The scything had begun, and she took off her pince-nez to watch it.
The gardener was scything the grass between the trees, whistling softly to himself.
Peasants everywhere are scything weeds and burning them in smoking heaps.
And the love-songs of the wood-pigeons never ceased, nor the faint swish of scything.
Everyone, including Mrs Dinkman, seemed convinced that scything ...