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Women, when they are no longer warm, are colder than the deadliest catarrh wind scything across these islands.
And the love-songs of the wood-pigeons never ceased, nor the faint swish of scything.
THE DARK FLOWERJOHN GALSWORTHY
Everyone, including Mrs Dinkman, seemed convinced that scything was the solution.
There, to my horror, were three men scything the rushes along a ditch which passed a few feet from me.
Peasants everywhere are scything weeds and burning them in smoking heaps.
The gardener was scything the grass between the trees, whistling softly to himself.
NOTWITHSTANDINGMARY CHOLMONDELEY
The scything had begun, and she took off her pince-nez to watch it.
HOWARDS ENDE. M. FORSTER
Just down below were a family of peasants scything and gathering in the grass.
THE DARK FLOWERJOHN GALSWORTHY

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