Strawed


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Related to Strawed: strawy, straw in the wind
imp. & p. 1.imp. & p. p. of Straw.
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You are like the servant,' I replied, 'who, instead of employing his one talent in his master's service, restored it to him unimproved, alleging, as an excuse, that he knew him "to be a hard man, reaping where he had not sown, and gathering where he had not strawed.
This notion of thrift and industry is further illustrated through the New Testament parable of the talents in which the master, representing God, rewards two servants who had doubled the talents committed to them but punishes a third: "Thou wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not strawed.
They sit uncomfy and scared in their strawed and sticked huts.