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  • Mrs. Hussey soon appeared, with a mustard-pot in one hand and a vinegar-cruet in the other, having just broken away from the occupation of attending to the castors, and scolding her little black boy meantime.
  • Run for God's sake, and fetch something to pry open the door--the axe!--the axe! he's had a stroke; depend upon it!--and so saying I was unmethodically rushing up stairs again empty-handed, when Mrs. Hussey interposed the mustard-pot and vinegar-cruet, and the entire castor of her countenance.
  • "Look here," said the landlady, quickly putting down the vinegar-cruet, so as to have one hand free; "look here; are you talking about prying open any of my doors?"--and with that she seized my arm.
  • Unconsciously clapping the vinegar-cruet to one side of her nose, she ruminated for an instant; then exclaimed--No!
  • The Trust 's first commission was in 1987, a cruet set from Malcolm Appleby.

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