Removing the weeds, putting fresh soil about the bean
stems, and encouraging this weed which I had sown, making the yellow soil express its summer thought in bean
leaves and blossoms rather than in wormwood and piper and millet grass, making the earth say beans
instead of grass -- this was my daily work.
thanked him most prettily, but as the tailor used black thread, all beans
since then have a black seam.
and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear.
When the beans
were finally cooked, Daylight ran part of them into a bag of flour-sacking a foot and a half long and three inches in diameter.
After awhile it seemed to me that my oats came very short; I had the beans
, but bran was mixed with them instead of oats, of which there were very few; certainly not more than a quarter of what there should have been.
He looked to see if the dish of beans
was still there; the dish of beans
Jane escorted them all upstairs, while Miranda watched the cooking of the supper; but Rebecca promptly took the two little girls away from their mother, divested them of their wraps, smoothed their hair, and brought them down to the kitchen to smell the beans
Phebe stopped rattling her beans
from one pan to another, and her eyes were full of pity as they rested on the curly head bent down on Rose's knee, for she saw that the heart under the pretty locket ached with its loss, and the dainty apron was used to dry sadder tears than any she had ever shed.
Straight to New York they hie, and lay their goods at the feet of the girl who serves them beans
in a beanery.
Webster's Dictionary gives the meaning of the word 'miasma' as 'an infection floating in the air; a deadly exhalation'; and, in the opinion of Mr Robert Ferguson, his late employer, that description, though perhaps a little too flattering, on the whole summed up Master Roland Bean
, one of the Americans, was found a note-book in which had been penciled some sentences which admit us, in flesh and spirit, as it were, to the presence of these men during their last hours of life, and to the grisly horrors which their fading vision looked upon and their failing consciousness took cognizance of:
You take and split the bean
, and cut the wart so as to get some blood, and then you put the blood on one piece of the bean
and take and dig a hole and bury it 'bout midnight at the crossroads in the dark of the moon, and then you burn up the rest of the bean