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Hand

A unit of length equivalent to four inches. It is used in the sale and use of horses.
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But methylated spirit is more wholesome when taken into the system in large quantities than paraffine oil.
We cannot forbear giving the following remarkable page from the history of the times, to show how the need for reinvestment of the Standard Oil surplus crushed out small capitalists and hastened the breakdown of the capitalist system.
He had reached the limit of profitable investment of profits in the oil industry.
Rockefeller owns Standard Oil stock worth between four and five hundred millions at the market quotations.
The first to dance in the hot oil were the mullets, the bass followed, then the whitefish, the flounders, and the anchovies.
He rushed downstairs and sent somebody--they said the furnace man or somebody in the basement--out to a drug store for some oil and things to bind it up with.
It's something soft," said Delia, "that had oil on it.
And I wouldn't have then, only I sent up this cotton waste and oil from the engine-room this afternoon for a girl upstairs who had her hand burned with a smoothing-iron.
Bounderby, 'when I was four or five years younger than you, I had worse bruises upon me than ten oils, twenty oils, forty oils, would have rubbed off.
Proved oil and gas Reserves of the Leading Oil & Gas National Oil Companies increased in 2011, up from 532.
Bush over a year ago to aid the Iraq Oil Ministry--the one ministry that U.
Now, olive oil is en vogue like never before in the Golden State, where it is being produced by nearly 400 companies and sold to customers who prize it for its taste and health benefits.