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1. Half of these strips had already been mown.
2. The little piece left uncut in the corner was mown in five minutes.
3. Grassy, it stretched away, smooth as the mown gallops on Watership Down.
4. The grass, which had been cut the day before, still held its fresh mown scent.
5. Ever hear of that? She thought 'new mown hay' was the best to saturate the skin with.
6. And he sank, almost fell, on a chair close by, as though he had been mown down by a scythe.
7. Crickets and toads had been singing in the nearby meadow that began where the mown lawn ended.

8. Across that fence was the Mc-Kennas’ impeccable lawn, acres and acres of flawless mown grass.
9. After tea they all went to play in the meadow in front of the house, where the grass had already been mown.
10. The sweet Odour of mown Hay ascended my Nose and I heard the Sounds of ev’ning Birds communicating in the Dusk.
11. As Tertullian786 said in his Apology in AD 200: The oftener we are mown down by you, the more in number we grow.
12. Scents with hints of freshly mown green hay and vanilla, and picked from a tree that can be over a thousand years old.
13. I was standing on a mown lawn that ran to the horizon, bordered by rows of trees that narrowed the strip to about twenty yards.
14. However, I think with the surrounding lands being predominantly flat and open you run the risk of being mown down by enemy cavalry.
15. All day long she bent down and scooped up the mown stalks, bent and scooped, bent and scooped until her back seemed to burn with pain.
16. On the other side was a steep, barren slope that bottomed out onto sun-dried, mown grass flats, crossed by a stream flowing out of Sebastian’s forest.
17. The young men who responded to its call were the same recruits who were sent over the top in the Battle of the Somme to be mown down by German machine guns.
18. What struck him most was the sight of a splendid field of oats in which a camp had been pitched and which was being mown down by the soldiers, evidently for fodder.
19. The hay and the spring corn, of which Alpátych said there had been a remarkable crop that year, had been commandeered by the troops and mown down while still green.
20. But so soon as he recollected what he was doing, and began trying to do better, he was at once conscious of all the difficulty of his task, and the row was badly mown.
21. A few sparrows dart around the Kapow bushes like sparrows do and a couple of very noisy ‘silly buggers’ hop across the freshly mown lawn like Jack Russells on two legs.
22. Oh, the memories it brought flooding back to them; Mom, home, fresh mown grass--everything the newsies had been saying didn't exist in the bloodthirsty soldier from Vietnam.
23. The immense stretch of meadow had been mown and was sparkling with a peculiar fresh brilliance, with its lines of already sweet-smelling grass in the slanting rays of the evening sun.
24. They made their way through the front gate, up a path which on one side had a beautifully mown lawn, one which looked like a bowling green, lines going straight one way and then the other.
25. What struck him most was the sight of a splendid field of oats in which a camp had been pitched and which was being mown down by the soldiers, thinking about his own business he soon forgot it.
26. The hay and the spring corn, of which Alpatych said there had been a remarkable crop that year, had been commandeered by the troops and mown down while still gone to Bogucharovo, only a few remained.
27. Levin gave his scythe to Tit, and together with the peasants, who were crossing the long stretch of mown grass, slightly sprinkled with rain, to get their bread from the heap of coats, he went towards his house.
28. Anyway (whack; he accelerated toward a ragged patch he’d mown twice already, weeds that were simply playing dead), Pop was at least talking to him again, which meant that he was still in compliance, the good son.
29. At the end of the report the general put before him for signature a paper relating to the recovery of payment from army commanders for green oats mown down by the soldiers, when landowners lodged petitions for compensation.
30. In the cantons where they were harsh to the poor, he said: Look at the people of Briancon! They have conferred on the poor, on widows and orphans, the right to have their meadows mown three days in advance of every one else.
31. The mowers were by now far away; they were scarcely visible from our side of the river; endless ridges of mown grass crept after them in unbroken succession, and from time to time the faintly stirring breeze wafted their fragrance to us.
32. After walking through the larger half of the marsh, Levin and Veslovsky reached the place where the peasants’ mowing-grass was divided into long strips reaching to the reeds, marked off in one place by the trampled grass, in another by a path mown through it.
33. At last, becoming weary of the effort, he decided to return home and have his scythe again sharpened, and also to procure a quantity of bread, saying: I will come back here and will not leave until I have mown all the meadow, even if it should take a whole week.
34. Millions of viewers watched him receive a standing ovation as he was recognised for a universally praised dignified plea for peace he made while standing in the street soon after his son, and two of his friends, were mown down by hooligans in a car in the midst of the riots.
35. The difference in the length of the corolla in the two kinds of clover, which determines the visits of the hive-bee, must be very trifling; for I have been assured that when red clover has been mown, the flowers of the second crop are somewhat smaller, and that these are visited by many hive-bees.
36. Four, the most audacious, who were running on in front, were mown down point-blank at the very foot of the redoubt, and this courageous throng of National Guards, very brave men but lacking in military tenacity, were forced to fall back, after some hesitation, leaving fifteen corpses on the pavement.
37. Going into the shady outer room, he took down from the wall his veil, that hung on a peg, and putting it on, and thrusting his hands into his pockets, he went into the fenced-in beegarden, where there stood in the midst of a closely mown space in regular rows, fastened with bast on posts, all the hives he knew so well, the old stocks, each with its own history, and along the fences the younger swarms hived that year.
38. I used to stuff a bundle of letters into my bag and read them when I felt inclined, which was in circumstances so incongruous swinging in my hammock, under the net, by the light of a storm-lantern; drifting down river, amidships in the canoe, with the boys astern of me lazily keeping our nose out of the bank, with the dark water keeping pace with us, in the green shade, with the great trees towering above us and the monkeys screeching in the sunlight, high overhead among the flowers on the roof of the forest; on the veranda of a hospitable ranch, where the ice and the dice clicked, and a tiger cat played with its chain on the mown grass - that they seemed voices so distant as to be meaningless; their matter passed clean through the mind, and out leaving no mark, like the facts about themselves which fellow travellers distribute so freely in American railway trains.

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