AN EAGLE made her nest at the top of a lofty oak; a Cat, having found a convenient hole, moved into the middle of the trunk; and a Wild Sow
, with her young, took shelter in a hollow at its foot.
Absorbed in such dreams, carefully keeping his horse by the hedges, so as not to trample his young crops, he rode up to the laborers who had been sent to sow
I have mentioned that I had saved the few ears of barley and rice, which I had so surprisingly found spring up, as I thought, of themselves, and I believe there were about thirty stalks of rice, and about twenty of barley; and now I thought it a proper time to sow
it, after the rains, the sun being in its southern position, going from me.
In the first ecstasy of having a garden all my own, and in my burning impatience to make the waste places blossom like a rose, I did one warm Sunday in last year's April during the servants' dinner hour, doubly secure from the gardener by the day and the dinner, slink out with a spade and a rake and feverishly dig a little piece of ground and break it up and sow surreptitious ipomaea, and run back very hot and guilty into the house, and get into a chair and behind a book and look languid just in time to save my reputation.
I don't think he knows much about gardening, but he can at least dig and water, and some of the things he sows come up, and some of the plants he plants grow, besides which he is the most unflaggingly industrious person I ever saw, and has the great merit of never appearing to take the faintest interest in what we do in the garden.
Pinocchio finds the Fox and the Cat again, and goes with them to sow the gold pieces in the Field of Wonders
You can sow the money, and, after a few minutes, you will gather your two thousand coins and return home rich.
8: The verse, however (the slaying of Rhadamanthys), is in Hesiod in the "Great Works" and is as follows: `If a man sow
evil, he shall reap evil increase; if men do to him as he has done, it will be true justice.'
We find, among others in the accounts of the provost's office for 1466, a curious detail concerning the expenses of the trial of Gillet-Soulart and his sow
, "executed for their demerits," at Corbeil.
There was yet a fertile strip of time wherein to sow
my last handful of the wild oats of youth.
In all negotiations of difficulty, a man may not look to sow
and reap at once; but must prepare business, and so ripen it by degrees.
A FARMER of the Augustan age Perused in Virgil's golden page, The story of the secret won From Proteus by Cyrene's son How the dank sea-god sowed
the swain Means to restore his hives again More briefly, how a slaughtered bull Breeds honey by the bellyful.