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- Her hands are large and rough, and when she rubs the Vicks salve on my chest, I am rigid with pain.2 — Autumn (4% in)
- Just when I think I will tip over into a scream, she scoops out a little of the salve on her forefinger and puts it in my mouth, telling me to swallow.2 — Autumn (4% in)
- It coated my chest, along with the salve, and when the flannel came undone in my sleep, the clear, sharp curves of air outlined its presence on my throat.2 — Autumn (7% in)
There are no more uses of "salve" in The Bluest Eye.
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