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She was very glib with the sheep and the geese, but the grindstone made her head ache, and she gave it up.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Probably she had never heard of the grindstone, or the sheep, and could not work out the problems if she had.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
These people had travelled with our caravan for two days, each carrying the heavy grindstone in turns.
The Indians took the boy who had been turning the grindstone, young Slocum, and his sister Frances, and prepared to depart.
When Osmo found she was firm, he went secretly and broke the old grindstone into small pieces.
MIGHTY MIKKOPARKER FILLMORE
This is true whether it has reference to a grindstone, emery, corundum wheel, or a plain oil stone.
A grindstone with one side harder than the other can have its flinty side softened by immersing that part in boiled linseed oil.
One night we were awakened by hearing the grindstone going, and father went to the door to see who was using it.
He deemed that the proper time had arrived for putting his personal ax upon the whirling grindstone.
BLUE GOOSEFRANK LEWIS NASON
Minerals; immense bodies of limestone, grindstone quarries, iron ore and coal.

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