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harvest

harvest Sentence Examples

  • That's a sign of a good harvest next year.

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  • The snow melted, leaving in its wake a harvest of spring flowers.

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  • Somebody will be out here trying to harvest it.

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  • Harvest generally extends from the middle of August to near the end of September.

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  • The million-gallon harvest of nature's heated waters was a major tourist attraction.

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  • If at least half of the harvest in any year is destroyed by accident, the lessee (a) in the case of a lease for several years, obtains, at the end of his lease, a refund of rent, by way of indemnity, unless he has been indemnified by preceding harvests; (b) in the case of a lease for a year only, may secure a proportional abatement of the current rent.

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  • It is suggested that Hylas was a harvest deity and that the ceremony gone through by the Kians was a harvest festival, at which the figure of a boy was thrown into the water, signifying the dying vegetation-spirit of the year.

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  • In 1795, under the joint operation of a deficient harvest and the diminution in foreign supplies of grain owing to outbreak of war, the price of wheat, which, for the twenty preceding years, had been under 50s.

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  • According to early methods of cropping, which were destined to prevail for centuries, wheat, the chief article of food, was sown in one autumn, reaped the next August; the following spring, oats or barley were sown, and the year following the harvest was a period of fallow.

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  • But Turgot's worst enemy was the poor harvest of 1774, which led to a slight rise in the price of bread in the winter and early spring of 1774-1775.

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  • To harvest their crops, they need equipment and suitable storage facilities.

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  • This year she had been afraid to harvest them because of the dogs.

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  • The whole summer, from spring sowing to harvest, he was busy with the work on his farm.

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  • mystacinus), the flying and the common squirrel (Tamias striatus), the brown, common, field and harvest mouse (Mus decumanus, M.

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  • But above all harvest as early as possible, if you would escape frosts and have a fair and salable crop; you may save much loss by this means.

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  • During the last three years of his life John Wesley reaped the harvest he had sown.

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  • We apply inefficient agricultural techniques to grow and harvest them, and then we inefficiently distribute them.

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  • How, then, can our harvest fail?

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  • "So in your parts, too, the harvest is nothing to boast of, Count?" he went on, continuing the conversation they had begun.

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  • The "sheaf of the first-fruits of your harvest," mentioned in Lev.

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  • In the south, and in the plains, the harvest, as might be expected, commenced some weeks earlier than in the northern and mountainous districts.

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  • At harvest the corn was cut high on the stalk with short sickles and put up in sheaves, after which it was carried to the threshing-floor and there trodden out by the hoofs of oxen.

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  • The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible and indescribable as the tints of morning or evening.

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  • But whichever interpretation is taken, the connexion of the festival with the harvest is only secondary.

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  • Much advantage arises from the steam working of bastard fallows in summer, and after harvest a considerable amount of autumn cultivation can be done by steam power, thus materially lightening the work in the succeeding spring.

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  • 10, is associated in Jewish tradition with the barley harvest (Mishna, Menachoth x.).

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  • As he went along he looked with pleasure at the year's splendid crop of corn, scrutinized the strips of ryefield which here and there were already being reaped, made his calculations as to the sowing and the harvest, and asked himself whether he had not forgotten any of the prince's orders.

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  • The old prince used to approve of them for their endurance at work when they came to Bald Hills to help with the harvest or to dig ponds, and ditches, but he disliked them for their boorishness.

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  • The corn harvest naturally follows: rye and wheat were usually shorn, and barley and oats cut with the scythe.

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  • What though I value the seed of these beans, and harvest that in the fall of the year?

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  • He now reaped to the full the harvest of treason and rebellion which he himself had sown so abundantly during the first forty years of his life.

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  • He now reaped to the full the harvest of treason and rebellion which he himself had sown so abundantly during the first forty years of his life.

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  • Scientists are hoping to find ways to harvest energy more efficiently.

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  • The close of the corn-harvest was marked by the festival Shabhuoth (weeks) or Kasir (harvest) held seven weeks after massoth.

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  • In addition to being a harvest festival, marked by the ordinary popular rejoicings, the Haloa had a religious character.

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  • In 1900 an important survey of the Hauran and neighbouring regions was made under American auspices, directed by Dr Enno Littmann; the publication of the great harvest of results was begun in 1906.

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  • On the one hand it became necessary, in face of an inadequate harvest, to suspend in 1898 the application of the law on the import of corn.

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  • But the real agricultural occasion was not the eating of unleavened bread but the offering of the first sheaf of the barley harvest on the "morrow of the sabbath" in the Passover week (Lev.

