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  • I don't have some tale from a famous barrel-maker, but I do know that well-made guns from the major manufacturers will last five generations with a wee bit of care.

    how often do you clean your guns?

  • The hammer is initially no more than what the worker hammers with; however, the hammer suddenly breaks in his hand, and looking at the broken pieces, the barrel-maker is brought sharply out of his “everydayness”; what Heidegger calls its “intentional” quality is suddenly contrasted with the broken pieces.

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  • But if A Mr. Cooper met a Mr. Smith, would anyone think of this as a meeting between 'barrel-maker' and

    Chickpea

  • His grandfather was a barrel-maker, who would demonstrate the quality of his product by jumping onto the finished barrel in front of the customer.

    William D. Phillips - Autobiography

  • After lying in bed for three days the situation appeared so serious that the barrel-maker, who lived next door, to the right, acting on advice from the doctor, who had forcibly returned to the house, took it upon himself to call together the two families.

    Original Short Stories — Volume 05

  • Salter escaped being hanged after Blackbeard's death and became a barrel-maker and respectable member of the colonial port town of Bath.

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  • Born in Warrington, Cheshire, the son of a barrel-maker, Postlethwaite toyed with becoming a priest before being converted to acting, and he joined Liverpool's famous Everyman Theatre when it was committed to political work and the young turks included Anthony Sher, Jonathan Pryce and Julie Walters, with whom he had a romance.

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