They were loading a haycock onto the cart not far from him.
The arguments and the division of the haycocks lasted the whole afternoon.
After the women came the men with pitchforks, and from the gray rows there were growing up broad, high, soft haycocks. To the left, carts were rumbling over the meadow that had been already cleared, and one after another the haycocks vanished, flung up in huge forkfuls, and in their place there were rising heavy cartloads of fragrant hay hanging over the horses' hind-quarters.
It's like scattering grain to the ducks, the way they pick it up!" he added, pointing to the growing haycocks. "Since dinnertime they've carried a good half of it."
This long consumer, who had probably never done an honest day's-work in his life, sprung the lid of a Chinese tobacco-box and with thumb and forefinger forked out a wad like a small haycock
. Holding this reinforcement within supporting distance he fired away with renewed confidence.
I would build a sugar house in the village; I would invite learned men to an investigation of the subject—and such are easily to be found, sir; yes, sir, they are not difficult to find—men who unite theory with practice; and I would select a wood of young and thrifty trees; and, instead of making loaves of the size of a lump of candy, dam’me, ‘Duke, but I’d have them as big as a haycock
The Fuegian wigwam resembles, in size and dimensions, a haycock
. It merely consists of a few broken branches stuck in the ground, and very imperfectly thatched on one side with a few tufts of grass and rushes.
But it amazed him to think what haycocks
people can make of their lives.
In the fields the corn was waving like the sea; in the ditches red and yellow flowers were growing; while wild-drone flowers, and blooming convolvuluses were creeping in the hedges; and towards evening the moon rose round and large, and the haycocks
in the meadows smelt so sweetly.
, aged four, suffers with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
One of the complainants, Julian Haycock
, left his Range Rover in the Terminal 1 longstay car during his holiday.
Wicker questioned the Coast Guards Assistant Commandant for Acquisition Rear Admiral Michael Haycock
about National Security Cutter ships, which are built by Huntington Ingalls in Pascagoula, Mississippi.