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  • In 1850 Guthrie published A Plea on behalf of Drunkards and against Drunkenness, which was followed by The Gospel in Ezekiel (1855); The City: its Sins and Sorrows (1857); Christ and the Inheritance of the Saints (1858); Seedtime and Harvest of Ragged Schools (1860), consisting of his three Pleas for Ragged Schools.

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  • All classes high and low are fond of the religious festivals, the principal of which, the Dasahra, occurs in October, when the first harvest of the year has been secured and the second crops sown.

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  • The fall in prices was aggravated, first by the unpropitious weather and deficient harvest of the years 1816, 1817, and still more by the passing in 181 9 of the bill restoring cash payments, which, coming into operation in 1821, caused serious embarrassment to all persons who had entered into engagements at a depreciated currency, which had now to be met with the lower prices of an enhanced one.

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  • In the middle of a sober conversation begun by Ilagin about the year's harvest, Nicholas pointed to the red-spotted bitch.

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  • The harvest was earlier or later as the rains towards the end of the season were more or less copious.

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  • A considerable percentage of these arrivals and departures represents seasonal labourers, who come out from Europe solely for the Argentine wheat harvest and should not be classed as immigrants.

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  • The Monti frumentarii or co-operative corn deposits, which lend seed corn to farmers, and are repaid after harvest with interest in kind, numbered f615 in 1894, and possessed apatrimonyof~24o,ooo.

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  • Late Minoan art in its finest aspect is best illustrated by the animated ivory figures, wall paintings, and gesso duro reliefs at Cnossus, by the painted stucco designs at Hagia Triada, and the steatite vases found on the same site with zones in reliefs exhibiting life-like scenes of warriors, toreadors, gladiators, wrestlers and pugilists, and of a festal throng perhaps representing a kind of " harvest home."

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  • At first held at any of the local shrines, such as Gilgal, Bethel, Shiloh, as well as Jerusalem, it was held at an indefinite date during the harvest in the fall of the year.

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  • At first held at any of the local shrines, such as Gilgal, Bethel, Shiloh, as well as Jerusalem, it was held at an indefinite date during the harvest in the fall of the year.

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  • First-born sons to be redeemed; none to appear before the Lord empty; six days' work, seventh day rest, in the harvest; the sacrifice of the Passover shall not remain until the morning.

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  • The beginning of barley harvest is however generally associated with it, while the wheat harvest is connected with Pentecost.

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  • The suggestion that the eating of cakes of unleavened bread, similar to the Australian "damper," was due to the exigencies of the harvest does not meet the case, since it does not explain the seven days and is incongruous with the fact that the first sheaf of the harvest was put to the sickle not earlier than the third day of the feast.

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  • The suggestion that the eating of cakes of unleavened bread, similar to the Australian "damper," was due to the exigencies of the harvest does not meet the case, since it does not explain the seven days and is incongruous with the fact that the first sheaf of the harvest was put to the sickle not earlier than the third day of the feast.

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  • But when Greek deities were introduced into Rome on the advice of the Sibylline books (in 495 B.C., on the occasion of a severe drought), Demeter, the Greek goddess of seed and harvest, whose worship was already common in Sicily and Lower Italy, usurped the place of Ceres in Rome, or rather, to Ceres were added the religious rites which the Greeks paid to Demeter, and the mythological incidents which originated with her.

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  • To the original nomadic Pesah (Passover) - sacrifice of a lamb - there was attached a distinct and agricultural festival of unleavened cakes (ynassoth) which marks the beginning of the corn harvest in the middle of the month Abib (the name of which points to its Canaanite and 1 The tablet is neo-Babylonian and published by Dr Pinches in the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, and is cited by Professor Fried.

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  • But when Greek deities were introduced into Rome on the advice of the Sibylline books (in 495 B.C., on the occasion of a severe drought), Demeter, the Greek goddess of seed and harvest, whose worship was already common in Sicily and Lower Italy, usurped the place of Ceres in Rome, or rather, to Ceres were added the religious rites which the Greeks paid to Demeter, and the mythological incidents which originated with her.

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  • 392 ff.); a second festival, in August, to celebrate the reunion of Ceres and Proserpine, in which women, dressed in white, after a fast of nine days offered the goddess the first-fruits of the harvest (Livy xxii.

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  • The attempt of modern critics to account for the period as that in which the barley harvest was gathered in, during which the workers in the field could not prepare leavened bread, is not satisfactory.

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  • He appointed visitors for the universities and great public schools, and defended the universities from the attacks of the extreme sectaries who clamoured for their abolition, even Clarendon allowing that Oxford "yielded a harvest of extraordinary good and sound knowledge in all parts of learning."

