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Its backbone should be the study of biology and its substance should be the threshing out of the burning questions of our day.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
And when they came unto the threshing-floor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand to hold the Ark; for the oxen stumbled.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The cause of it was that the French owner had brought a threshing machine and was threshing out his wheat.
Over the good things at our corner table we did a little threshing on our own account—and got a lot more chaff and no grain.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
There was no decent shelter to be found and so I gladly set up my bed on the threshing floor, and slept under the starry sky.
One day, when Smith was threshing in the field, his cruel taskmaster beat him severely, although he had done nothing wrong.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
In my first visit to the place we pitched a tent on the threshing floor outside the village.
The water is alive with them, churning and threshing over one another like a pot full of eels.
Mr. Grey had forsaken his farm and his threshing, and was waiting to receive them.
TWO LITTLE TRAVELLERSFRANCES BROWNE ARTHUR
Mr. Grile hastened to proffer a paper of tobacco, which disappeared like a wisp of oats drawn into a threshing machine.

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