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  • From Carly Schuna's brother, who goes by 'olie' on Threadless.com:

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • While context is always good (and appreciated, thanks olie), the quote provided by Bradford was sufficient to communicate the purpose of his post.

    Approaches Determine Outcomes

  • M. van der Meij-de Leur, Van olie en wijn, Geschiedenis van verpleegkunde, geneeskunde en sociale zorg Utrecht: Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema, 1987, 68.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • November 30th, 2005 at 1: 49 pm olie says: check out the poll - over 79,000 voting, numbers staying the same

    Think Progress » AP states it bluntly:

  • This time it was to Mevrouw van Tecqx's house that the whole family went, gathering on Old Year's Night in time for dinner and greeting the New Year with olie boll en and sherry or port and a good deal of kissing on everyone's part.

    The Fateful Bargain

  • Wið crisme and olie in trewðe geuen. for trewðe and gode dedes mide. ðon ben ðan al ðat wech dede.

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts

  • There was a little paper of candy, one of raisins, another of nuts, a red apple, an olie-koek, and a bright silver quarter of a dollar in the toe.

    Eighty Years and More: Reminiscences 1815-1897

  • Hickory nuts, sweet cider, and olie-koeks (a Dutch name for a fried cake with raisins inside) were our refreshments when there came a lull in the fun.

    Eighty Years and More: Reminiscences 1815-1897

  • His sales had been brisk, and as he sat in his little shop, meditating comfortably on the gains he would make when his harmless rivals -- the knikkerbakkers (bakers of marbles) -- sent for their usual supply of olie-koeks and mince-pies on the morrow, he was startled by a sharp rap, and an ugly old woman entered.

    Myths and Legends of Our Own Land — Volume 01: the Hudson and its hills

  • I, at tllat moment, ran to my painting-room in one of the bastions overlooking the plain, where I had a fair view of the affair; many shots were exchanged back and forward, and a skirmish ensued which lasted half an hour; the parties, however, were so far apart that little effect was produced; the Knisteneaux were driven off over the bluffs, having lost olie man and had several others wounded.

    Letters and notes on the manners, customs, and conditions of the North American Indians

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