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  • If the debtor did not cultivate the field himself he had to pay for the cultivation, but if the cultivation was already finished he must harvest it himself and pay his debt from the crop. If the cultivator did not get a crop this would not cancel his contract.

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  • Yet in some Tusban provinces, as, for instance, that of Grosseto, where malaria rages, laborers are organized in gangs under corporals, who undertake harvest work.

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  • In the temperate zone, where the seasons are sharply contrasted, but follow each other with regularity, foresight and self-denial were fostered, because if men did not exercise these qualities seed-time or harvest might pass into lost opportunities and the tribes would suffer.

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  • If the debtor did not cultivate the field himself he had to pay for the cultivation, but if the cultivation was already finished he must harvest it himself and pay his debt from the crop. If the cultivator did not get a crop this would not cancel his contract.

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  • In the temperate zone, where the seasons are sharply contrasted, but follow each other with regularity, foresight and self-denial were fostered, because if men did not exercise these qualities seed-time or harvest might pass into lost opportunities and the tribes would suffer.

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  • She did not understand why he spoke with such admiration and delight of the farming of the thrifty and well- to-do peasant Matthew Ermishin, who with his family had carted corn all night; or of the fact that his (Nicholas') sheaves were already stacked before anyone else had his harvest in.

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  • Out of these have grown large factories, employing as many as 10,000 to 12,000 men each; but when harvest comes round, these men leave the factories and repair to their fields, and meantime the factories stand still for two or three months.

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  • Proerosia, at which prayers were offered for an abundant harvest, before the land was ploughed for sowing.

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  • Among the higher altitudes of north Derbyshire, where the soil is poor and the climate harsh, grain is unable to flourish, while even in the more sheltered parts of this region the harvest is usually belated.

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  • The fields were fenced in from seed-time to harvest, after which the fences were taken 1 Translation by Clement-Mullet (Paris, 1864).

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  • All nations have similar harvest homes, especially with reference to the vintage feasts; as, for instance, the Athenian Oschophoria.

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  • 150) mentions an Athenian harvest festival Eucharisteria.

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  • Alaskan king crab is one type of shellfish in the commercial harvest famed for its size and taste.

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  • The Vakuf tenants were at that time extremely prosperous, for their rent had been fixed for ten years in advance on the basis of the year's harvest, and so had not risen proportionately to the value of their holdings.

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  • The first-fruits of the barley harvest are to be gathered on the "morrow of the sabbath" (Lev.

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  • When the Israelites settled in Canaan they found there an agricultural festival connected with the beginnings of the barley harvest, which coincided in point of date with the Passover and was accordingly associated with it.

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  • Look for monthly and seasonal steak specials celebrating seasonal harvest to also satisfy your taste buds.

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  • It was a poor harvest.

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  • Native capital is lacking, and taxation on unremunerative lands is, as elsewhere in Italy, too heavy in proportion to what they may be expected to produce, and not sufficiently elastic in case of a bad harvest.

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  • Institutions possessing a special character are the monti frumentarii, public grain deposits, founded for the purpose of supplying peasant proprietors with seed corn, debts being paid in kind with interest after harvest.

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  • Despite the multitude of slaves, hired labour was often needed, especially at harvest.

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  • In bad years the tiller, moreover, gives up seed corn before beginning harvest.

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  • According to this view, the prototypes of Demeter and Persephone are the corn-mother and harvest maiden of northern Europe, the corn-fetishes of the field (Frazer, Golden Bough, 2nd ed., ii.

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  • The figure denoting the general average yield per acre of any class of crop needs readjustment after every successive harvest.

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  • The corn spirit is also said to be hiding in the barn till the corn is threshed, or it may be said to reappear at midwinter, when the farmer begins to think of his new year of labour and harvest.

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  • Sometimes she wears a garland of flowers on her head, ears of corn and poppy-heads in her hand, symbolical of a prosperous harvest.

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  • Lengerke recognized a double motive: the lamb for atonement, the unleavened bread as a trace of the haste of the early harvest.

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  • The harvest comes in January and February, in the rainy season, and the nut-gatherers often come one or two hundred miles in their boats to the best forests.

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  • The chief method employed for their destruction is spraying the swarms with arsenic. The districts with the greatest area under cultivation are Heidelberg, Witwatersrand, Pretoria, Standerton and Krugersdorp. The chief crops grown for grain are wheat, maize (mealie) and kaffir corn, but the harvest is inadequate to meet local demands.

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  • Surgeons, physicians, oculists, laryngologists, gynaecologists, neurologists and the rest, all are working in allotments of the same field, and combining to a common harvest.

