The pliant harebell swinging in the breeze, On some grey rock: The single sheep, and the one blasted tree, And the bleak music from that old stone wall:-- In the meadows and the lower ground, Was all the sweetness of a common dawn:-- And that green corn
all day is rustling in thine ears!
"Unless you have any choice, I will take you to a little place downtown where we can imagine ourselves back on the Continent, and where we shall be spared the horror of green corn
There was sheds made out of poles and roofed over with branches, where they had lemonade and gingerbread to sell, and piles of watermelons and green corn
and such-like truck.
Was it to help thee steal green corn from the roofs of the houses when the ears are put out to dry?"
"Not green corn, Protector of the Poor,--melons," said Little Toomai, and all the men sitting about broke into a roar of laughter.
Capital is here so deficient, that the people are obliged to sell their green corn
while standing in the field, in order to buy necessaries for the ensuing year.
But there was the sun shining and there were the birds singing, as the sun only shines and the birds only sing on holidays and half-holidays; there were the trees waving to all free boys to climb and nestle among their leafy branches; the hay, entreating them to come and scatter it to the pure air; the green corn
, gently beckoning towards wood and stream; the smooth ground, rendered smoother still by blending lights and shadows, inviting to runs and leaps, and long walks God knows whither.
The sky was blue, the larks were soaring high over the green corn
, I thought all that country-side more beautiful and peaceful by far than I had ever known it to be yet.
The expense of food for eight months, namely, from July 4th to March 1st, the time when these estimates were made, though I lived there more than two years -- not counting potatoes, a little green corn
, and some peas, which I had raised, nor considering the value of what was on hand at the last date -- was Rice ....................
The green corn
waved so beautifully, the larks sang so joyfully, the hedges were so full of wild flowers, the trees were so thickly out in leaf, the bean-fields, with a light wind blowing over them, filled the air with such a delicious fragrance!
Baleka saw it and began to cry; she was weary, poor girl, and we had found little to eat, only grass and green corn
Other names you might hear it referred to include the Green Corn
Moon and the Grain Moon.