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  • He plastered it down with bay-rum till the family begged for mercy from the smell.

    Chicken Little Jane

  • He locks himself in the bathroom and spends hours manicuring his nails and putting bay-rum on his hair.

    The Old Gray Homestead

  • So he planted a barber's assistant with whom he was friendly, descended on the pickpocket in the very act of going through that bay-rum scented youth's pocket, and secured a conviction that brought a letter of thanks from the club stewards and a word or two of approval from his head office.

    Never-Fail Blake

  • In these circumstances, with much diplomacy, Berry corkscrewed his way into confidence, and when he dipped a white cloth in bay-rum and eau-de-cologne, and laid it over the face of the victim, with the finality of a satisfied inquisitor, it was like giving the last smother to human individuality.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • The young man, in his best suit of clothes and with the odor of bay-rum in his smooth, compact hair, and the barber's powder on his razor-scraped face, was busy giving instructions to his chief clerk.

    Dixie Hart

  • Adrian, pink with the livelier pink of Adrian freshly tubbed and razored, and shedding a cheerful aroma of bay-rum, regarded Anthony, across the bowlful of roses that occupied the centre of the breakfast table, with a show of perplexity.

    The Lady Paramount

  • "I dribbled out gingham dresses, and hair-brushes, and pocket mirrors, and colored prints, and bottles of bay-rum.

    The Belted Seas

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