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  • The chief harvest is of mother of pearl, which suffices to pay the working expenses; and there is over and above the chance of finding a pearl of price.

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  • The rice-mills, almost all situated at the various seaports, secure the harvest from the cultivator through middlemen.

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  • In the desert, too, there is a widely scattered tribe, the Salubi, which from its name (Salib, cross) is conjectured to be of early Christian origin; they are great hunters, killing ostriches and gazelles; the Arabs despise them as an inferior race, but do not harm them; they pay a small tax to the tribe under whose protection they live, and render service as labourers, for which they receive in the spring milk and cheese; at the date harvest they get wages in kind; with this, and the produce of the chase, they manage to exist in the desert without agriculture or flocks.

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  • Tradition centres rather upon the fox (kitsune) and the badger (mujina), which are credited with supernatural powers, the former being worshipped as the messenger of the harvest god, while the latter is regarded as a mischievous rollicker.

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  • The annual festivals are the passover, the harvest feast, the Baala Mazalat or feast of tabernacles (during which, however, no booths are built), the day of covenant or assembly and Abraham's day.

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  • Roughly we may distinguish three main divisions of the calendar year, the festivals of Spring, of the Harvest and of Winter, preserving on the whole their peculiar characteristics.

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  • (2) Of the Harvest festivals the most significant are the twin celebrations on August 21st and 25th to the divinity pair Consus and Ops, who are both concerned with the storing of the year's produce, and two mysterious vintage festivals, the Vinalia Rustica and the Meditrinalia, connected originally with Jupiter.

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  • It resembles somewhat the movement of Irish labourers into Great Britain at harvest time.

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  • Otkar continues to answer " Not yet," adding at last " When thou shalt see the fields bristling with an iron harvest, and the Po and the Ticino swollen with sea-floods, inundating the walls of the city with iron billows, then shall Karl be nigh at hand."

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  • 1-5, the last warnings relating to the harvest and vintage of the world, xiv.

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  • There are several varieties of grasshopper mice (Orychomys), white-footed mice (Peromyscus), harvest mice (Reithrodontomys), rice-rats (Oryzomys), wood-rats (Neotoma), voles (Microtus), &c. Bats inhabit caves in Burnet, Williamson, Lampasas, Gillespie and other counties.

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  • In the bargainings which accompanied this last event Talleyrand is believed to have reaped a rich harvest from the German princes most nearly concerned.

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  • (Thousands of tons.) We must consider, in this connexion, that the prosperity of certain industries depends directly upon the results of the harvest.

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  • It was only in years when the harvest was most favourable that AustriaHungary was able to provide for her own requirements in corn; for export purposes only barley was of considerable importance, while wheat, and above all, of recent years, maize had to be imported.

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  • (Thousands of tons.) The price of sugar in Vienna showed in 1913 a considerable fall following the good harvest.

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  • Thus during the first weeks of the war there was very great unemployment in parts of the industrial regions, since the dismissals far exceeded the proportion of enrolments in the army, while agriculture, which was already occupied with the harvest, suffered from a serious shortage of labour.

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  • In view of the bad harvest of 1845-46, and the famine in Ireland in 1846, Peel surrendered, and proposed in 1846 the admission of Laws re- grain with only a fixed duty of is.

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  • The first cork harvest was gathered in 1890, when 1474 cwt.

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  • 35, " say ye not that there is yet a period of four months and harvest cometh?

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  • behold, I tell you, lift up your eyes and see the fields that they are white to harvest ").

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  • 35: which is to be taken literally, the " four months to harvest " (about January), or the " fields white to harvest " (about May)?

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  • 35, the fields white to harvest = May; v.

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  • The Passover was kept at the full moon of the lunar month Nisan, the first of the Jewish ecclesiastical year; the Paschal lambs were slain on the afternoon of the, 4th Nisan, and the Passover was eaten after sunset the same day - which, however, as the Jewish day began at sunset, was by their reckoning the early hours of the r 5th Nisan; the first fruits (of the barley harvest) were solemnly offered on the 16th.

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  • In the same way the beginning of the Jewish year according to the state of the harvest was supplanted by some more fixed relation to the solar year.

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  • The harvest was past, the season of ripe fruits was over, and still Israel was not saved (Jer.

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  • Among other things for which he will be remembered was his origination of harvest festivals.

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  • south of the latitude of Dawson City - the period between seed-time and harvest having been ninety-one days.

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  • of the Buri Gandak; rice is the staple crop, and it may be noted that the cultivator in Darbhanga is especially dependent on the winter harvest.

