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Example sentences for "gleaning"

Lexicographically close words:
gleamy; glean; gleaned; gleaner; gleaners; gleanings; gleann; gleans; gleba; glebe
  1. Maiden, joyous or tearful, Where art thou gleaning now?

  2. Weary of laughing, to make others laugh, Weary of gleaning for nothing but chaff, Of giving the whole, and receiving but half.

  3. In this wide gleaning in the field of letters--a rich harvest from able and brilliant pens--the gleaner hereby expresses grateful appreciation of these transplanted values.

  4. The gleaners were busily gleaning The yellow corn scattered around; The waggons, all heavily laden, Were tracing with furrows the ground.

  5. But the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim are better than the vintage of Abiezer.

  6. Isa 17:6) Thus you see what gleaning is left in the vineyard, after the vintage is in; two or three here, four or five there.

  7. Yet gleaning grapes shall be left in it, as the shaking of an olive tree, two or three berries in the top of the uppermost bough, four or five in the outmost fruitful branches thereof, saith the LORD God of Israel.

  8. When thus it shall be in the midst of the land among the people, there shall be as the shaking of an olive tree, and as the gleaning grapes when the vintage is done.

  9. Gleaning up prisoners and refugees as they went, with the railway engineers working like bees behind them, the force still swept unchecked upon its way.

  10. Walking further, we came upon six women in a field of wheat, gleaning the single heads which had prematurely ripened and broken over upon the ground between the rows soon to be harvested.

  11. To facilitate the collection of such food materials sections of the canal are often drained in the manner already described, so that gleaning may be done by hand, wading in the mud.

  12. Cattle were grazing among the graves and with them a flock of some 250 of the brown Chinese geese, two-thirds grown, was watched by boys, gleaning their entire living from the grave lands and adjacent water.

  13. In the afternoon all the young people started for the hills, gleaning the earliest flowers, and feasting their eyes on the sunlit landscapes veiled with soft haze from the abundant moisture with which the air was charged.

  14. In the autumn Jasmin went gleaning in the cornfields, for it was his greatest pleasure to bring home some additional help for the family needs.

  15. If grapegatherers come to thee, would they not leave some gleaning grapes?

  16. Is not the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer?

  17. He did not lose an instant in seeking the aid of the police, but I was even then astern of the Labrador, and the keen search which the New York detectives had made was fruitless even in gleaning any tidings of me.

  18. Gleaning Ruth: For the story of Ruth's gleaning in the fields of Boaz, see the book of Ruth, ii.

  19. He had been probably gleaning among the shell-fish along shore.

  20. Gleaning the papers in search of that which is really useful, candid, and fair seems too much like hunting for grains of wheat in a chaos of chaff.

  21. It seems as though the old happy gleaning days were also numbered.

  22. The hour at which gleaning may begin is made known in some parishes by the church bell tolling at eight o'clock, after which the children troop off with their mothers to the wide fields.

  23. Reverend sir, you are not angry at my gleaning a few sticks?

  24. True, I have not let the harvest pass without gleaning plentifully--and, better still, I have secured the reward of many an anxious scheme.

  25. If grape pickers came to you, wouldn't they leave some gleaning grapes?

  26. If grape gatherers came to you, would they not leave some gleaning grapes?

  27. Isn't the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer?

  28. In those days, it was like the times of Boaz and Ruth, and women went gleaning in the fields: a sight we seldom see now, in these days of machinery, when the plough follows swiftly after the reaping machine.

  29. But on the very day of her loss she had been at the Library, examining the current numbers of all the illustrated papers, in the hope of gleaning some hint as to editorial tastes.

  30. She made a pretty picture in her white gown, standing shoulder-high among the brown stalks, her slender fingers deftly gleaning from such as showed no rust.

  31. A gleaning of some moment is the tearing down of the old Reuger building to give place to a new and more modern structure of ten stories.

  32. An entertaining gleaning is that respecting "Fairfield race track," situated on the Mechanicsville Turnpike.

  33. He would begin by helping the sweet-faced daughter-in-law who had chanced to come gleaning upon his land.

  34. Boaz was very rich, and nothing was too good for his fair young wife, whom he had first seen humbly gleaning in his harvest field.

  35. Those among which the Sun was at harvest, were called those of the Gleaning Virgin, holding a Sheaf of Wheat (VIRGO).

  36. Virgo named because of the Gleaning Virgin at Harvest, 446-m.

  37. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "gleaning" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    accumulation; collection; crop; cumulation; cutting; gathering; gleaning; harvest; harvesting