinkerton
  • It could not be expected that he would ever bring forward any specially new thoughts, only that he would penetrate confusion, think out errors to the bottom, and, with the years, carry out a process of thorough cleansing. Cited from Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth,G. Brandes
  • I therefore gave orders that all hands should at once turn-to and give the 'tween-decks a thorough cleansing, in readiness for another inspection by myself at eight bells in the afternoon watch. Cited from Overdue, by Harry Collingwood
  • Elsie shuddering and turning pale and faint at the horrible sight, ordered an immediate and thorough cleansing of both carpet and veranda. Cited from Elsie's Womanhood, by Martha Finley
  • Not the least benefit of the latter class is the opportunity for a thorough cleansing of the whole body every morning, which is almost as indispensable to purity of morals as cleanliness of body. Cited from Plain Facts for Old and Young, by John Harvey Kellogg
  • As soon as we had performed this necessary duty, we scraped our decks, and gave our ship a thorough cleansing; then smoked it between decks, and after all washed every part well with vinegar. Cited from Anson's Voyage Round the World, by Richard Walter
  • The temple authorities, led by the thantri (chief priest), asked him to do a thorough cleansing, penance and punaravrodha (reinstallation) before he could be allowed again.
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