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Example sentences for "glean"

Lexicographically close words:
gleamed; gleaming; gleamings; gleams; gleamy; gleaned; gleaner; gleaners; gleaning; gleanings
  1. When she was risen up to glean, Boaz commanded his young men, saying, Let her glean even among the sheaves, and don't reproach her.

  2. So she kept fast by the maidens of Boaz, to glean to the end of barley harvest and of wheat harvest; and she lived with her mother-in-law.

  3. Don't go to glean in another field, neither pass from hence, but abide here fast by my maidens.

  4. Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor.

  5. Boaz commanded his young men saying, Let her glean even among the sheaves, and reproach her not: And let fall also some of the handfuls of purpose for her, and leave them, and rebuke her not.

  6. So she kept fast by the maidens of Boaz to glean unto the end of barley harvest and of wheat harvest: and dwelt with her mother-in-law.

  7. It emitted nothing from which he might glean a reliable idea of the disposition of affairs within its jealous bosom.

  8. His eyes eagerly tried to glean from the Emperor's impassive face some trace of the bent of his thoughts, but without result.

  9. So she kept fast by the maidens of Boaz to glean unto the end of barley harvest and of wheat harvest; and dwelt with her mother-in-law.

  10. And Ruth said unto Naomi, "Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find grace.

  11. Go not to glean in another field, neither go from hence, but abide here fast by my maidens.

  12. At the beginning of the seventh century we glean our last notice of any event connected with the commerce and maritime enterprise of the Romans; and the same period introduces us to the rising power and commerce of the Arabians.

  13. We must turn to the northern nations of Europe, Sweden, Denmark and Russia, and glean what few important materials we can respecting their commerce during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

  14. In the afternoon they rose to work again, and Boaz told the reapers to let the girl glean among the sheaves, and pull out a handful here and there; and she gleaned there till the sun went down over the hills.

  15. When she told Naomi where she had been, her mother said that Boaz was a relative of her own; and the elder woman was glad indeed to hear that he had given Ruth leave to glean in his fields during the whole of the harvest time.

  16. Rodolph, surprised at the fresh coincidence which brought under his notice the very individual from whom, or from whose confidential housekeeper, he expected to glean so many particulars relative to La Goualeuse.

  17. Yes," I replied, in wonder that she should thus evince such a strong desire to glean the nature of my business.

  18. The long, gloomy days dragged by, but no tidings could I glean of Sonia Korolenko.

  19. They sail through the air without any effort, wings outspread and beak wide open, and thus glean their harvest of winged insects as they skim along.

  20. We return now to Marlette and while drinking a cup of coffee prepared for us by the hospitable caretaker, glean the following facts in regard to the history and uses of Marlette Lake.

  21. By which," interrupted the writer, with a faint smile, "we glean our scanty subsistence.

  22. I shall therefore here again glean what I have omitted on former days.

  23. Let me now go back, and glean Johnsoniana.

  24. When she spoke of Freddie, his name was linked with Lola Parsons, and Andy could not glean that she had ever gone anywhere alone with him.

  25. A fleeting hope that, if he followed the trail of Stranger, he might glean a garment or two that had slipped loose, died almost before it lived.

  26. Then Boaz spoke kindly to Ruth, telling her not to go to any other field to glean, but to stay with his maidens and glean in his field.

  27. What I could do to help him, I could not think; but I determined if possible to glean something from the palpably cunning rogue who had come on the errand.

  28. From this kind of evidence we glean still further traits.

  29. In the absence of actual examples, we are driven to glean what information we can from other sources.

  30. O hapless we--unless your generous care Bids us no more lament that Spring is fair, But plenteous glean from the dramatic soil, The vernal harvest of our winter's toil.

  31. Let her glean even among the sheaves, and reproach her not.

  32. WE have been into the cornfields to glean with Boaz and Ruth; and I trust that the timid and faint-hearted have been encouraged to partake of the handfuls which are let fall on purpose for them by the order of our generous Lord.

  33. If we have not faith enough to partake of either of these sheaves, we may glean around the choice sheaves of redemption by the blood of Christ.

  34. He who is permitted to glean in it will gather bread enough and to spare, for the land brings forth by handfuls.

  35. It is a high and charming mystery that our Lord Jesus is the Husband of his church; and sure he may well let his spouse glean among the sheaves; for all that he possesses is hers already.

  36. Alas, our faith is so little that we rather glean than reap; we are straitened in ourselves, not in our God.

  37. This is the field for the Lord's choicest ones to glean in.

  38. Go and glean where the Lord has opened the gate for you.

  39. The great Husbandman has another field called Promise field; of that I shall not need to speak, for I hope you often enter it and glean from it.

  40. Visit the doctrine field daily, and glean in it with the utmost diligence.

  41. The Duke of Guise, however, was too much accustomed to sifting the various rumours of the day, not to be able to glean some true information from the midst of these conflicting statements.

  42. There followed a number of movements which I did not understand, and about which I could glean no information.

  43. Naturally I supposed that we were near the enemy; but Folstoffle spoke not a word of either French or English, and no communication of any kind was made to me or to the men: we were left to glean information from the "march of events.

  44. Without knowing what had happened, neither John nor Felix liked to make inquiry at the police station, nor did they care to try and glean knowledge from the hotel people by questions that might lead to gossip.

  45. On the other hand, she would certainly glean from Clara a garbled understanding of the recent events at Joyfields, if she were not first told of them by himself.

  46. But, not to be disgusted or deterred, whenever she can glean one pretty enough, she brings it to me.

  47. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "glean" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    accumulate; amass; assemble; clear; collect; conclude; conjecture; crop; cull; cut; deduce; derive; dig; exceptionally; excerpt; extract; fetch; find; gain; garner; gather; get; glean; grub; harvest; hay; heap; induce; infer; nut; pick; pluck; reap; reason; scrape; select; sift; winnow