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At last I thought the worst was over; for several days there was no more shortening, and I determined to make the best of it and do my duty, though it was now a constant harass instead of a pleasure; but the worst was not come.
For it is plain, that every word we speak is, in some degree, a diminution of our lunge by corrosion, and, consequently, contributes to the shortening of our lives.
With the shortening of the days all hope of obtaining her husband's forgiveness began to leave her; and there was something of the habitude of the wild animal in the unreflecting instinct with which she rambled on-- disconnecting herself by littles from her eventful past at every step, obliterating her identity, giving no thought to accidents or contingencies which might make a quick discovery of her whereabouts by others of importance to her own happiness, if not to theirs.
The lane was long and unvaried, and, owing to the rapid shortening of the days, dusk came upon her before she was aware.
The sledge, shortening this route, took a chord of the arc described by the railway.
Cut shortening and 1/4 cup chilled butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender or 2 knives until it resembles coarse cornmeal.
With Citrix GoToAssist, the industry-leading remote-support solution, Ultimate Software is able to streamline processes for its customer support and training organizations, shortening call times by 30 percent or more while increasing productivity and customer satisfaction.
1 1/2 teaspoons solid vegetable shortening OR vegetable oil
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Add egg, melted shortening and enough milk to make a moist, stiff batter.
With this information, management can identify delays and work to find their cause, constantly improving the organization's sales processes and shortening sales cycles.
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons solid vegetable shortening