God gives us seedtime
and harvest so that we have food to eat - food to be enjoyed that will keep our physical bodies functioning so that we remain biologically alive.
of the American Republic was marked by the emigration across the Atlantic of many parties to a lively debate that had been generated by the Protestant Reformation, which was further deepened in the British Isles as the Church of England subdivided into High Church and Puritan factions.
in his air / of lost connections...." No matter which seedtime
we belong to, as the breakneck pace of
We must turn to this biblical God of the rainbow, who took an oath with Noah and with the Earth, assuring that, "as long as the earth endures, seedtime
and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease" (8:22).
It is always the law of seedtime
and harvest,' he says.
The third stage is the one that the most important and the most complicated universal relations, namely the seedtime
inherited from the past and carried on for the future.
the planes of palms, the mid-points of hid cones, opened in Lombardy, the cone's point in Rome [...] Finger-nails, weaklings of seedtime
, scratched the soil till by iron nails the toil was finished in the time of our need, the sublime circle of the cone's bottom [...] the heart-breaking manual acts of the Pope.
So long as the earth endures, seedtime
and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night shall not cease.'" (26) Most Jews consider God's promise to Noah after the flood as a symbol of their reciprocal, covenantal relationship.
Chapter 8 concludes with a series of words that are meant to highlight opposites, either it is this or it is that: Seedtime
and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night (Gen.
/ While the earth remaineth, seedtime
and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.
It also extends to the broader natural order, as God promises the ceaseless regularity of "seedtime
and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night." (26)
(25.) See DORMON, supra note 8, at 80 ("By 1966, the Cajun ethnic revitalization movement was on the verge of its seedtime
if not its full bloom.