That they were only sowing
the clover on fifteen acres, not on all the forty-five, was still more annoying to him.
It happened that a Countryman was sowing
some hemp seeds in a field where a Swallow and some other birds were hopping about picking up their food.
Still this process bears to the sun the same relation as sowing
to the seed.
The sapling which had rooted down to a poisonous stratum on the spot of its sowing
had been transplanted to a deeper soil.
Thomas Lynde-- a meek little man whom Avonlea people called "Rachel Lynde's husband"--was sowing
his late turnip seed on the hill field beyond the barn; and Matthew Cuthbert ought to have been sowing
his on the big red brook field away over by Green Gables.
And the royal master of high latitudes sighs mightily, with the sinking sun upon his breast and the double-edged sword upon his knees, as if wearied by the innumerable centuries of a strenuous rule and saddened by the unchangeable aspect of the ocean under his feet - by the endless vista of future ages where the work of sowing
the wind and reaping the whirlwind shall go on and on till his realm of living waters becomes a frozen and motionless ocean.
The method is this: in an acre of ground you bury, at six inches distance and eight deep, a quantity of acorns, dates, chestnuts, and other mast or vegetables, whereof these animals are fondest; then you drive six hundred or more of them into the field, where, in a few days, they will root up the whole ground in search of their food, and make it fit for sowing
, at the same time manuring it with their dung: it is true, upon experiment, they found the charge and trouble very great, and they had little or no crop.
He supped that evening, in very good humor, with his friend Athos; he said nothing to him about the expected donation, but he could not forbear questioning his friend, while eating, about country produce, sowing
, and planting.
He had been lying in the stubble, but in front of him was the autumn sowing
where the ground was soft.
In the same degree as Cornelius de Witt had excited the hatred of the people by sowing
those evil seeds which are called political passions, Van Baerle had gained the affections of his fellow citizens by completely shunning the pursuit of politics, absorbed as he was in the peaceful pursuit of cultivating tulips.
Here it is, and we never can thank you enough for the patient sowing
and reaping you have done," cried Jo, with the loving impetuosity which she never would outgrow.
She never created a friend, but seemed always to be sowing
broadcast the dragon's teeth, whence sprung a harvest of armed enemies, against whom she rushed to battle.