Scarcely a tree is spared, even the soil is scraped away, while the thousands of uprooted pines and spruces are piled upon one another heads downward, and tucked snugly in along the sides of the clearing in two windrows, like lateral moraines.
Carefully she scraped every bit of oatmeal out of the container and boiled it for breakfast.
CHAPTER XXVI DISCOVERED A few moments later the little skiff scraped alongside the Bismarck.
The act of drawing out the tubes removes the incrustation; but the tubes should afterward be scraped by drawing them backward and forward between the old files, fixed in a vice, in the form of the letter V. The ends of the tube should then be heated and dressed with the hammer, and plunged while at a blood heat into a bed of sawdust to make them cool soft, so that they may be riveted again with facility.
He could barely scrape together enough money to send Miriam to a boarding-school and to keep himself alive until he could get work.
LeVere came with us, expecting this job would be done before now, for by this time the schooner should be in water again, her sides scraped clean of barnacles, fit for any cruise.
Horseradish, finely scraped, may be served as a garnish; but horseradish sauce is preferable for eating with the beef.
We had gone on famously to this point, scraping through the mud occasionally with success.
Behind him, a door closed, a bar scraped softly into place.
We got into camp that night before dusk, pretty well fagged and wet, and as soon as the coolies came in with our kits, we scraped a hole in the snow and pitched the colonel's small tent.
For this purpose he lightened his vessel, thrust her into some narrow inlet where she would be left high and dry at low water, fastened blocks and tackles to her masts to pull her over on to her bilge, and then scraped her thoroughly from rudder-post to cut-water.
Behind one of these lay a mound of dried leaves, towards which Crusoe darted and commenced scraping violently.
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What is the magic in this tune so that if one hear it even on a cheap piano in an auxiliary hospital, or scraped thinly on a violin in a courtyard of Paris, it thrills one horribly?
His left leg had been surgically scraped to the bone, and I appreciated the exquisite torture to which my awkwardness had subjected him.
It is the opinion of some, that the married couple were not sorry to part; others think that the wife remained behind, solely to scrape together what property she could, and bring up the children.
He replied in the affirmative; and after having related the cause of quarrel, and said that the lie had been given, he continued, "the judge knocked the major right over, and jumped on to him in double quick time--they had it rough and tumble for about ten minutes--Lord J---s Alm----y!--as pretty a scrape as ever you see'd--the judge is a wonderfully lovely fellow."
She gave way briefly, felt him scrape past, and began crawling, following.
Yes, a company of studious paperworms and lean scholars, and niggarly scraping usurers, and a troop of heart-eating, envious persons, and those canker-stomached, spiteful creatures that furnish up commonplace books with other men's faults.
"Does old John still live, who made the barge and scraped the pebble-walks so nicely?"
Her fingers were scraping nervously at the silk of her dress, like the fingers of a child seeking support.
The boy named was sitting by himself, on the end of a form close to the telegraph, moodily scraping up the ground with the spikes of his cricket-shoes.
It is a provable and proven fact that vast tracts of the centre of poor old Ireland were once covered with coal-measures, which have been scraped off in likewise, deprived of inestimable mineral wealth.
The egg should then be gently allowed to fall back on the sand out of the mould; if, however, it adheres, lightly scrape the plaster from the edge of the mould, and then shake it out into the hollow of the hand.
Open a frog's mouth, and with the back of a knife blade gently scrape a little of the membrane from the roof of the mouth.
They were levelling a stretch of newly-turned and smoothed ground, and they pointed with pride to the portion of the work already accomplished, serried rows of spick-and-span headstones, all "plumb," as they explained, and freshly scraped--not a sign of caressing moss or a tendril of vine to be seen.
Take your best "ivory-handled" and scrape it forth.
Scrape the mucous surface firmly with the back of a knife blade, and rub up the scrapings in a mortar with fine sand.
Take care to spit it evenly, that it may not be heavier on one side than the other; put a little clean dripping into the dripping pan (tie a sheet of paper over it to preserve the fat) baste it well as soon as it is put down, and every quarter of an hour all the time it is roasting, till the last half-hour; then take off the paper and make some gravy for it, stir the fire and make it clear; to brown and froth it, sprinkle a little salt over it, baste it with butter, and dredge it with flour; let it go a few minutes longer, till the froth rises, take it up, put it on the dish, &c. Garnish it with horseradish, scraped as fine as possible with a very sharp knife.
A.--Both faces must first be planed, then filed according to the indications of a metallic straight edge, and subsequently of a thick metallic face plate, and finally scraped very carefully until the face plate bears equally all over the surface.
I found it and scraped at the door, feverishly, for the keyhole.
Barbara pictured the exhausted men scraping feebly when the sea was calm and the sun did not touch the vessel's side.
His leathers and boots were doubtless clean this morning; but are now afflicted with elephantiasis, being three inches deep in solid mud, which his old groom is scraping off as fast as he can.
I permitted not my ardour to overcome my discretion, however; for I took care to set my foot upon the letter, and scraped it farther from her, as it were behind her chair.
Having thrice performed this revolution, by which time I was as flat as a pancake, I was eventually scraped off by a porter and upbraided for joy-riding.
Then I noticed that they wore no hats, their fresh suits were grimy with a gray dust like cement, the knees of their stockings and underwear were worn completely through to red, scratched skin, and the tips entirely scraped from their shoes.
Now after a week the hair was easily scraped off and the hide, cleaned and trimmed of all loose ends and tags, was spread out--soft, white, and supple.
"I've known the time when five thousand wasn't as much money as it is right now, Mark----" "I've got it, if I scrape deep.
The chief difficulty in removing the latter is experienced in the lateral lacunae of the frog, where it is most conveniently scraped away with a spoon or sharp curette.
With an iron instrument she constantly scraped the skin, throwing water upon it.
Fid scraped his foot, and made a low bow, in acknowledgment of the compliment; and then, depositing his little tarpaulin hat on the deck of the poop, he very composedly, and, as he flattered himself, very understandingly, disposed of his person to take the desired view.
And in this connection it is well to advise the operator that the thinness of the keratogenous membrane (the laminal portion of it) should warn him that the portion of it to be turned up--namely, that forming the tip of the flap--should be scraped away quite close to the os pedis.
Five men stand in a row on each side of the table, armed with scrapers, and, as piggy passes down, he gets scraped cleaner and cleaner, till the last polishes him as smooth as a yearling baby.
The blade was scraped down all over, beautifully scraped, as though someone had sand-papered it with care, making it so thin that the first vigorous stroke must have snapped it off at the elbow.
In coming home a slight accident to the cars obliged us to walk about a mile, and I must needs fall into a hole in the bridge which we were crossing, and bruise and scrape one knee quite badly.
S'funny all right--an' that's fuf-funnier," he added as Luke and his chair scraped backward to avoid the drip. "
Then his chair scraped audibly upon the floor as he pushed it from him.
With more bowing and scraping Don Lopez amiably but firmly declines to accept any refusal of his offer or to talk of business before his debt of gratitude is paid.
A low thump on the bottom, directly beneath me, drew my head over the side, and I found the fore-yard, as it might be, a cock-bill, with one end actually scraping along the ship's bottom.
He did, indeed, scream and scrape most abominably.