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  • norvegicus) or smaller than the harvest mouse; and they all 'have habits generally similar to those of one or other of the English species, although some live in trees like squirrels, or in the water; among the latter being the brown-footed rat (M.

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  • cf seed of 30 grammes producing 30,000 to 35,000 silkworms (30,000 may be depended upon to reach the cocoon stage) will give a harvest of 130 to 140 lb fresh cocoons and an ultimate yield of about 12 lb raw silk properly reeled.

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  • But this fact enabled the cultivator to know with assurance whether the worms on which he bestowed his labour would yield him a harvest of silk.

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  • The natural causes of famine are still mainly outside our control, though science enables agriculturists to combat them more successfully, and the improvement in means of transport allows a rich harvest in one land to supplement the defective Breaking up of totemism.

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  • In tropical countries drought is the commonest cause of a failure in the harvest, and where great droughts are not uncommon - as in parts of India and Australia - the hydraulic engineer comes to the rescue by devising systems of water-storage and irrigation.

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  • Every year sufficient rain falls in India to secure an abundant harvest if it were evenly distributed over the whole country; but as a matter of fact the distribution is so uneven and so uncertain that every year some district suffers from insufficient rainfall.

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  • The people depend so entirely upon agriculture, and the harvest is so entirely destroyed by a single monsoon failure, that wherever a total failure occurs the landless labourer is immediately thrown out of work and remains out of work for the whole year.

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  • The portion of the olive crop due to the landlord, whether by colonia or ordinary lease, is paid, not according to the actual harvest, but in keeping with the estimates of valuators mutually appointed, who, just before the fruit is ripe, calculate how much each tree will probably yield.

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  • The harvest was reaped during the long pontificate of the Farnese pope, Paul III.

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  • 3), obviously fails to connect a spring festival of joyousness with the autumn vine harvest.

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  • Frazer connects Purim with the whole series of spring festivals current in western Asia, in which the old god of vegetation was put to death and a new human representative of him elected and allowed to have royal and divine rights, so as to promote the coming harvest (Golden Bough, 2nd.

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  • But they received a rich compensation in the Eastern Alps (not to speak of the imperial crown), for they there gathered in the harvest that numerous minor dynasties had prepared for them, albeit unconsciously.

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  • 30, 4 with Frazer's note) was probably intended to secure a good harvest by driving away the evil spirits of unfruitfulness.

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  • Various settlements of them are found also in Antioch itself and in Tarsus, Adana, and a few other places, while in harvest time they come down as far as the Biqa (Buka`a).

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  • Entire villages migrate after the harvest to the neighbourhood of some plentiful well.

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  • Some general idea of the resources of the Kandahar district may be gathered from the fact that it supplied the British troops with everything except luxuries during the entire period of occupation in 1879-81; and that, in spite of the great strain thrown on those resources by the presence of the two armies of Ayub Khan and of General Roberts, and after the total failure of the autumn crops and only a partial harvest the previous spring, the army was fed without great difficulty until the final evacuation, at one-third of the prices paid in Quetta for supplies drawn from India.

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  • Yet the wool harvest is scarce, and the production of butter a negligible quantity, though there is abundance of the principal product of Sicilian pasture lands, cheese of various kinds, for which there is a lively local demand.

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  • The bad harvest and the potato disease drove him to the repeal of the Corn Laws, and at a meeting in Manchester on 2nd July 1846 Cobden moved and Bright seconded a motion dissolving the league.

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  • Its labors embraced not only Egypt and Nubia (as far as Khartum) but also the Egyptian monuments in Sinai and Syria; its immense harvest of material is of the highest value, the new device of taking paper impressions or squeezes giving Lepsius a great advantage over his predecessors, similar to that which was later conferred by the photographic camera.

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  • Such may, of course, form the greater part of the harvest and working material of a scientific excavator; their presence is most welcome to him, but their complete absence need be no bar to his attainment of important historical results.

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  • The normal rise of the Nile was sixteen cubits at the island of Roda, and two cubits more or less caused a failure of the harvest.

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  • MIN, the god of Coptos and Panopolis (Akhmim), seems to have been early looked upon as a deity of the harvest and crops.

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  • pro) seed-time, winter, and ~0 imw (shOrn) harvest summer the = = k~ 1 five (days)

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  • The indictions began in Payni of the fixed year, when the harvest had been secured.

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  • The harvest date referred to below helps to show that the first part of the assumption is justified.

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  • The interesting date of the harvest at El Bersha, quoted by Meyer in Breasted, Records, i.

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  • The fellah is thus deprived of his harvest and falls into arrears with his taxes, and is harassed and bastinadoed to force him to pay his debts.

