Crossword911.com crossword help

grubbing

Encyclopedia

  • Grubbing the roots out was a slow and labour-intensive activity, and the problem was seriously hindering agricultural expansion. However, grubbing the scrublands was proving costly, at approximately £2 per acre, and solutions to the problem were desperately sought. — “Stump-jump plough - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • It was founded on October 1, 1979[3] and was the world's first independent developer and party video game publishers in the world and was also the top publisher for 2007 in the. — “Activision - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • In August 2000, Smith converted the drawings to digital art and launched a website, Within a month of its launch, JesusDressUp.com received over 150,000 original hits, and. — “Jesus Dress Up - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "I dare say, but nothing pleasant ever does happen in this family," said Meg, who was out of sorts. "We go grubbing along day after day, without a bit of change, and very little fun. We might as well be in a treadmill." — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott
  • True, I met plenty of people, grubbing in little miserable fields that would not keep a cat, or herding little kine about the bigness of asses. — “Kidnapped” by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Why I longed to go grubbing into the deplorable details of an occurrence which, after all, concerned me no more than as a member of an obscure body of men held together by a community of inglorious toil and by fidelity to a certain standard of conduct, I can't explain. — “Lord Jim” by Joseph Conrad
  • He lowered himself down on his knees slowly and went on grubbing with his fingers with industrious patience till he uncovered one of the boxes. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • The approach to this Kurtz grubbing for ivory in the wretched bush was beset by as many dangers as though he had been an enchanted princess sleeping in a fabulous castle. 'Will they attack, do you think?' asked the manager, in a confidential tone. — “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad

Comments here

Leave a comment

You must be logged in on Twitter or Facebook to post a comment.