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  • Although Cuthbertson won his wager, and walked down in 10 hrs.

    The Brighton Road Charles G. Harper
  • Wash thoroughly, cover with warm water and let stand for from 12 to 48 hrs.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
  • It appears that any satellite situated at the outer edge of the ring would require as long a period as 13 hrs.

    The Story of the Heavens Robert Stawell Ball
  • The times taken by a French steamer were as follows: 'Guinevere,' 10 hrs.

    Yachting Vol. 1 Various.
  • Derricks were not needed as would have been the case with masonry piers, and colored labor at $1 for 11 hrs.

    Concrete Construction Halbert P. Gillette
  • Let stand until bubbles appear in the batter, usually 2–3 hrs.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
  • Set into covered baker or cover with waxed paper and bake until squash is tender which will be in 2–3 hrs.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
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