It seemed as though some great body was threshing
about in the jungle, lashing the trees, bushes and leaves about, and when the two young men, followed by Mr.
He would need more men, and if it were agreeable to everyone he would engage Ambrosch for the reaping and threshing
, as the Shimerdas had no small grain of their own.
While thus he spake, th' Angelic Squadron bright Turnd fierie red, sharpning in mooned hornes Thir Phalanx, and began to hemm him round With ported Spears, as thick as when a field Of CERES ripe for harvest waving bends Her bearded Grove of ears, which way the wind Swayes them; the careful Plowman doubting stands Least on the threshing
floore his hopeful sheaves Prove chaff.
Because may be when they came she'd be hackling flax or threshing
on the threshing
floor, and they'd be ashamed to see her, and she'd laugh, or resent the present.
There's no fear but he'll yield well i' the threshing
The oak trees of the Grove were still to be seen--some of them-- emerging from a haze of smoke, the great trunks solid and erect as ever, but the larger branches broken and twisted and rent, with bark stripped and chipped, and the smaller branches broken and dishevelled looking from the constant stress and threshing
of the storm.
There is not a modern plow in the islands or a threshing
Hand over hand Tarzan drew the struggling black until he had him hanging by his neck in mid-air; then Tarzan climbed to a larger branch drawing the still threshing
victim well up into the sheltering verdure of the tree.
At this speech the Cobbler stared and gaped more than ever, for there was such a threshing
of thoughts going on
A sudden threshing
of the branches of a tree outside one of the windows, and almost at the same instant a rattle of rain against the glass, recalled him to a sense of his surroundings.
805-809) Look about you very carefully and throw out Demeter's holy grain upon the well-rolled (43) threshing
floor on the seventh of the mid-month.
It was a singular experience that long acquaintance which I cultivated with beans, what with planting, and hoeing, and harvesting, and threshing
, and picking over and selling them -- the last was the hardest of all -- I might add eating, for I did taste.