The little girl stood on tip-toe and picked
one of the nicest and biggest lunch-boxes, and then she sat down upon the ground and eagerly opened it.
"You can't prove he picked
the six-leaved clover, so you've no right to accuse him of it.
is the thing, moral or no moral; and as for me, I don't care shucks for the morality of it, nohow.
They were all hard at work, talking and laughing as they picked
. They sat on chairs, on stools, on boxes, with their baskets by their sides, and some stood by the bin throwing the hops they picked
straight into it.
So while they grow they cannot be said to really live, and they must be picked
before they can become good citizens."
"From the grass roots down," he muttered in an awestricken voice, as he swung his pick
into the yielding surface.
our books up through the years, here and there, never buying one until we had first read it and knew that it belonged to the race of Joseph."
One of the others commenced to ply his pick
to the ground.
Or even if it had been dark a practiced hand would have felt by the rein that there was something wrong in the step, and they would have got down and picked
out the stone.
The window frame was filled with pots of flowers, and she sat and picked
the dry leaves from a rose geranium.
Then the iron of the picks
struck upon the hard bed of the soil; a kind of rock formed of petrified shells, very dry, very solid, and which the picks
could with difficulty penetrate.
With a growl the ape-man picked
up a fallen branch and hurled it at the skulking brute.