from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ball of soap mixed with fine sand for the toilet: used to remove roughness and stains from the hands.
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Everything which we call organization that spots the landscape of Nature is a revelation of secret force that has been wedded to matter, and if the spiritual powers that have thus domesticated themselves around us should be canceled, the whole planet would be a huge Desert of Sahara -- a bleak sand-ball, without shrub, grass-blade or moss.
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