Say, but this gold-digging is no fun, no matter how you do it, is it?
There is, of course, a good deal of excitement and anxiety about gold-digging.
"I was interrupted in a story of gold-digging last evening," he said blandly.
I suppose no one in Cariboo ever made a sum like that by gold-digging, eh?
His conception of gold-digging impressed me as being literary.