I am reading the Agricultural
Chemistry," said this excellent baronet, "because I am going to take one of the farms into my own hands, and see if something cannot be done in setting a good pattern of farming among my tenants.
laborer leads an out-of-door life, and uses the strength that God has given to him.
For some time past I have been living in a flat, ugly, barren, agricultural district.
I have been spending my time lately--as I told you just now--in an agricultural district.
I was sure of launching the place in a very prosperous agricultural career, and of doubling the population, when once it had begun to work.
Lastly, the quantity of ironware that we use is so large that an agricultural implement and tool-maker has removed into the town, and is very well satisfied with the result.
Fellow-travellers as they rattled by compared it aloud with the fields which they had passed, so that I came to know how I stood in the agricultural
But sometimes I saw her myself, not only when she came to church, but when she was out on the hills with her son, whether taking a long, purpose-like walk, or - on special fine days - leisurely rambling over the moor or the bleak pasture-lands, surrounding the old hall, herself with a book in her hand, her son gambolling about her; and, on any of these occasions, when I caught sight of her in my solitary walks or rides, or while following my agricultural
pursuits, I generally contrived to meet or overtake her, for I rather liked to see Mrs.
An occasional outcrop of rock, an occasional wood, an occasional "forest," treeless and brown, all hinted at wildness to follow, but the main colour was an agricultural
But after seeing his brother, listening to his conversation with the professor, hearing afterwards the unconsciously patronizing tone in which his brother questioned him about agricultural
matters (their mother's property had not been divided, and Levin took charge of both their shares), Levin felt that he could not for some reason begin to talk to him of his intention of marrying.
Bazzard's father, being a Norfolk farmer, would have furiously laid about him with a flail, a pitch-fork, and every agricultural
implement available for assaulting purposes, on the slightest hint of his son's having written a play.
I have hundreds of volumes on farming, and all the Agricultural
Her son, Mr Henry Gowan, inheriting from his father, the Commissioner, that very questionable help in life, a very small independence, had been difficult to settle; the rather, as public appointments chanced to be scarce, and his genius, during his earlier manhood, was of that exclusively agricultural
character which applies itself to the cultivation of wild oats.
From this point the track sweeps downward to Bartons Crossing, Helmdale, and the purely agricultural
county of Merton.
Mr Swiveller,' said Quilp, 'being pretty well accustomed to the agricultural
pursuits of sowing wild oats, Miss Sally, prudently considers that half a loaf is better than no bread.