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  • Plus, I had hair that for some reason wouldn't stay down, despite the eternal sugar-bowl haircut I had growing up, and in those days I didn't like anything in my hair, so I would just brush it, and it would just stick in every direction.

    Nikki Luongo: 'You Seem So Normal!'

  • Unfortunately, I cut my waist-length hair to get one of her sugar-bowl haircuts and have kept it pretty short till now.

    Modest Feminine Dress From the Pages of 1990 Victoria Magazine

  • There were also a pot of tea, sugar-bowl and a cream-pitcher waiting at the fire, presumably for the ease of her throat, later.

    red dust

  • Pere Grandet looked at his wife, at Eugenie, and at the sugar-bowl.

    Eug�nie Grandet

  • But the memory of her cousin was in the gray old hall and on the chimney-piece, where stood a certain saucer and the old Sevres sugar-bowl which she used every morning at her breakfast.

    Eug�nie Grandet

  • The urn was of thick and solid silver, as were also the tea-pot, coffee-pot, cream-ewer, and sugar-bowl; the cups were old, dim dragon china, worth about a pound a piece, but very despicable in the eyes of the uninitiated.

    The Warden

  • The Arabs for a moment retired to a little distance, like flies driven from a sugar-bowl; but it was easy to see that, like the flies, they would return at the first vacant moment.

    Tales of all countries

  • Whack comes the thimble, and the child snatches her claws out of the sugar-bowl without fooling around any.

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

  • Presently she stepped into the kitchen, and Sid, happy in his immunity, reached for the sugar-bowl — a sort of glorying over

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

  • A golden sugar-bowl was crowned with violets, earrings set with

    A Simple Soul

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