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  • n. A stove for heating or cooking powered by paraffin / kerosene


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  • As if God were as blind as a Fifth Avenue preacher, and could see no difference between the Garden of Eden, full of all fruits that grow and all creatures that run and fly and swim, and a modern East Side tenement-room, with an oil stove and no windows and no water-closet, and the price of cabbage seven cents a pound!

    The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation


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