- Behind him came a peasant, and he too was evidently tired, for he stopped at once without waiting to mow up to Levin, and began whetting his scythe.
- He glanced at the sky in the interval for whetting the scythes.
- The old man had been awake a long while, and was sitting up whetting the scythes of the younger lads.
- But at that very moment Tit stopped of his own accord, and stooping down picked up some grass, rubbed his scythe, and began whetting it.
- Levin followed him, trying not to get left behind, and he found it harder and harder: the moment came when he felt he had no strength left, but at that very moment Tit stopped and whetted the scythes.
There are no more uses of "whet" in the book.
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- Because there is a force that wants you to realize your destiny; it whets your appetite with a taste of success.
Paulo Coelho -- The Alchemist
- She says every time I lose it in front of the press, I only whet their appetites for more.
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