Now, giant-like, the tall young ploughmen
go Between me and the sunset, footing slow; My spirit, as an uninvited guest, Goes with them, wondering what desire, what aim, May stir their hearts and mine with common flame, Or, thoughtless, do their hands suffice their soul?
The people wherewith you plant ought to be gardeners, ploughmen
, laborers, smiths, carpenters, joiners, fishermen, fowlers, with some few apothecaries, surgeons, cooks, and bakers.
From babies who had but a week or two of life behind them, to crooked old men and women who seemed to have but a week or two of life before them; and from ploughmen
bodily carrying out soil of England on their boots, to smiths taking away samples of its soot and smoke upon their skins; every age and occupation appeared to be crammed into the narrow compass of the 'tween decks.
Some 65 ploughmen
brought their vintage and classic equipment to the competition at Bryngwyn Mawr, Rhuallt.
It would be too simple to say The Ploughmen
centers on the idea of good and evil; it is not so black and white as that.
IT was a beautifully sunny day, yet very windy, when 42 ploughmen
- two of them women - from Scotland, Northern England and Yorkshire met at North Acomb farm, Stocksfield, Northumberland, on Sunday for the Northern Counties Championships.
Chairman Roger Minchin said it was a delight to see nearly 70 skilled horse and tractor ploughmen
turning the soil impeccably.
A BREAK in the weather was all the incentive needed by ploughmen
who had pencilled in this year's Sarn & District ploughing match.
We all know that a ploughman's lunch is made up of fresh bread, hard cheese, onion and pickles, and harks back to simpler times when ploughmen
pulled up their horses in shady furrows, unpacked their humble lunches and tucked in with gusto.
Lumley, 63, opened the event and watched as ploughmen
and teams of Clydesdale horses competed.
and their horses are planning to go head to head.
It was a tranquil picture of years gone by as ploughmen
gathered in the Surrey countryside for the annual British National Ploughing Championships.