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.
"Richard," said Anthony Rockwail, "what do you pay for the soap that you use?"
"I've heard of these young bloods spending $24 a dozen for soap, and going over the hundred mark for clothes.
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.
Observe how we will turn this seeming disaster into an advertisement; an advertisement for our soap; and the biggest one, to draw, that was ever thought of; an advertisement that will transform that Mount Washing- ton defeat into a Matterhorn victory.
Oh, and where's Vronsky now?" he asked suddenly, laying down the soap
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
. I'd love to do it, only aunt wouldn't like it, I suppose," said Rose, quite taken with the new employment.
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.
I will give you a recipe for homemade soap
. It will not harden the texture.
Why, Huck, it wouldn't make no more talk than break- ing into a soap