The crop of English hay is carefully weighed, the moisture calculated, the silicates and the potash; but in all dells and pond-holes in the woods and pastures and swamps grows a rich and various crop only unreaped
Where thou diest, will I die and there will I be buried." So Naomi and Ruth return to Bethlehem at the time of the barley harvest, and Ruth gleans barley from the unreaped
corners of the field of Boaz, a wealthy relative of her late father-in-law Elimelech.
If, in the past, news of a wealthy person (lama am) still having a lot of unreaped
rice reached a neighboring village, which itself had already concluded the harvest, the headman (tetuo) might decide to call his men together and as a group go to conclude the yet unfinished harvest (ngusul).
Night falls; the three together make Their meal of unreaped
millet grain; Soon the old man is nodding.., then The tent is tranquil in the dark.
The narrowness and unadverted to intolerance of the liberal approach would be balanced if she were to focus her efforts on this other sector of "the Church of Christ." There her demonstrated skill in stage-two ecumenism would allow her to participate in a fruitful dialogue where a harvest much richer than anything in Anglicanism or Lutheranism stands unreaped
because labourers are few.
If one thinks of one's righteousness as Job, type of the Just Man, does, as inhering in the nature of one's dealings with others, in leaving the corners of one's fields unreaped
, in performing the ritual observances in the right way, and so on, then there is no conflict between righteousness and concrete humanity: the concrete nature of life as a human being.