He nodded, reaching for another bale of hay.
Together they tossed the bale to the top of the pile and he climbed up to position it.
Edward III., by the Statute Staple of 1353, declared Carmarthen the sole staple for Wales, ordering that every bale of Welsh wool should be sealed or "cocketed" here before it left the Principality.
45 to 75 bale according to the season.
The American bale has been described in a standard American book on cotton as " the clumsiest, dirtiest, most expensive and most wasteful package, in which cotton or any other commodity of like value is anywhere put up."
On the following day she was taken to the Tower and racked; according to Anne's own statement, as recorded by Bale, the lord chancellor, Wriothesley, and the solicitor-general, Rich, worked the rack themselves; but she "would not convert for all the pain" (Wriothesley, Chronicle i.
Lifting it, he stepped up on the pile of hay and tossed the bale on top, straightening it before stepping down.
This view was upheld by John Bale (III.
He watched her lift a bale of hay and step up on the pile.
In an instant he was beside her, trying to take the bale from her hands.
He dropped the bale, his eyes flashing and his lips thinning.
Bale is also the authority for another assertion that figures in what has been aptly termed the poet's "traditional biography," viz.
All the evidence in Barclay's own work goes to prove that he was sincere in his reproof of contemporary follies and vice, and the gross accusations which John Bale 1 brings against his moral character may be put down to his hatred of Barclay's cloth.
Alesius was the author of a large number of exegetical, dogmatic and polemical works, of which over twenty are mentioned by Bale in his List of English Writers.
One is that of Basel Stadt or Bale Ville, including, besides the city of Basel, the three rural districts (all to the north of the Rhine) of Riehen, Bettingen and Klein Huningen (the latter now united to the city).
On the other hand, William of Malmesbury prefers to read Heruligena, which would make Scotus a Pannonian, while Bale says he was born at St David's, Dempster connects him with Ayr, and Gale with Eriuven in Hereford.
Bale quotes the story that he travelled in Greece, Italy and Gaul, and studied not only Greek, but also Arabic and Chaldaean.
Since, however, Bale describes him as "ex patricio genitore natus," it is a reasonable inference (so R.
According to Bale and Foxe her husband turned her out of doors, but in the privy council register she is said to have "refused Kyme to be her husband without any honest allegation."
The essential parts of one type of bale opener are three specially shaped rollers, the peri pheries of which contain a number of 1 Also in the forms "streek," "strick" or "strike," as in Chaucer, Cant.
A sample is taken from each bale and the " points on or off " are fixed for each bale separately.
Bale), one of the most northerly of the Swiss cantons, and the only one (save Schaffhausen) that includes any territory north of the Rhine.
Poole) that Bale confused him with one John, the son of Patricius, a Spaniard, who tells much the same story of his own travels.
Coal, copper, timber, iron, and especially wool, were exported from the Principality, and by the Statute Staple of 1353 Carmarthen was declared the sole staple for the whole Welsh wool trade, every bale of wool having first to be sealed or " cocketed " at this important town, which during the 14th century may almost be accounted as the English capital of the Principality, so greatly was it favoured by the Plantagenet monarchs.
Roxburgh sent to the directors of the East India Company a bale of the fibre which he described as "the jute of the natives."
The "streaks" 1 or "heads" of jute as they come from the bale are in a hard condition in consequence of having been subjected to a high hydraulic pressure during baling; it is therefore necessary to soften them before any further process is entered.
The streaks are sometimes partly softened or crushed by means of a steam hammer during the process of opening the bale, then taken to the "strikers-up" where the different varieties are selected and hung on pins, and then taken to the jute softening machine.
About 1 to 14 gallons of oil is the usual amount given per bale of 400 lb of jute, while the quantity of water per bale varies from 3 to 7 gallons.
The administration is in the hands of two chiefs, a civil and a military, the bale and the balogun; these together form the highest court of appeal.
John Bale, a man of great learning and ability, became bishop of Ossory.
Bale fled for bare life, and his see was treated as vacant.
She cut the strings and pulled a few leaves from a new bale of alfalfa hay.
Basilea), the capital of the Swiss half canton of Basel Stadt or Bale Ville.
Von Muller and seine Schweizergeschichte (Bale, 1884), traces the genesis of the History.
The other half canton is that of Basel Landschaft or Bale Campagne, which is divided into four administrative districts and comprises seventy-four communes, its capital being Liestal.
She surrendered the bale to him and watched him toss it on top of the pile.
Bale mentions an Anti-Skeltonum which is lost.
The opening words of the Philobiblon and the Epistolae as given by Bale represent those of the Philobiblon and its prologue, so that he apparently made two books out of one treatise.
In good seasons and exceptional localities the yield may approach a bale per acre, as in Assumption parish, and in the Mississippi valley at the junction of Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas.
Bale, but Basle is a wholly erroneous form; Ital.
The more general practice, however, is to employ what is termed a "bale opener," or "jute crusher."
Stouff, Pouvoir temporel des eve e ques de Bale (2 vols., Paris, 1891); R.