None of the field hands
working in the field to which Williamson was going had seen him at all, and the most rigorous search of the entire plantation and adjoining country failed to supply a clew.
Under the high hanging shelves supporting great sides of bacon overhead, her body was busy by the great fireplace, attentive to the pot swinging on iron gallows, scrubbing the long table where the field hands
would sit down directly to their evening meal.
She was a field hand
, and a whipping is the penalty of not being in the field at sunrise, unless a slave has special permission from his or her master to the con- trary--a permission which they seldom get, and one that gives to him that gives it the proud name of being a kind master.
Most of the migrants are construction labourers and field hands
Echoes of Turkish immigration and Gastarbeiter in the 1970s are found in the Polish field hands
of the nineteenth-century.
Restiveness permeated all ranks of Cuban society in the early 1840s, from the plantocratic elite at the top of the social pyramid to the enslaved field hands
at the bottom, the majority of whom were African-born.
Balod District Superintendent of Police Arif Sheikh told Mail Today, "We have seen many cases of Chhattisgarh girls being trafficked as domestic helps, field hands
and maids as far as Haryana and Punjab.
One of the apocryphal stories I heard from my forebears then was that when a granduncle of mine died, they just arranged him on his beautiful carved four-poster and his many field hands
carried the bed all the way to the cemetery.
At the Lenoir Plantation House in Prairie, Mississippi, several field hands
beat French immigrant William Lenoir in his own bed, then slit his throat.
Rig represents about 100 jobs, from roughneck field hands
to maintenance workers, and the current rig count is down 85 or 5%
At the age of 12, the child who managed to survive these diseases went to work in the fields, although these young field hands
likely also suffered from worms and dysentery, and sometimes malaria.
The Hebrews are builders and field hands
, not hunters.