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  • 24), (b) offering from the harvest and wine-press (xxii.

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  • But a good deal of work is still required before the harvest of historical data contained in these texts shall have been made acceptable to students of philosophy and sociology.

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  • The disciples might learn that the message would often prove fruitless, but that nevertheless an abundant harvest would result.

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  • Another parable compared the kingdom of God to seed which, when once planted, must inevitably germinate; the process was secret and slow, but the harvest was certain.

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  • Close upon these incidents follows a special mission of disciples, introduced by the saying: " The harvest is great, but the labourers are few."

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  • The grain harvest does not supply the needs of the islanders.

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  • In Bencoolen the tree bears all the year round, but the chief harvest takes place in the later months of the year, and a smaller one in April, May and June.

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  • The harvest ripens about a fortnight earlier than among the mountains.

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  • The Berbers are keen traders too, and, after the harvest, hawk small goods, travelling great distances.

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  • It consists of rice, varieties of millet and sorghum, of maize, Phaseolus Mungo, tobacco, beet, turnips, &c. The loftier regions have but one harvest.

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  • The growth of melons, water-melons and other cucurbitaceous plants is reckoned very important, especially near towns; and this crop counts for a distinct harvest.

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  • A vast and fruitful harvest of coins has been gathered in Afghanistan and the adjoining regions.

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  • The field rats (Mus mettada) occasionally multiply so exceedingly as to diminish the out-turn of the local harvest, and to require special measures for their destruction.

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  • The aggregate harvest of the village fields was thrown into a common fund, and before the general distribution the head-man was bound to set aside the share of the state.

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  • Abolish the moneylender, and the general body of cultivators would have nothing to depend upon but the harvest of a single year.

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  • On the 23rd the Austrians entered Naples, followed soon afterwards by the king; every vestige of freedom was suppressed, the reactionary Medici ministry appointed, and the inevitable state trials instituted with the usual harvest of executions and imprisonment.

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  • A hodge-podge of pulse was prepared and offered to Apollo (in his capacity as sun god and ripener of fruits) and the Horae, as the first-fruits of the autumn harvest.

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  • hlammaesse, hlafmaesse, from hlaf, loaf, and maesse, mass, "loaf-mass"), originally in England the festival of the wheat harvest celebrated on the 1st of August, O.S.

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  • In the same way the villagers had to go through the work of harrowing with their harrows, and of removing the harvest in their vans and carts.

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  • Cereals are given more than twice as much acreage as cotton, but yield only a third as great aggregate returns, Indian corn being much the most remunerative; about three-fourths of the cereal acreage are given to its cultivation, and it ranks after cotton in value of harvest.'

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  • Its nuts are gathered in enormous amounts by the Indians for food; and it is estimated that the yearly harvest of these nuts exceeds in bulk that of all the cereals of California (John Muir).

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  • They are not limited to the milder districts of the interior, but when the harvest is over, descend into the rich plains and valleys near the coast.

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  • The proportion of sugar present in the juice of ripe grapes varies considerably according to the type of grape, the locality and the harvest.

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  • Among them, for example, were twelve deities of ploughing and harvest operations, who were invoked with Tellus and Ceres.

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  • The Baptist cause in New England that had profited so largely from the Great Awakening failed to reap a like harvest from the War of Independence.

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  • Conversely, French wheat taken to the West Indies produced only barren spikes, while native wheat by its side yielded an enormous harvest.

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  • p. 359), gives the following extract from the Memoirs of the Emperor Khang: - " On the 1st day of the 6th moon I was walking in some fields where rice had been sown to be ready for the harvest in the 9th moon.

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  • The permanent residents are generally limited to the major-domo and his family; and in the dry season labourers are hired, of any colour that can be obtained - some from the low country, others from the highlands - for three, four, or five months, who gather in and grind the cane, and plant for the harvest of the following year; but the staff of resident Indian labourers, such as exists in the farms of the sierra, cannot be kept up in the Yungas, as these half-warm valleys are called.

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  • The only venomous species to be found in central Chile is that of a spider which frequents the wheat fields in harvest time.

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  • At present the oyster is one of the cheapest articles of diet in the United States; and, though it can hardly be expected that the price of American oysters will always remain so low, still, taking into consideration the great wealth of the natural beds along the entire Atlantic coast, it seems certain that a moderate amount of protection would keep the price of seed oysters far below European rates, and that the immense stretches of submerged land especially suited for oyster planting may be utilized and made to produce an abundant harvest at much less cost than that which accompanies the complicated system of culture in vogue in France and Holland.

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  • One of the earliest acts of the new ministry was to lay an embargo upon corn, which was thought necessary in order to prevent a dearth resulting from the unprecedentedly bad harvest of 1766.

