<> Hanna204 Part Three Linen Hall Library 1951 Linen Hall Library Thursday, April 7, 2016 TIFF Hanna204 Manuscript Threshing, Signal English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/hanna204 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Hanna204_0.jpg LHL Archive 197 telling Hamilton and Frank about their neighbours' threshing, and the difficulty he had moving the cumbersome machinery from one farm to another. The boy crumbled his buttered farl while he watched the others lift the white cushions of bread between their dark, work-stained fingers, caught the glimpse of teeth as they opened their mouths and engulfed the bread, and fell asleep, lulled by their blurred and floury speech. It was the signal for everyone to go. Petie and Agnes left with the engine-man who was to sleep in the loft over the potato-house. "We've an early day the morra," said Hamilton, standing up and stretching himself with a yawn. He turned out the lamp and ran it up to the polished ceiling. Text