under-gardener love

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  • Instead, Cook will be free to poke a cautious 67 and perhaps smear a rollicking 90 when Mitchell Johnson malfunctions, unfurling a range of attacking strokes reminiscent of a lumbago-ridden under-gardener swatting midges with a trellis pole.

    The Ashes 2010: England fans unnerved by absence of Australia greats

  • He had been out, at the front of the house, scolding the under-gardener; but the man had taken away his barrow and left him, and Sir Anthony had found himself without employment.

    The Belton Estate

  • “That gate,” said the under-gardener, turning with great deliberation towards the south, and embracing the whole of that part of England with one comprehensive sweep of his arm.

    The Woman in White

  • She went to Sowerbury House as an under-gardener when she was seventeen.

    Fox Evil

  • They had gossiped and chattered with the other maids in the village and walked out with the fishmonger's assistant, or the under-gardener at the Hall, or one of Mr Barnes the grocer's numerous assistants.

    A Mirror Cracked From Side To Side

  • In this situation he continued about a twelvemonth, and then, being about sixteen, he found employment as under-gardener to Mr. Leigh, of

    Robert Moffat The Missionary Hero of Kuruman

  • When Kitty Waring crossed the Hof Garten, even that old woman who years and years ago sold little Heinrich Heine plums would point out the girl to her contemporary the venerable under-gardener.

    Lippincott's Magazine Of Popular Literature And Science Old Series, Vol. 36—New Series, Vol. 10, July 1885

  • Pia knows the under-gardener at the Hall, really knows him I mean, not merely who he is, and that he is one of the gardeners, and that he came to these parts last March, which, of course, we all know.

    Antony Gray,—Gardener

  • Then I saw it was the under-gardener, -- Michael Field, I believe his name is.

    Antony Gray,—Gardener

  • In short, he will do all in his power to give the impression to everyone that he is simply and solely Michael Field, working-man, and under-gardener at

    Antony Gray,—Gardener

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