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  • As soon as Christy perceived the _rĂ´le_ which circumstances had laid out for him, he put his hand into a slush-tub he found in the waist, and anointed his face with the filthy stuff.

    Within The Enemy's Lines

  • The professor was tipped over by getting entangled in a piece of rigging, a bucket of water was dashed upon his legs, and a portion of the contents of a slush-tub was poured upon him from the main-top.

    Dikes and Ditches Young America in Holland and Belguim

  • It is true that the rogues who pulled the brace, dashed the water, and upset the slush-tub, were immediately committed to the brig; but this did not seem to afford much comfort to the victim.

    Dikes and Ditches Young America in Holland and Belguim

  • Is a British subject to have his slush-tub cannonaded on the high seas, and no redress, sir?

    Rattlin the Reefer

  • Slap on board of me, from the _Lady Jane_, sir -- through, clean through my bulwarks into the cook's slush-tub.

    Rattlin the Reefer

  • "Damn you and your slush-tub too -- out of my way!

    Rattlin the Reefer

  • There's murder and piracy for you on the high seas -- my slush-tub, sir -- my bulwarks, sir. "

    Rattlin the Reefer

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