When I got a little bigger, I had to take a little hoe and dig weeds out of de crop.
He had de slaves dig trenches 'cross de road and tie grape vines over it.
Bout all we did on Sunday was to dig ginseng and fish.
Therefore we have begun to bestow our righteous labor upon it, and we shall trust the Spirit for a blessing upon our labor, resolving not to dig up any man's propriety until they freely give us it.
See A Declaration of the Bloody and Unchristian Acting of William Star and John Taylor of Walton, with divers men in women's apparell, in opposition to those that dig upon St. Georges Hill.
We deny that we have trespassed against those three men, or Mr. Drake either, or that we should trespass against any, if we should dig up and plough for a livelihood upon any of the waste land in England.
A Declaration of the Bloody and Unchristian Acting of William Star and John Taylor of Walton, with diverse men in women's apparel, in opposition to those that dig upon St. Georges Hill.
Can clouds give buboes, ulcers, blotches, Or from your noses dig out notches?
In order to destroy them, the natives diglong trenches, into which they are driven, when, unable to leap out, they are easily buried and destroyed.
He can also, with them, dig into the ground; and when the weight of his body is not too great, they enable him to climb trees, although not with the speed of his black brother of the plains.
The armadillo, without fur or wool or bristles, has in their stead a movable shell placed on his back, so formed that he can roll himself up in a ball, while with his sharp claws he can dig rapidly into the earth to escape his foes.
When the frames are placed, dig out the alleys one foot deep to receive linings of hot dung, which may be banked op against both the back and front of the frame.
I'll never dig in Quarry of an heart 25 to have no part, Nor roast in fiery eyes, which alwayes are Canicular.
According to the Sicilian belief, when one dreams of brood-hens with chickens in uninhabited and deserted houses, it is a sign that there are treasures hidden in these houses, and one must go to dig them up.
Notwithstanding the fact that his medical services had been declined, Dave began almost at once to search for herbs, dig for roots, and gather certain pungent leaves and twigs.
Well, we'll dig out a basin in the hard clean sand and wash them in that.
They live in clefts of rocks, hollow trees, or deep holes which they digfor themselves in the earth, and are much esteemed by Creoles for the sweetness of their meat.
Another practice of these Obeah people is to dig a hole before the door of a house where the resident is obnoxious to them, and in it place their favourite commodities--old rags and pieces of glass bottle.
But Dighad his line fastened to the fork of the saddle and the yearling could not pull Poke over.
He said he might have dropped them back where they camped," Dig said reflectively.
Then he wouldn't have caved in this shaft," Dig said slowly.
Wait till father comes," Dig said, almost sobbing, and seeing how badly his chum felt.
From the way these men set to work you might have thought that they would dig away the whole bluff in about five minutes; but they didn't.
Idiot," said he, "if that is your way of thinking you might as well say that if a well caves in you should never again dig for water, or that nobody should have a cellar under his house for fear that the house should fall into it.
The foreman of the ice-men examined everything, and said they must dig down to you from above.
This seemed to me like very good sense, and if I had had a man I should have ordered him to go down to the pit and dig up any lumps of ice he might find and bring them to the house.
When they had dug a hole so deep that it became difficult to throw up the gravel from the bottom, I suggested that they should dig at some other place.