SOAPS


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SOAPSSubject Occasion Audience Purpose Speaker (communication & writing)
SOAPSSubject Occasion Audience Purpose Style (writing)
SOAPSSociology of Organisations and Participation Studies
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They had the soap company's circular from which to arrange a proper speech, and they had, what was still better, the remembrance of a certain patent-medicine vender's discourse at the Milltown Fair.
The Snow-White is probably the most remarkable laundry soap ever manufactured.
Rebecca, do you think we'd better do as the circular says, and let Elijah or Elisha try the soap before we begin selling?
Richard," said Anthony Rockwail, "what do you pay for the soap that you use?
Now I use the old Eureka--not only for sentiment, but it's the purest soap made.
Whenever my missionaries overcame a knight errant on the road they washed him, and when he got well they swore him to go and get a bulletin-board and dis- seminate soap and civilization the rest of his days.
Her son (of whom I feel truly ashamed to be obliged to speak again so soon) made an effort to extricate his mother--involved himself in a series of pecuniary disasters, which commercial people call, I believe, transactions--struggled for a little while to get out of them in the character of an independent gentleman--failed--and then spiritlessly availed himself of the oleaginous refuge of the soap and candle trade.
It must be fun to swash the water round and dig out the soap.
There were some people slinking about as usual when we passed out into the street, who were evidently anxious to speak with him; but there was something so conclusive in the halo of scented soap which encircled his presence, that they gave it up for that day.
But now, in Billy's house, with her own stove, her own tub and towels and soap, and no one to say her nay, Saxon was guilty of a daily orgy.
On her first visit to Mercedes Higgins, Saxon received the recipe for home-made soap and her head was filled with a minutiae of instruction in the art of fine washing.
Why, Huck, it wouldn't make no more talk than break- ing into a soap factory.