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Three days of labor with the spade and the sieve produced no results of the slightest importance.
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.
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.
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.
The incorporation of specially designed showering nozzles allow the Hosokawa Micron Viblette[TM] VBL to achieve accurate sieving using just about a sixth of the amount of water used by conventional wet sieves.
Tyler performs examinations to certify that test sieves conform to the ASTM E 11 Standard for Inspection and Calibration Grades.
The sieves compact design and ease of use impressed Keith and consequently the machine was rented.
Endecotts World Class Certified Test Sieves provide accurate, dependable results for precise particle size analysis, says Sinar Technology.
Company offers quality testing sieves featuring a new system using a high-strength epoxy bead for mounting and tensioning of wire cloth which assures extended life and eliminates cavities and recesses that can trap particles.
Standard 8-in, round test sieves analyze individually loaded samples, multiple samples staged for continuous testing or online testing in conjunction with automatic sampling devices.