sackful englannista suomeksi
The amount a sack will contain.
''A sackful of sand won't help the soil here much, but a dump truck full would.''
(circa) (w), ''Resolves, Divine, Morall, Politicall'', London: Henry Seile, Essay 48, p.(nbs)155,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A00619.0001.001
- If I be not so rich, as to sowe almes by sackfulls, euen my Mite, is beyond the superfluity of wealth: and my pen, my tongue, and my life, shal (I hope) helpe some to better treasure, then the earth affoords them.
1966, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Modern Library, 1992, Part 3, p.(nbs)227,https://archive.org/details/incoldbloodtruea00capo_0
- You live until you die, and it doesn’t matter ''how'' you go; dead’s dead. So why carry on like a sackful of sick cats just because Herb Clutter got his throat cut?
A large number or amount (of something).
1590, (w), ''A Brief Discoverie of the False Church'', p.(nbs)231,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A05025.0001.001
- what can the Pope say more for his sackfull of traditions?
1680, (w), ''The English Rogue Continued in the Life of Meriton Latroon'', London: Francis Kirkman, Chapter 7, p.(nbs)87,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A43153.0001.001
- (..) away we went home again fraught with a Sackful of news to tell our Master.
1853, uncredited translators, ''German Popular Tales and Household Stories: Collected by the (w)'', New York: C.S. Francis, Volume I, 74. “The Fox and the Cat,” p.(nbs)381,https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/101821229
- (..) I understand a hundred arts, and have, moreover, a sackful of cunning!
1915, (w), ''Allan and the Holy Flower'', London: Longman, Green, Chapter 19, p.(nbs)349,https://archive.org/details/allanholyflower00hagg
- Day and night the poor fellow raved, and always about that confounded orchid, the loss of which seemed to weigh upon his mind as though it were a whole sackful of unrepented crimes.
1986, (w), “Bradford” in ''(w)'' 20, Winter, 1986, p.(nbs)163,https://openlibrary.org/ia/introubleagainsp00bufo
- He received sackfuls of hate mail and few letters of support.
Intent on plunder.
(circa) (w) (translator), ''The (w) of (w)'', London: Nathaniell Butter, Book 2, p.(nbs)30,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A03512.0001.001
- Now will I sing the sackfull troopes, Pelasgian ''Argos'' held,