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  • The average amount of Turkish opium exported is 7000 chests, but in rare seasons amounts to 12,000 chests, but the yield depends upon fine weather in harvest time, heavy rains washing the opium off the capsules, and lessening the yield to a considerable extent.

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  • The Latin word itself has various meanings: (1) the produce of the year's harvest; (2) all means of subsistence, especially grain stored in the public granaries for provisioning the city; (3) the market-price of commodities, especially corn; (4) a direct tax in kind, levied in republican times in several provinces, chiefly employed in imperial times for distribution amongst officials and the support of the soldiery.

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  • But there can be little doubt that the population of England and Wales increased very slowly for centuries, owing largely to want of intercommunication, which led to famines, more or less severeit being a common occurrence that, while one county, with a good harvest, was enjoying abundance, the people of the adjoining one were starving.

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  • Idyll vii., the Harvest Feast (eaXUVla), is the most important of the bucolic poems. The scene is laid in the isle of Cos.

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  • is occupied by Idyll vii., the " Harvest Feast.

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  • If an industrious man suffered a loss, he delighted to make it good; if the harvest was bad, he was liberal in the remission of tithes.

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  • The custom of the country gradually took the shape of a simultaneous resettlement of all conditions of rural occupation about St George's day (November 24), that is after the gathering of the harvest and the practical winding up of rural work.

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  • Of these the last or winter rice is by far the most extensively cultivated, and forms the great harvest of the year.

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  • Harvest takes place in December or January.

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  • The wide fluctuations in Rumanian commerce are largely due to the dependence of the country on the grain harvest.

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  • Owing to the Transvaal War and other causes, the money market was most unfavourable, especially in Germany; and there was an almost entire failure of the harvest.

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  • The time at which his festival was held (after harvest and seed-sowing), the nature of its ceremonies and amusements, his altar at the end of the Circus Maximus always covered with earth except on such occasions, all point to his connexion with the earth.

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  • Carneius (probably "horned") is considered by some to be a pre-Dorian god of cattle, also connected with harvest operations, whose cult was grafted on to that of Apollo; by others, to have been originally an epithet of Apollo, afterwards detached as a separate personality (Farnell, Cults, iv.

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  • At another time a rich farmer held a harvest home, and the Buddha, wishing to preach to him, is said to have taken his almsbowl and stood by the side of the field and begged.

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  • Those who reap this harvest destroy all the weeds of sorrow."

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  • The trees whose fruit reaches the greatest perfection and yield the largest harvest are the apricot, peach, orange and apple.

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  • If that were done, on a given date myriads of cattle more beautiful than those destroyed would issue from the earth, while great fields of corn, ripe and ready for harvest, would instantly appear.

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  • With all these precautions the best seed time is often missed, and this usually proves the prelude to a scanty crop, or to a late and disastrous harvest.

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  • The failure of the harvest of 1788 and a severe winter had caused widespread distress.

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  • The wheat used for this purpose is carefully selected after the harvest of the previous year, and is thoroughly cleaned of foreign seeds.

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  • They begin with the early harvest in Oklahoma, and work northwards up the Missouri and the Red river until the season closes in Manitoba.

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  • Many a strike has occurred in the midst of the harvest because the quality or quantity of the food served was not what it ought to have been.

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  • The harvest labourers begin to arrive from the south about the middle of July, and by the end of this month the harvest is at its 0 height.

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  • The harvest.

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  • One of the big 10,000-acre farms will use up two car-loads of twine in a single harvest, enough to lay a line around the whole coast of England, Ireland and Scotland.

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  • The harvest labourer earns $10 a week everywhere in America.

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  • The harvest lasts from ten days to three weeks, according to the weather.

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  • Including the labour and the wear and tear, it costs about 60 cents an acre to harvest wheat.

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  • August is a rainy month, the time of harvest; night-frosts may begin already about the middle of the month.

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  • Under the category of religious observances may perhaps come those held previously to the departure of the great trading or lakatoi fleet: their taboo-proclaiming customs, their ceremonial and sacred initiation ceremonies for boys and girls on reaching puberty, when masks are worn and the "bull-roarer" swung, as also the harvest festivals, at which great trophies of the produce of field and forest are erected, preparatory to a big feast enlivened with music and dancing.

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  • Near the autumnal equinox this angle is at a minimum; hence the phenomenon of the " harvest moon," when for several successive days the difference of times of rising on one day and the next may be only from 15 to 20 minutes.

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  • But for that harvest the labourers were necessarily few.

