Halfway up the stairs they were almost knocked over by some men who, carrying pails, came running downstairs, their boots clattering.
Old trees are selected, from the bark of which it is observed to ooze in the early summer; holes are bored in the trunk, somewhat inclined upward towards the centre of the stem, in which, between the layers of wood, the turpentine is said to collect in small lacunae; wooden gutters placed in these holes convey the viscous fluid into little wooden pails hung on the end of each gutter; the secretion flows slowly all through the summer months, and a tree in proper condition yields from 6 to 8 Ib a year, and will continue to give an annual supply for thirty or forty years, being, however, rendered quite useless for timber by subjection to this process.
There are several weak points in this reasoning, and a more accurate way of determining the best proportions is to try different mixtures of cement, stones and sand, filling them into different pails of the same size, and then ascertaining, by weighing the pails, which mixture is the densest.
The wood of the aspen is very light and soft, though tough; it is employed by coopers, chiefly for pails and herring-casks; it is also made into butchers' trays, pack-saddles, and various articles for which its lightness recommends it; sabots are also made of it in France, and in medieval days it was valued for arrows, especially for those used in target practice; the bark is used for tanning in northern countries; cattle and deer browse greedily on the young shoots and abundant suckers.
long is driven into the tree, and the milk is received in iron pails.
Men who could be hired to carry pails of water up to the tenement flats were called caddies.
pails of milk were more easily transported with the extra support from the yoke.
Dirty water or empty pails were commonly punished by pinching or lameness.
Beside these were long rows of wooden pails and dairy utensils, with shining ranks of tinware and pewter platters and pots.
The right-hand carving appears to show someone carrying what look like water pails.
Instead, he is carrying milk in open pails hung from a wooden yoke across his shoulders.
Use metal pails to hold magazines or firewood.
Fill small plastic pails in your wedding colors halfway with sand.
Using fall and harvest oriented containers instead of predictable glass vases; copper or aluminum pails, dark wicker baskets, and hollowed out gourds are great fall containers for floral arrangements.
Place candy in tiny beach pails, cover with cellophane or tulle, and finish with a ribbon and tag.
Use plastic beach pails for a fun favor, or painted metal pails for an elegant yet whimsical look.
Parents should remove all water from containers, such as pails and buckets, immediately after use.
In other words, you'll find all the typical beach gear like beach balls, sun hats and pails, but they are not sold in a set.
Hershey: Possibly the most widely recognized brand, there are many Hershey gift options, including traditional baskets, tins, towers, pails, and more.
Find a container of some sort; if you are purchasing it for a guy, you can find pails with beer or college logos on the outside and for a girl, you can purchase a container made out of glass or with a pretty design on the outside.
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