I have often wished that the pruning-hook of time would use a little more discretion.
And yet not so well as with a pruning-hook made for the purpose?
One luminous body was like a serpent coiling itself up; another "like a square table;" another like a pruning-hook.
He lent me his pruning-hook, and showed me over his big barn.
And the stone-work round it, bearing no other marks of waste than my pruning-hook and dagger left behind?
Indeed, the common popular ballad contained some indecent luxuriances that required the pruning-hook.
Its blade appears to have been slightly curved, like that of a pruning-hook.
Husbandman to-day, mechanic on the morrow, at one season he plies the pruning-hook, at another he turns the lathe.
Your attempt to lay the pruning-hook to those publications will only redouble the vigor of the roots and remaining branches.
She wears a yellow silk dress with a blue tunic; her right hand holds a pruning-hook and her left a bunch of white grapes.