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  • The Mantuan peasant was grieved at the notion of his harvest being gathered by barbarian soldiers, and the Irishman could not be better pleased to see his destroyed.

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  • Sacrifices of fowls and sheep are made at many places at sacred stones and altars, both in thanksgiving at times of harvest, &c., and as propitiatory offerings.

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  • But thanks to Mazarin, who completed his work, France gathered in the harvest sown by Richelieu.

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  • The scarcity of money due to the discrediting of the assignats, the cessation of commerce, abroad and on the sea, and the bad harvest of 1793, were added to all these dangers, and formed a serious menace to France and the Convention.

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  • Many of the larger bee-farmers of the United States of America and Canada harvest from 50,000 to 60,000 lb of honey in a single season, and some of them sell the whole crop direct to consumers.

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  • So long as honey is being gathered in plenty drones are tolerated, but no sooner does the honey harvest show signs of being over than they are mercilessly killed and cast out of the hive by the workers, after a brief idle life of about four months' duration.

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  • In his reign gelding is believed to have had its origin, on account of numerous herds of horses belonging to different proprietors grazing together, especially in time of harvest.

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  • PENTECOST, a feast of the Jews, in its original meaning a "harvest feast," as consisting of the first-fruits of human toil (Exod.

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  • 16), extending over the seven weeks which fairly correspond with the duration of the Canaanite harvest.

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  • Hence it was the closing feast of the harvest gladness.

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  • xxxiv 22 (J, in which the harvest festival is called "feast of weeks") we have only a bare statement that the harvest festival took place some weeks after the opening spring festival called Massoth.

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  • q that we find it explicitly stated that seven weeks elapsed between the beginning of the corn-harvest ("when thou puttest the sickle to the corn") and the celebration of the harvest festival (K¢sir).

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  • The first-fruits of the harvest here take the form of a sheaf which is waved by the priest before Yahweh.

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  • It therefore comes near in time to the feast of unleavened cakes rather than to the later harvest festival in the month Sivan called "feast of weeks."

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  • Semo has been variously explained as: (r) one who presides over seed-time and harvest (serere, cf.

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  • Beating the bounds had a religious side in the practice which originated the term Rogation, the accompanying clergy being supposed to beseech (rogare) the divine blessing upon the parish lands for the ensuing harvest.

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  • The snow melted, leaving in its wake a harvest of spring flowers.

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  • It was a poor harvest.

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  • The million-gallon harvest of nature's heated waters was a major tourist attraction.

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  • This year she had been afraid to harvest them because of the dogs.

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  • Somebody will be out here trying to harvest it.

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  • Nature's harvest yields an abundance of evocative scents to woo our senses.

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  • Americana Decor And Home Decor Ideas - visit hometown harvest for country decor, americana decor, patriotic gifts and Americana Decor And Home Decor Ideas - visit hometown harvest for country decor, americana decor, patriotic gifts and americana decor ideas.

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  • Harvest resources from asteroids to build a giant space armada.

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  • H.R. 934 would prohibit the commercial harvest of Atlantic striped bass; no action has been taken on this bill.

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  • Landfill Gas The potential to harvest biogas from landfill waste has been harnessed in sites around the world.

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  • blackberryommon species of bramble are to be found; of blackberries in the autumn there is a rare harvest.

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  • Which blight fungicides can be tank-mixed with Harvest to help protect against tuber blight?

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  • Pest resistance The corn borer destroys up to 7% of the world's maize harvest each year.

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  • bountiful harvest is the first step out of poverty for farmers.

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  • bountiful harvest gifts.

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  • The Trust and Government wildlife advisors English Nature also plan to harvest bracken from sites in East Anglia.

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  • To harvest it would need the forest road bulldozed on through the defile.

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  • bumper harvest in non-GM cotton [10] .

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  • The farmers give their pigs newly baked buns to eat instead of the harvest he delivers to the state owned bakeries.

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  • calyx percentage ranges from 30 to 70% of the dry weight of the seedless floral clusters, depending on variety and harvest date.

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  • More on North Country The Ice Harvest Billy Bob Thornton isn't quite given the kickass script his effortlessly charismatic persona demands.

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  • The evening was rounded off with a few rousing choruses of harvest hymns.

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  • To harvest the cuttings they use a circular saw at ground level.

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  • He who eats during the harvest is not removing clods.

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  • Do not wear dog or cat flea collars on your ankles or cattle ear tags on your shoes to ward off harvest mite larvae.

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  • combine harvesters make short work of the harvest.

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  • Next harvest saw both farmer and yard boy threshing the corn themselves.

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  • corn borer destroys up to 7% of the world's maize harvest each year.

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