I was so small that, in order to negotiate the pail, I sat down and gathered it into my lap.
He emptied the pail with the wide thirst of the sweating ploughman, returned it to me, and started up the plough.
When, having obtained permission, she walked to the water pail in the corner and drank from the dipper, unseen forces dragged Seesaw from his seat to go and drink after her.
"I think you had better stand by the pail for five minutes, Rebecca; it may help you to control your thirst."
Tod descended safely from the chair, and endeavoured to get up again with the pail of water.
Tod and the pail descended from the chair without accident.
"To my thinking," said the dairyman, rising suddenly from a cow he had just finished off, snatching up his three-legged stool in one hand and the pail in the other, and moving on to the next hard-yielder in his vicinity; "to my thinking, the cows don't gie down their milk today as usual.
After Tess had settled down to her cow there was for a time no talk in the barton, and not a sound interfered with the purr of the milk-jets into the numerous pails, except a momentary exclamation to one or other of the beast requesting her to turn round or stand still.
The good-looking young woman came into the outer room with the full pails
dragging at her shoulders.
He gathered the empty pails and cooking pots together and opened the door.
Messner broke the skin that had formed on the water-hole within the hour, and filled his pails. But he did not return immediately to the cabin.
Then the men took some pails
and went into the forest to search for a spring of water, and while they were gone Aunt Em said to Dorothy: