136 collocations for reaping
Equally improbable did it seem that any thugs of the town would expect to reap any harvest from robbing three midshipmen.
He preferred to send others who should do his fighting for him, to embroil his opponents one with another, and then reap the fruit of their mutual exhaustion.
Someone ought to be reaping the benefit of it.
Of this his then wealthier partner reaped all the subsequent advantage.
Let it go where labor will garner a richer harvest, and industry reap a better reward for its toil.
What profit may I reap, That want my father to conduct us home? LECTORIUS.
So God rewarded Jacob by giving him more light: by not leaving him to himself, and his own darkness and meanness, but opening his eyes to understand the wondrous things of God's law, and showing him how God's law is everlasting, righteous, not to be escaped by any man; how every action brings forth its appointed fruit; how those who sow the wind will reap the whirlwind.
He plants and reaps no corn and grain.
Together they fortified themselves strongly with sun-dried brick walls and blockhouses, and, living safely through the winter, were able to reap crops that yielded ample provision for the ensuing year.
Why should he not pass on alone, perfectly composed, and reap the field of glory unsupported?
Since from such Heads and Hearts, the Monarch reaps his Glory, and the Kingdom receives its Safety and Tranquility.
Verna Arvey (A); 16Jan67; R402648. ASHLEY, DAVID H. Reap the wild wind.
If no one else reaped honor and glory from this Ferrarese war, Lorenzo undoubtedly did so.
That is no light task to undertake, and when we consider that since his deposition, now nine years ago, that policy has reaped results undreamed of perhaps by him, we can see how far-sighted his cunning was.
The women all work in the clearings; sowing, and weeding, and reaping the rice, barley, and other crops.
It was literally "golden," for Emmanuel the Fortunate, who reaped the harvest sown by Henry the Navigator, was the wealthiest monarch in Europe, and gave his name to the "Emmanueline" style of architecture, a florid Gothic which achieves miracles of ostentation and sometimes of beauty.
They have sown to the flesh, and they will of the flesh reap corruption.
He, however, reaped no new laurels when he came into contact with Frederick Henry, who, on almost every occasion, particularly that of the siege of Breda, in 1637, carried his object in spite of all opposition.
It needed time, however, to reap the consequences of this victory and to Romanize the land.
He sows, he reaps the harvest's gain; We share the toil, and share the grain.
"I climb that was a clod, I run whose steps were slow, I reap the very wheat of God That once had none to sow!"
"It is of the clemency of the Serenissimo," said that inflexible voice, "that the Lady Marina reaps not the penalty of her flight and of her disloyalty to the State, since she hath sought to place her private judgment beyond the wisdom of the rulers of Venice.
Stay, she meanes Constantine, He that I found infolded in her closet, Reaping the honour which a thousand Lords Have fail'd in seeking in a lawful course.
Whereupon seven monsters, like himself, came toward him with reaping hooks in their hands, each hook about the largeness of six scythes.
The reason was, they did not know whether they should remain on the same estate long enough to reap their provisions, should they plant any.