There are only a few scattered settlements within its borders, and a few nomadic tribes of savages eke out a miserable existence on the coast.
The pay of his rank was small, and his appointment on the quartermaster-general's staff made it necessary to keep two horses, so that he had to write mathematical school-books in his spare time to eke out his resources.
In the southern districts hemp and flax are raised, but grain crops are little cultivated, so that the bark of trees has often to be ground up to eke out the scanty supply of flour.
She endeavoured unsuccessfully to eke out her irregularly paid allowance by those expedients to which reduced gentlewomen are driven - fancywork and painting fans and snuff-boxes; she lived in a garret and was often unable to allow herself the luxury of a fire.
eke out an existence on just £ 57 per week.
eke out a living from growing tea here, high in the hills of western Uganda.
corner of James Bay, being frozen in a few days later, and during the long winter months which were passed there only a scanty supply of game was secured to eke out the ship's provisions.
In times of scarcity the Norse peasant-farmer uses the sweetish inner bark, beaten in a mortar and ground in his primitive mill with oats or barley, to eke out a scanty supply of meal, the mixture yielding a tolerably palatable though somewhat resinous substitute for his ordinary flad-brod.
Detached details are given also in works upon Constantine (Manso), Julian (Mi eke, Rode, Neumann, Rendall), Damasus (Rade), Arianism (Gwatkin's Studies of Arianism, which gives a severe but trustworthy criticism of Rufinus and discusses the manner in which Socrates was related to him), the emperors after Julian (De Broglie, Richter, Clinton, the Weltgeschichte of Ranke, the Gesch.
A third work, usually ascribed to Mannyng, chiefly on the ground of its existing side by side with the Handlyng Synne in the Harleian and Bodleian MSS., is the Medytacyuns of the Soper of oure lorde Jhesu, And also of hys passyun And eke of the peynes of hys swete modyr, Hayden marye, a free translation of St Bonaventura's De coena et passione Domini....
eke out a livelihood.
eke out a win.
eke out every bit of illumination by fitting translucent, instead of opaque, shades.
Nomadic tribes still eke out a living from the surrounding deserts.
Bedouins are a nomadic people who somehow eke a living from moving around the desert, from oasis to wadi.
Pensioners are forced to retire and then eke out a miserable living.
eke a living from moving around the desert, from oasis to wadi.
homie ' s screech, they covered Haman's eke.
trolled out of dowriest homie ' s screech, they covered Haman's eke.
One of the most obvious defects of this school is excessive attachment to polysyllabic terms. Lydgate is not quite so great a sinner in this respect as are some of his successors, but his tendency cannot be mistaken, and John Metham is amply justified in his censure Eke John Lydgate, sometime monk of Bury, His books indited with terms of rhetoric And half-changed Latin, with conceits of poetry.
Depending on where you live, winter vegetable growing can mean extending the growing season to eke out several weeks more of fresh vegetables or truly growing vegetables during the winter months.
Most seem to be living fairly normal lives, some have managed to eke out a few more moments in the celebrity spotlight and a few have run afoul of the law.
classroom discourse used during the Literacy Hour is being examined by John Lee and Dr. Richard Eke.
eke out a small lead, as his two pursuers swapped places.
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