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So the girl set out to look for the cat, and, as she was hunting about, she met her brother, in great trouble because he could not carry water from the well in a sieve, as it came pouring out as fast as he put it in.
And when they had eaten the last crumb they told the boy to fill up the holes of the sieve with clay, and then to draw water from the well.
Spades and sieves were from that moment forbidden utensils.
Walking was a difficult as on a bog, and by the time Levin had ended the row he was in a great heat, and he stopped and gave up the sieve to Vassily.
My next difficulty was to make a sieve or searce, to dress my meal, and to part it from the bran and the husk; without which I did not see it possible I could have any bread.
A great rolling sea, dashing high up against the reeling ship's high tetering side, stove in the boat's bottom at the stern, and left it again, all dripping through like a sieve.
When I went to give it to her," replied Sancho, "she was hard at it swaying from side to side with a lot of wheat she had in the sieve, and she said to me, 'Lay the letter, friend, on the top of that sack, for I cannot read it until I have done sifting all this.
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Ridgewater College's math instructor Mike Sieve was recently honored for his teaching excellence by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System Board of Trustees.
Caption: Sketch of photon sieve hologram (149micronsx 149 microns) with a target plane located 500 microns away from its surface.
For those that perform frequent sieve analyses, the analyzer can save time by requiring just three motions: add the sample, start the measurement, read the result.
To satisfy Zeelandia's productivity objective, Russell Finex advised the company to attach their mesh screens to their sieve decks.