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Usage examples for Earing

  1. Springtime and the sowing of the corn are full of delight, yet I look forward eagerly to the earing of the corn and the fall of the leaf." – The Princess Pocahontas by Virginia Watson
  2. It's a hard life, the sea, and Sam here'll bear me out when I say that bein' hit on the head with a belayin' pin while tryin' to pick up the weather earing is an experience that no man wants twice. – The Magic Pudding by Norman Lindsay
  3. There has existed but one occasion for introducing to the reader the mate who filled the station in the ship next to that of Earing – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  4. Then he made a village and taking up his abode therein, applied himself to serving one there in earing and seeding and the like. – Supplemental Nights, Volume 1 by Richard F. Burton
  5. Earing faced his Commander in silence, perfectly conscious that nothing he could utter contained an argument like this. – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  6. For these two years hath the famine been in the land: and yet there are five years, in the which there shall neither be earing nor harvest. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  7. There is the prospect of a breeze coming in from the sea, Mr Earing we will get our topsails to the mast- heads again, and be in readiness for it. – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  8. " I am very sure you didn't," Farrar returned, as he hauled out a reef earing – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  9. Ah I may never such for me O'er- fertile prove, or make too stout a show At the first earing – The Georgics by Virgil
  10. For several days we made tolerably fair progress, but on the 2nd of December a gale of wind sprang up, and carried away our jury- main- topmast and top- yard, and split the sail from clew to earing – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  11. In the mean time, Earing proceeded steadily to perform what he had just promised. – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  12. By heavens, Earing I'll drive the 'Caroline' out of water but I'll leave him!" – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  13. Asking nothing by word or look, he proved himself under her eyes- first on deck; first in the rigging; the best man at a weather- earing the best at the wheel; quick, obedient, intelligent, and respectful, winning the admiration of his mates, the jealous ill will of the officers, but no sign of interest or approval from her until to- night- the ninety- second day of the passage. – "Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea by Morgan Robertson
  14. 15. An ordinary reader of our time cannot without assistance fully understand these passages, because the words " earing leasing," and " let" convey to his mind either no idea at all or a wrong idea. – Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler