As soon as the precise spot is pitched upon, blankets, saddle-cloths, and other coverings are spread over
the surrounding grass and bushes, to prevent foot-tracks, or any other derangement; and as few hands as possible are employed.
Moreover, the art attains its end within narrower limits; for the concentrated effect is more pleasurable than one which is spread over
a long time and so diluted.
The Danites, taking their name from the avenging angels of the Mormon mythology, sprang up in the mountains of the Great West and spread over
the Pacific Coast from Panama to Alaska.
His three wickets were spread over
three overs, having ended Hampshire's innings from the first ball of an over.
Pakistan have now won their last seven ODIs against West Indies, a sequence spread over
the last four years.