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Cast down your bucket among these people who have, without strikes and labour wars, tilled your fields, cleared your forests, builded your railroads and cities, and brought forth treasures from the bowels of the earth, and helped make possible this magnificent representation of the progress of the South.
But Demeter, bringer of seasons and giver of perfect gifts, would not sit upon the bright couch, but stayed silent with lovely eyes cast down until careful Iambe placed a jointed seat for her and threw over it a silvery fleece.
Because in such a wilderness of running rigging, whose various different relations aloft cannot always be infallibly discerned by what is seen of them at the deck; and when the deck-ends of these ropes are being every few minutes cast down from the fastenings, it would be but a natural fatality, if, unprovided with a constant watchman, the hoisted sailor should by some carelessness of the crew be cast adrift and fall all swooping to the sea.
As I walked close by her and looked keenly into her face, she cast down her eyes and half turned away.
Each time this happened Rostov felt uncomfortable and cast down his eyes.
He saw nothing of it, for before he looked at her, she had again cast down her eyes!
Convinced at last that they were neither within sight nor hearing, we ceased from our useless efforts; and, too cast down for speech, silently gathered up our things, and the little effects of those who were lost, and then completed the descent.
You're cast down and perceived as this horrible person.
She has a love for uncovering the hidden potential in the lives of those whom the world has cast down, allowing them to uncover the gifts that lie within.
He has cast down the mighty from their thrones and has lifted up the lowly.
A weakened West-Twice put up and twice cast down, the East will also weaken the West.
There will justifiably be scepticism about the positions taken and votes cast down through the years by the Conservative Party, and by me, compared to where we are now.
She is already jaded and cynical by the time that she comes to live among other gods, before she is cast down into the Underworld -- a place she later names after herself.
Bryn Celli Ddu, or the "Mound in the Dark Grove", has a special feature, which means that on the longest day of the year a beam of light is cast down the passage, which lights up the chamber.
Would be mages are put through trials at age 16 and failure results in being cast down from the clan which brings family shame and a life in servitude.