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holy smoke


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  • When he could manage to speak after the hilarity had subsided he asked: "Bo, why did you want to breathe the holy smoke?"

    Bolax Josephine Culpeper
  • "holy smoke," mused Pat Francis, who would have run the river without any bridge at all if so ordered.

    The Nerve of Foley Frank H. Spearman
  • Bennington de Laney sat on the pile of rocks at the entrance to the holy smoke shaft.

    The Claim Jumpers Stewart Edward White
  • "Making love, by the holy smoke," chuckled Shorty Smith to himself, spurring up his piebald horse and heading off a stray calf.

    Hope Hathaway Frances Parker
  • holy smoke, if they'd turn me loose in them charlotte-russes!

    The Pot Boiler Upton Sinclair
  • The vile in heart who want to cover up their guilt with holy smoke of piety are ever loathing drunkard, thief and courtesan.

  • Every day they furnish us with real homemade crullers and pies at a small cost, and their coffee, holy smoke!

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill
  • I am at your mercy, but by the holy smoke, if I am bitten by that snake I will kill you and your old snake.

  • The only words any of us heard them say were: 'holy smoke, looky here, Con!'

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