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  • The salve also acts as a moisturizer.
  • he needed a salve for his conscience
  • Instead, I just sat in the kitchen, waiting to put the salve on them hose-pipe welts.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • He smells like sweat and fresh air and mint, from the salve he sometimes uses to relax his sore muscles.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent

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  • Or Sonja, who needed salve on her own maternal wounds.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • Brew was putting salve on his feet.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • With a bottle of peroxide and a can of salve I would doctor their wounds.
    Wilson Rawls  --  Where the Red Fern Grows
  • Between that and the magic salve Grover used, my shoulder felt better within a couple of minutes.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • When she stopped, she had washed his hand with cool water and soothed him with warm hugs and wrapped with salve and bandages the place where the fire soldier had stabbed him.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Forged by Fire
  • Miss Huey began to talk in a low, soothing voice, smoothing the salve on my temples and fitting the small electric buttons on either side of my head.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar

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  • But then, for what salve it gives me, every man’s a fool.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • He held up the head while Billy swabbed out the wound with weak carbolic acid salve.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Red Pony
  • Some salve for perjury.
    William Shakespeare  --  Love’s Labour’s Lost
  • McMurphy smoked while she dipped her little hand full of pink birthday candles into a jar of salve and worked over his cuts, flinching every time he flinched and telling him she was sorry.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • The smell of the salve stings my nostrils, and I wrinkle my nose.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • They kissed Kriss and me on both cheeks and yelled "Salve!"
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • As Grace’s hands, slick with salve, roamed his body, his fingers had worked through the ice encrusted in Cassie’s thick hair.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • I should get a salve on this.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • And underarm deodorant—what a ghastly idea that I should need enchanted salve to keep my armpits from producing stench!
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • A young woman slipped me a tin of salve while we were waiting in line for breakfast.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • Why, I’m kept so busy I can hardly-till the orders for noise pills, racket lotion, clamor salve, and hubbub tonic.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • "Salve," Marcus said, a friendly Latin hello for the deadly reptile.
    Lauren Tarshis  --  I Survived: The Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79
  • The healer woman put a comfrey salve on it to draw out the pestilence.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • I had lanced it with a sterile needle and dressed it with poplar-bud salve, finding MacRae a shy and soft-spoken man with a pleasant smile.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • They had visitors, those who came for charms, for salves, who sought answers to questions, who hoped for love or fortune.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • I go ahead and eat the food, take the pills, rub the salve on my skin.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • It was indeed filled with a dark waxy salve that smelled sharply herbal, like crushed bay leaves.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Still would if it wasn’t for a salve my mother concocted.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • He bellowed when Mother tried to apply the salve.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • It was smeared with something waxy, like the gardener’s salve her mother used to keep her paint- and turpentine-abused hands soft.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • I’ve tried everything: salves, poultices, tinctures, but nothing works.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • She put salve on his face.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • What with the salve, the gauze and the tape, I can’t get my heavenly new shoe on my foot.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Without salve, he could not, he though, were the sore badge of his dishonor through life.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • Now I was tempted to tell my father that Jack Rose was probably using his money to salve a bad conscience.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • broken, salves spattered on the walls, instruments strewn everywhere.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • The filaments of the leaves make capital thread, while the leaves themselves, bruised, form an invaluable salve.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • He was given cortisone salve for the rash from the stinging nettles on his neck and hands.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • I brought plenty of food and blankets, plus some of Gertrude’s salves in case you injure yourself.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • No bandages, no salves, no quinine, no chloroform.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • But he’d been the salve she needed for her wounds, the justification she was afraid to give herself.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • ’Well?’ said Root, slapping at a paramedic gremlin who was applying burn salve to his forehead.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • Quickly treated with ice, salves, medicine.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • Her hands are large and rough, and when she rubs the Vicks salve on my chest, I am rigid with pain.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • To salve his loneliness in the years after the accident, he started unofficially "adopting" indigent Okinawan boys and girls, eventually taking fourteen of them under his wing, paying for the oldest to attend medical school in Philadelphia and another to study medicine in Japan.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Dio te salve, Maria.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • Yueh watched Paul work the page adjustment, thought: I salve my own conscience.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Come to the infirmary when we get back to school and I’ll give you some salve that will lessen the sting from your wounds:’ She patted his cheek and he blushed bright red.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • One Dowager, SHE calls it lip-salve.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • I wondered if the world outside was so bad for us that we had to counter it among ourselves by salving one another with kindness.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
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