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First stop was Merriwa where we discovered the Festival of the Fleeces taking place.
I just came here to say that I thought "Lamb Fleeces" said "Lamb Feces" at first glance.
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Castile, and observing the numerous Flocks of Sheep, with the most beautifull Fleeces of Wool in the World, I could not but wish, that some communication might be opened, by which the
As I do not consider it an Object for Government to interfere in this pursuit, Seeing that the greatest exertions will be made by Mr. MacArthur, And notwithstanding every attention has been paid to improve the Fleeces of Government Sheep, Yet that Stock will always be a reserve for supplying present and future Settlers with proportions thereof, which will at once save the Necessity of purchasing to Supply
A Source Book of Australian History Gwendolen H. [Compiler] Swinburne
But untill they have refreshed themselves in the river, thou must hide thy selfe here by me, under this great plaine tree, and as soone as their great fury is past, thou maist goe among the thickets and bushes under the wood side and gather the lockes their golden Fleeces, which thou shalt finde hanging upon the briers.
The Golden Asse Lucius Apuleius
Fleeces, both scoured and greasy, afforded wool experts an opportunity of closely examining the staple in raw material.
Final Report of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission
Fleeces and blankets and sacking wrap us up, weigh us down, magnify us strangely.
Under Fire: the story of a squad Henri Barbusse 1904
Fleeces had to be opened with care, and have all pitched or tarred locks, dag-locks, brands, and feltings cut out.
Home Life in Colonial Days Alice Morse Earle 1881
He held it rather near his face; the gas, which had been lit, fell on the shining Golden Fleeces of the cover, on his long thin hands and eager studious features.
Angling Sketches Andrew Lang 1878
"The Sheep increase well, and bear good Fleeces; but they are generally suffered to be torn off their Backs by Briars and Bushes, or else are left rotting on the Dunghill with their Skins."
A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States; With Remarks on Their Economy 1856
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