Having each some shingles of thought well dried, we sat and whittled them, trying our knives, and admiring the clear yellowish grain of the pumpkin pine.
It passed its second reading, but was considerably whittled down in committee, and when eventually it became law it only partially represented its sponsor's intentions.
whittled away, they have lost their grip over the people.
bandy moot figure bandied around by the press was 12 regions, whittled down from a weighty 27 applications that had eventually flowed in.
Perhaps this is why they are only very gradually being whittled down with each new hymnal that comes out.
whittled the longlist down to a shortlist, and the five eventual winners are unveiled today.
After much singing, forgetting the words and deliberation the judges whittled it down to just seven acts each.
The three tables that started were gradually whittled down to a final table, producing a few surprises along the way.
With the numbers being slowly whittled, Matt will need your support to help him reach the final on Monday night.
whittled down to 16 for a live performance at Castle Hall in Hertford in June.
I quickly whittled down the choices by selecting the Lake District, which has the advantage of good surfaces and plenty of paths.
whittled down the number of contributors to Debbie (violin) and himself on bass.
But after hours of deliberation, they whittled the longlist down to a shortlist, and the five eventual winners are unveiled today.
Where such control over land has been whittled away, they have lost their grip over the people.
The singers will then be whittled down to 16 for a live performance at Castle Hall in Hertford in June.
That is, until Andy tactfully whittled down the number of contributors to Debbie (violin) and himself on bass.
These semi-finalists are eventually whittled down to four finalists, who must present a commercial segment of their inventions.
Groups of enemies seem to really hate Colton, but with his excellent marksmanship, any overwhelming odds was whittled away to nothing.
A half hour later I was ready to abandon the project and switch to beer, but a friend took over my shift and whittled further away at a crack I had created.
Until they are whittled down to that ten, viewers vote on a certain couple, rather than an individual.
Volume 8 is also longer in length (another fifty-five minutes) than Volume 9, but this time the cast as been whittled down to just eight stunning beauties.
What waist cinchers do in general is give the appearance of a more whittled middle than you normally have.
In another change to the previous format, the 190 contestants who made it to round two in Hollywood were whittled down to two groups - one of 12 men and one of 12 women.
The pool of contestants is then whittled down to two, and these two contestants work together on a final project while Sean Combs decides who to actually hire as an assistant.
The men who caught her eye were allowed to take her on dates and she eventually whittled her choices down to two men.
In the third season of the show, he whittled the crop of girls down to Thing 2 and Black, and this time, he picked Thing 2.
The ten semi-finalists are then whittled down to five finalists, courtesy of viewers' votes.
Once the initial group of interior designers is whittled down to a group of finalists, they then compete in an elimination challenge to determine the winner of the show.
The twenty are quickly whittled down to ten finalists after challenges designed to test their strength, poise, personalities, and abilities are judged.
After a pool of finalists is chosen, the group is whittled down further.
After the contestants have been whittled down, usually when there are between eight and 12 contestants left, the tribes are merged into a single tribe.
Trying to identify which science fiction shows can be whittled down onto a list of only the top 5 means you have to apply very specific and subjective criteria to the list.
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