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I humbly thank him, and shall sleep the lighter for the fardel's loss.

Cattle are most commonly attacked by fardel in summer and autumn, when they are able to get at tough, strong, and hard grass.

He threw down his burden in triumph at the hearth-side, shouting merrily, Ass and fardel!

Who can endure to leave the Future all unguessed, and sit tamely down to groan under the fardel of the Present?

What though the world once went hard with me, when I was fain to carry my fardel a foot-back?

Then, seizing the good subprior in his teeth, he rushed round the field, swinging him as though he were a fardel of old clothes.

The maiden's future is a fardel upon my shoulders now, and they are not over strong. '

I trembled for fear in his virtuous scorn he should take his fardel away again.

WORD ORIGIN

"bundle, burden," c.1300, from Old French fardel (13c., Modern French fardeau) "parcel, package, small pack," diminutive of farde, perhaps from Arabic fardah "package."

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