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cry barley

To call for a truce, typically in a children's game. Don't cry barley now, you wuss! Let's keep playing Red Rover!
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Barley was less audible than below, I found Provis comfortably settled.
Old Barley was growling and swearing when we repassed his door, with no appearance of having ceased or of meaning to cease.
Old Barley might be as old as the hills, and might swear like a whole field of troopers, but there were redeeming youth and trust and hope enough in Chinks's Basin to fill it to overflowing.
Look here, Taboureau, deliver that barley and be very quick about it, or make up your mind to be respected by nobody in the future.
O sheikhs and men, have we ridden together and walked puppies together, and bought and sold barley for the horses that after these years we should run riot on the scent of a madman--an afflicted of God?
The FDA has determined that foods containing barley may now carry a qualified health claim that they reduce the risk of coronary heart disease when combined with a diet low in cholesterol and saturated fat.
Barley armed himself with a kitchen knife when he crept inside the family's home in March and stabbed them as they slept in their beds.
Aaron Barley dressed himself in black and put on a balaclava before stabbing Tracey Wilkinson 17 times and inflicting eight knife wounds on her son, Pierce, at their home in Stourbridge, West Midlands.
Summary: Kathmandu [Nepal], September 21 (ANI): The biggest Hindu festival of Nepal, Dashain, began on Thursday with the sowing of maize and barley in a jar filled with soil and cow dung for the germination of the sowed grains - known as "Jamara" (the barley shoots).
Barley is grown in many areas including Europe, Canada, the United States, and Australia, where it is primarily used for malt and livestock feeding [1].
Two new barley varieties are good for growers, the environment, and nonruminant animals.
Talmudic sources report that the calendar council intercalated a year when the barley in the fields had not yet ripened, when the fruit of the trees had not grown properly, when the winter rains had not stopped, when the roads for Passover pilgrims had not yet dried up, and when the young pigeons had not become fledged.
Summary: Ukrainian barley exports dropped in September 2016, reports UkrAgroConsult.
On July 9, Fred Barley, 19, rode a little boy's 20" bicycle with two duffel bags, two gallons of water, and a box of cereal for six hours from Conyers, Georgia, to Barnesville, Georgia, to register for classes at Gordon State College, and then he set up in a tent on campus grounds while he waited for the opening of the school's dorms on July 18.