The prime bullies and braves among the free trappers had each his circle of novices, from among the captain's band; mere greenhorns
, men unused to Indian life; mangeurs de lard, or pork-eaters; as such new-comers are superciliously called by the veterans of the wilderness.
Indeed, I believe that none but greenhorns
and excessively Russian people feel an attraction towards the French; for, to any man of sensibility, such a compendium of outworn forms--a compendium which is built up of drawing-room manners, expansiveness, and gaiety--becomes at once over-noticeable and unbearable.
We took no notice of the joking, but acted, after the manner of greenhorns
, as though the Coal Tar Maggie required our undivided attention.
The young man stood on the defensive until the old count's ire was completely kindled; he carried his point, and made the greenhorn
tipsy, willy nilly.
It is, I know, sometimes thought allowable to take in a greenhorn
Know, you young greenhorn
, that I was covered with honours before ever you were born; and you are nothing better than a wretched little worm, torn in two with coughing, and dying slowly of your own malice and unbelief.
This undoubtedly was the "silver with blue stones"; and Father Brown undoubtedly was the little greenhorn
in the train.
I am a greenhorn
myself, and a fool in her hands--an old fool.
He showed he wasn't all greenhorn, an' he learns pretty quick.
Mortimer took up her tale, "in the beginning I was a greenhorn, city born and bred.
Do Something Reel Film Festival, its February film, "The Greenhorns
," shares the lives of young modern-day farmers who attempt to save and reenergize the farming culture but meet tremendous structural obstacles and lack support from the community.
Finally, Neptune, could you please, please employ some decent architects and not some greenhorns
trained with Lego?