It was for his interests that every laborer should work as hard as possible, and that while doing so he should keep his wits about him, so as to try not to break the winnowing
machines, the horse rakes, the thrashing machines, that he should attend to what he was doing.
"I did not," said Sancho, "but I found her winnowing
two bushels of wheat in the yard of her house."
Similarly, during two or three hours of drawl, and the winnowing
of many bushels of words, Madame Defarge's frequent expressions of impatience were taken up, with marvellous quickness, at a distance: the more readily, because certain men who had by some wonderful exercise of agility climbed up the external architecture to look in from the windows, knew Madame Defarge well, and acted as a telegraph between her and the crowd outside the building.
The old men on the rising straw-rick talked of the past days when they had been accustomed to thresh with flails on the oaken barn-door; when everything, even to winnowing
, was effected by hand-labour, which, to their thinking, though slow, produced better results.
A wayfarer will meet you and will say it must be a winnowing
shovel that you have got upon your shoulder; on this you must fix the oar in the ground and sacrifice a ram, a bull, and a boar to Neptune.
Main features: the purpose of this contract is to carry out repair work on the winnowing
equipment to regulate the flow of the bresle at the port du trport fishing lock.
Davies, "Edward Poeton: The Winnowing
of White Witchcraft" was originally written in the 1630s and has never been printed.
Speaking as an ordinary citizen of these islands, I certainly know far more of relevant facts about the whole subject of Brexit and the EU than I did when casting my vote in 2016 even after winnowing
the wheat from the chaff.
Her story was about how the crop helped her family of 18 survive as she also attached a photograph of her and her mother as they were extracting cacao seeds using winnowing
The New Jersey based Solomon Organization expanded its Southeast Portfolio with the acquisition of the 240-Unit Gregory Ferry Landing at 1240 Winnowing
Way in the Charleston suburb of Mount Pleasant, S.C.
This means that the time has come for her to go to the Barton Centre to undergo a procedure called the winnowing
, which puts an end to the ACES along with any 'physical impairments' that might arise during one's adolescence.
I enjoyed Sam Moore's article on hand forks for winnowing
and other purposes (Farm Collector, February 201 7).