I must plead guilty to the charge, not having leisure to apply the pruning hook of correction.
Pomna has a pruning hook in her right hand, and a branch in her left.
Their eyes are upon their plough; their attention is fixed upon the harvest; their sight follows the pruning hook.
They placed the plowshare and the pruning hook where the rifle and the tomahawk long held sway.
Beyond the clash of swords and the swish of spears they see the mild and productive era of the plowshare and the pruning hook.
He is painted with a garland of flowers on his head, a pruning hook in one hand, and ripe fruits in the other.
If you are doing any of these things, get out the pruning hook of good resolution and the sharp ax of determination.
He was as guano spread over the roots of the patience of others; as a pruning hook to their selfishness.
He wears a conical hat, and grasps a crutch with one hand while he holds a pruning hook in the other.