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.
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.
Pete is bereft at the death of his father, and later at the disappearance of Isaac Reynolds, a field hand
who works for his family.
From the eastern coast of Virginia to the farthest reaches of the US frontier, from house slave to field hand
to surgeon's assistant, from boy to man, from young love to family life, from enslavement to freedom, "Speak Right On" is an epic story of dignity and determination.
Abu Daooh worked as a brick maker and field hand
, and then when her health worsened took up shoe shining.
(Within the Funk, a field hand
howls With parched tongue, Black spells
For some 12 years Northrop labored as a field hand
, occasionally performing music for his masters.
But our best picker can fill 45 crates in a day." Mercifully, my career as a field hand
died before it was born.
My father was a farm labourer at this time and I can vividly see him coming home some nights with his hands and feet frozen to the bones after spending a day in the field hand
cutting cauliflower or cabbages.
The incident involved a field hand
whose 4WD vehicle collided with a stationary loader.
As a young man, he spent a year as a field hand
in the southern U.S.