eau-de-cologne love

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  • This did not so much interfere with popular drinking habits as shifted them, and people began to drink rubbing alcohol, cheap eau-de-cologne, and a fluorescent green astringent aftershave that smelled like cucumber.

    Peace Meals

  • It is used to make eau-de-cologne and is very soothing used as an aftershave.

    Three Useful Essential Oils with Remedies Properties

  • Rebecca said, putting her handkerchief to her eyes, and smelling the eau-de-cologne with which it was scented.

    Vanity Fair

  • And Uncle Silas poured some eau-de-cologne over the corner of his handkerchief and touched his temples with it.

    Uncle Silas

  • It stood on the small table that supported the waxlights, with a handsome cut bottle of eau-de-cologne, his gold and jewelled pencil-case, and his chased repeater, chain and seals, beside it.

    Uncle Silas

  • With these words Uncle Silas leaned back exhausted, and languidly poured some of his favourite eau-de-cologne over the palms of his hands, nodded a farewell, and, in a whisper, wished me good-night.

    Uncle Silas

  • The governor had only just got out of bed, and was comfortably seated before his dressing-table in his night-shirt and silk dressing-gown, bathing his face and neck with eau-de-cologne after having removed a whole collection of charms and coins dangling from it, when he was informed of the arrival of

    Virgin Soil

  • After a lunch of hard-boiled eggs, anchovies, and cold hash (the man handing them pepper in an old pomade pot and vinegar in an old eau-de-cologne bottle), Nejdanov took his seat in the same carriage in which he had come the night before.

    Virgin Soil

  • It might have been the irritated state of my nerves, or it might have been the eau-de-cologne flying to my head, but the bare mention of the girl seemed to set me in a flame.

    Armadale

  • You remember how effectually I dissipated your pictures by the simple application of iced eau-de-cologne.

    Green Tea

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