each embracing with one arm/levers that worked the secret engines of earth
Chinese translation: 试译
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08:12 Mar 26, 2004
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase:each embracing with one arm/levers that worked the secret engines of earth
Early this day, it had been out in the potato field while breaking up the ground with big grubbing hoes. They had stood awkward and wide-footed in the furrows, each embracing with one arm, gripping the hoe with their free hands.
Ada first thought to make some wry comment. Do I need to cough? But then she noted the hoe handles. The angle at which they descended to the dirt suggested levers that worked the secret engines of earth. She just went on about her business and let them be.