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The starch having been wiped up by Molly's help, and the ironing apparatus put by, Mrs.
In the kitchen, Nancy sent her flatiron with a vicious dig across the dish-towel she was ironing.
Sparsit arouse herself from her reverie, and convey her dense black eyebrows - by that time creased with meditation, as if they needed ironing out-up-stairs.
All these young ladies wanted ironing, and all had a curious way of looking everywhere while they chattered.
That coming-along- with-him deportment was now lost in long musing looks at John and at herself and sometimes in slow heavy rubs of his hand across his forehead, as if he were ironing cut the creases which his deep pondering made there.
sock-ironers are outdone by Dallas, where 8 percent of those surveyed plunked their socks on the ironing board.