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First Nate washed his hands carefully with the oatmeal soap Elizabeth favors these days. There's something harsh about it, Scottish, penitential. Once she's indulged herself in sandalwood, cinnamon, musk, Arabian fragrances, pastel and lavish at the same time.

By hiccup, April 20, 2012.

Found in Life Before Man, authored by Margaret Atwood.