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To transport the sandstone blocks to the new federal city, skids — or what were sometimes called “stone boats” — were pulled by oxen to a wharf.Hiking along Virginia’s Aquia Creek and finding history a stone’s throw from home|Walter Nicklin|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
The years like Great Black Oxen tread the world And God the herdsman goads them on behind.
Black Oxen is a reminder of the healthy benefits of cynicism, and in retrospect served as an early warning to an ebullient age.
Just a little before daybreak they were all wakened by the bellowing of the oxen and the barking of dogs.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
And thy oxen, and the ass colts that till the ground, shall eat mingled provender as it was winnowed in the floor.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
And when they came unto the threshing-floor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand to hold the Ark; for the oxen stumbled.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
The estate employs 200 oxen and 180 slaves as labourers, besides those for the service of the family.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
If he has taken the seed, worn out the oxen, from the seed which he has hoed he shall restore.The Oldest Code of Laws in the World|Hammurabi, King of Babylon