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English citations of boiling
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- 1893, w:Adolphe Thiers, History of the consulate and the empire of france under napoleon, page 105
- The Marquis de la Romana, a man of ardent and singular mind, filled with the reading of ancient authors, more learned than discreet, more boiling than energetic.
- 1922, w:Gertrude Stein, Geography and Plays, page 135
- So the place is not used for the tea and the last water is not more boiling than is touchy.