On the other side was comparatively level ground, thickly covered with wild oats
There was yet a fertile strip of time wherein to sow my last handful of the wild oats
For the nonce, however, he proposed to sail about, and sow his wild oats
in all four oceans.
He is particularly grieved at me, because, forsooth he had fallen in love with you from his sister's reports, and meant to have married you himself, as soon as he had sown his wild oats
The two made one crop of wild oats
, for which he was heartily sorry, and he could not see that those oats are of a darker stock which are rooted in another's dishonour.
Let the boys be boys, the longer the better, and let the young men sow their wild oats
if they must.
Then, too, my mother said I had sown my wild oats
and it was time I settled down to a regular job.
He will sow his wild oats
," she would say, "and is worth far more than that puling hypocrite of a brother of his.
But by marriages of prudence we mean those in which both parties have sown their wild oats
Dense chaparral covered the exposed hillsides but in the creases of the canons huge spruce trees grew, and wild oats
Her son, Mr Henry Gowan, inheriting from his father, the Commissioner, that very questionable help in life, a very small independence, had been difficult to settle; the rather, as public appointments chanced to be scarce, and his genius, during his earlier manhood, was of that exclusively agricultural character which applies itself to the cultivation of wild oats
Mr Swiveller,' said Quilp, 'being pretty well accustomed to the agricultural pursuits of sowing wild oats
, Miss Sally, prudently considers that half a loaf is better than no bread.