And then he did one of those princely things that made rough men willing to be cut down in swathes for him.
Death, issuing from that great power of artillery, laid the soldiers in swathes.
A Maxim they had with them also swept horses and men away in swathes.
When they met again, he had his head bound up with swathes of linen.
It swathes those impossible masses in draperies soothingly uncertain of outline.
Lavishing her silky spray, she swathes them and then sucks the body at her ease.
Feathers are smoothed down, as a field of corn by wind with rain; only the swathes laid in beautiful order.
He watched the departing army—paddlers sitting on swathes of filched spears.
Then she watched Angiolino cutting the corn, and learned how to tie the swathes together.
On we go across the austere plain, between fields of madder, the red roots of the 'garance' lying in swathes along the furrows.