In this respect, my company was winnowed by my mere distance from town.
reap where I have not sowed, and gather where I have not winnowed?
Any unwanted cherries or other material not winnowed away can be picked out from the top of the sieve.
winnowed away can be picked out from the top of the sieve.
You knew that I reap where I have not sowed, and gather where I have not winnowed?
If the essence of Christianity is winnowed down to a bare imitation of the Man Jesus, and his religion is accepted as Buddhists accept the religion of Buddha, still it cannot be denied that the early Christians put their trust in Christ rather than his religion.
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