Oxen, usually yoked in teams of eight, were used for ploughing.
Two horses, yoked on either side of the pole, pulled the chariot, which was driven by a charioteer.
Others are unequally yoked to unbelievers, every day proving how unequal the yoke is.
Then the hide was stuffed with grass and yoked to a plough; the participants were charged with ox murder and each laid the blame on the other; finally the axe was thrown into the sea.
Ten days later, the plaintiff crossed the fence in upon the land, with a law agent, a witness and a pair of horses yoked or harnessed, and in a loud voice stated the amount of the debt and called upon the defendant to pay it according to law.
He obtains a magic glass cage, yoked with eight griffins, flies through the clouds, and, thanks to enchanters who know the language of birds, gets information as to their manners and customs, and ultimately receives their submission.
Another ritual, fascinating for the glimpse it affords of very old-world thought, is that of the Diipolia, the yearly sacrifice to Zeus Polieus on the Acropolis at Athens.6 In this an ox was slaughtered with ceremonies unique in Greece; the priest who slew him fled and remained in exile for a period, and the axe that was used was tried, condemned and flung into the sea; the hide of the slain ox was stuffed with hay, and this effigy of the ox was yoked to the plough and feigned to be alive.
yoked together with unbelievers.
1844), an associate editor, known as the "Burlington Hawk Eye Man," who in 1903 entered the Baptist ministry and became pastor of the Temple Baptist church in Los Angeles, California, and among whose publications are Hawkeyetems (1877), Hawkeyes (1879), and Smiles Yoked with Sighs (igoo).
The autumnal subsidence of the river was followed by shallow ploughing performed by oxen yoked to clumsy wooden ploughs, the clods being afterwards levelled with wooden hoes by hand.
Unwilling to go, he feigned madness, ploughing a field sown with salt with an ox and an ass yoked together; but Palamedes discovered his deceit by placing his infant child Telemachus in front of the plough; Odysseus afterwards revenged himself by compassing the death of Palamedes.
She drove twelve spotted horses yoked to the high band wagon of a road circus.
Although the traditional Hawaiian wedding dress, known at a holoku, was a fitted, yoked gown, today's Hawaiian wedding gowns offer dozens of style choices.
Remember 2 Corinthians 6:14: "Do not be unevenly yoked with unbelievers." This Biblical injunction is a reminder that a relationship with a non-Christian necessarily lacks a fundamental agreement of values.
Yoked Nightgowns: These nightgowns have a yoke panel in the front that is stitched with seasonal elements to cheer up a gown.
Yoked Neckline Nightgowns: A neckline with a yoke adds more interest than a plain one, and there will be a good degree of fullness over the breasts as well.
The isolated the motion parallax cue by constructing a random dot display that was yoked to the movement of the head.
waggondrove twelve spotted horses yoked to the high band wagon of a road circus.
The Bible says: Do not be yoked together with unbelievers.
There are native names for the plough, so it may be assumed that some form of that implement, worked by oxen, yoked together with a simple straight yoke, was in use in early times.
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