Ain't them old crippled picks and things in there good enough to dig a nigger out with?
Huck Finn, did you EVER hear of a prisoner having picks and shovels, and all the modern conveniences in his wardrobe to dig himself out with?
By and by they judged that twelve had come; they marked where the shadow fell, and began to dig
If I have a spade," she whispered, "I can make the earth nice and soft and dig
Jotham, who has been much in the mountain latterly, being kept there by me and Hiram, has made a discovery, which he will not explain, he says, for he is bound by an oath; but the amount is, that he knows where the ore lies, and he has this day begun to dig
You didn't think your Cap'n was a-goin' to dig
with a shovel, did you?
The child had no playmates, so he did not know that boys often dig
out the inside of a "pumpkin-jack," and in the space thus made put a lighted candle to render the face more startling; but he conceived an idea of his own that promised to be quite as effective.
Sometimes he started small slides of earth that covered up his work and compelled him to dig
Instead, with weird little chirrupings of encouragement and excitation, he persuaded Jerry to dig
a tunnel beneath the rude palisade of fence.
The little dog began barking loudly and jumped into the hole himself, where he began to dig
with his tiny paws, making the earth fly in all directions.
Why do they not get to work and dig
up these long rows of black and crooked stumps which I see on every hand?
We have, therefore, a well of sixty feet in diameter to dig
down to a depth of nine hundred feet.
I took particular pleasure in this breaking of ground, for in almost all latitudes men dig
into the earth for an equable temperature.
He would not believe the Parrot's words and began to dig
away furiously at the earth.
As it seemed reasonable to conclude that a man who had never been buried could not be unburied, the diggers gave him up when their task was done, and did not dig
down for him into the depths of the earth.