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A waxen tablet.
Small waxen images of the Manes called Lares, clothed in dogskin, and on feast days crowned with garlands, stood round the family hearth of which they were the unseen guardians (but see Lares).
His pale waxen face was still freckled and his eyes were rolled back.
Perverse discourses and oppressive deeds were waxen rife.
They had all died after the women had made waxen images of their victims which they had pierced with hawthorns.
A wood fire burned upon the hearth, and two waxen tapers flung their light on a mirror, set in richly chased silver.