From the uplands he could get a view of the shaded cut part of the meadow below, with its grayish ridges of cut grass, and the black heaps of coats, taken off by the mowers at the place from which they had started cutting.
He was in front of all, and cut his wide row without bending, as though playing with the scythe.
Sometimes they cut
down trees of the largest size and then cull the branches, the bark of which is most to their taste.
One with a swift stroke cut the throat; another with two swift strokes severed the head, which fell to the floor and vanished through a hole.
His cleaver had a blade about two feet long, and he never made but one cut; he made it so neatly, too, that his implement did not smite through and dull itself--there was just enough force for a perfect cut, and no more.
“It was cut
with a knife—a sharp blade and a long handle—the man was afraid of the dogs.”
My case was this: it was to be a large tree which was to be cut
down, because my board was to be a broad one.
If I was boss I'd cut
the wages of any man that listened to them."
`I begun to scream, and the men run to stop the horses, but the belt had sucked him down, and by the time they got her stopped, he was all beat and cut
So far so good, but it next occurred to my recollection that a taut hawser, suddenly cut
, is a thing as dangerous as a kicking horse.
"Well, I'm going to try, for I'm very hungry," she decided, and took a thin slice of the white breast of turkey which the shaggy man cut
for her, as well as a bit of bread and butter.
As soon as he reached home, Geppetto took his tools and began to cut
and shape the wood into a Marionette.