It will fall of itself when ripe, but if picked unripe
the apple is spoiled, the tree is harmed, and your teeth are set on edge.
To show how unripe
I was for John Barleycorn, when, at this time, I descended into my slough of despond, I never dreamed of turning to John Barleycorn for a helping hand.
She possessed affections, too, though hitherto acrid and disagreeable, as are the richest flavours of unripe
A green, an unripe
time, a time of shallow moods, and sickly thoughts.
But that they have not, for Heaven will not suffer so great a wrong to Earth, as it would be to pluck unripe
the grapes of the fairest vineyard on its surface.
"Never," said Agatha emphatically, turning and surveying the figure of which Miss Carpenter had been the unripe
On Wednesday the three fugitives--they had passed the night in a field of unripe
wheat--reached Chelmsford, and there a body of the inhabitants, calling itself the Committee of Public Supply, seized the pony as provisions, and would give nothing in exchange for it but the promise of a share in it the next day.
To look at one of them you would almost suppose she was some vegetable in an unripe
state; and that, instead of living in the shade for ever, she ought to be placed out in the sun to ripen.
"-- whileas others do yet maintain, with much show of reason, that this is not of necessity the case, instanc- ing that plums and other like cereals do be always dug in the unripe
'I gave my head-gardener the strictest orders to watch the trees carefully, for the magician had warned my father that if one unripe
fruit were plucked from the tree, all the rest would become rotten at once.
The fruit had fallen from the trees and lay rotting on the ground; a cow was feeding on the lawn and treading down the flowers in the borders, while a goat browsed on the shoots of the vines and munched the unripe
Them young gells are like the unripe
grain; they'll make good meal by and by, but they're squashy as yet.