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  • Grief took one hasty, comprehensive examination of the engine and the fittings of the tiny room, then blew out the oil-lamp.

    THE PEARLS OF PARLAY

  • That's where I got my replica coins, my charioteer clay oil-lamp and the little green * Egyptian* glass bottle for scented oil and gladiator scrapings!

    Some Frequently Asked Questions addressed to Roman Mysteries author Caroline Lawrence

  • I strode up the verandah steps, looked through the space where a chick had been torn down, and saw a wrecked room, with an oil-lamp burning feebly, and a white man, his left leg soaked in blood, lying against the wall, a sabre in his hand, staring at me with feverish eyes.

    Fiancée

  • It was pleasant with a log-fire and the mellow light from an oil-lamp.

    An Open Letter to Fans of South Plains Football

  • There can be no question that it was your oil-lamp which, when it was crushed in the press, set fire to the wooden walls, though no doubt they were too excited in the chase after you to observe it at the time.

    Sole Music

  • It grew brighter, and the miserable-looking woman came in with a big oil-lamp.

    An Open Letter to Fans of South Plains Football

  • His oil-lamp was a flickering, insubstantial smudge of light, crushed by the weight of the darkness.

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  • He saw Mr Perton coming quietly along the corridor with a little oil-lamp held in his hand.

    An Open Letter to Fans of South Plains Football

  • His oil-lamp was a flickering, insubstantial smudge of light, crushed by the weight of the darkness.

    A Sorcerous Mist

  • A brass and porcelain oil-lamp lit the tiny room softly.

    red dust

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