An inhabitant of Bagdad, Asiatic Turkey, meets with a dervish, or Turkish monk, who presents him with a vast treasure and with a box of magic ointment
, which, applied to the left eye, enables one to see the treasures in the bosom of the earth, but on touching the right eye, causes blindness.
Further observation convinced us that it had been regularly frequented, and, as we afterwards conjectured from particular indications, for the purpose of obtaining a certain root, from which the natives obtained a kind of ointment
Afterwards he plentifully smeared the injured places with some antiseptic ointment
, of which there was a pot in the little box, and we covered them with the remains of a pocket-handkerchief which we possessed.
The fly in the ointment
, however, was the accusation Tarzan had made against this woman.
But as the fly in his ointment
of jovial irresponsibility was his wife, Lenerengo--the prize shrew of Somo, who was as lean about the middle and all the rest of her as her husband was rotund; who was as remarkably sharp-spoken as he was soft-spoken; who was as ceaselessly energetic as he was unceasingly idle; and who had been born with a taste for the world as sour in her mouth as it was sweet in his.
for my cracked and bleeding crown.
But in Peter's ointment
of joy there was a fly or two.
This day he learned something, and that he did not lose his life in the learning of it, was a matter of great surprise to Tarzan, and the fly in the ointment
, to Tublat.
The only fly in the ointment
of my peaceful days was Mrs.
The fly in Ikey's ointment
(thrice welcome, pat trope
There was a glass of water on the table, and on the window-sill a small chip ointment
box containing a couple of pills.
You are made of spermaceti ointment
and you've lymph in your veins instead of blood.