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The Mill on the Floss
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scythe
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Surely the time was gone forever when the broad river could bring up unwelcome ships; Russia was only the place where the linseed came from,—the more the better,—making grist for the great vertical millstones with their scythe-like arms, roaring and grinding and carefully sweeping as if an informing soul were in them.

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  • fell like grass before a scythe
  • The painting is called Peasant Woman with a Scythe.

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