These first-fruits represented the whole mass, for all the productions of nature belong to the Giver thereof.
These were first-fruits of liberty, and the meed and reward of Liberals.
The first-fruits were rather an expression of gratitude than a tax.
These two were the first-fruits from the two leading races of Burma.
Some bore the first-fruits of victory, small ants and roaches which had been the first to succumb.
My chimney, too, is before me in receiving the first-fruits of the seasons.
Meta smiled, and was pleased to think that her first-fruits would be offered to-morrow.
The first-fruits have been gathered, and the harvest will come.
It is difficult, at least, to dissociate those ceremonies from the ritual of first-fruits.
The harvest is his alone, until the first-fruits are offered.