We'll keep 'em coupled next time till we get well in among the crops
What occupation would be to me between crop
So your Uncle Roger says the more old maids the more cats, and the more cats the fewer field-mice, and the fewer field-mice the more bumble-bees, and the more bumble-bees the better clover crops
Ancient poetry and mythology suggest, at least, that husbandry was once a sacred art; but it is pursued with irreverent haste and heedlessness by us, our object being to have large farms and large crops
The pony, surprised to be so strangely relieved of its burden, started and capered, and kicked a little, and then made use of its freedom to go and crop
the grass of the hedge-bank: while its master lay as still and silent as a corpse.
And if there's a good crop
you shall have half a rouble for every acre.
Just look at this piece of ground--four crops
a year, an' every inch of soil workin' over time.
I'll give it to you, Marmee, just to remember past glories by, for a crop
is so comfortable I don't think I shall ever have a mane again.
Bushy's, but the world's cornfields; that their yield would be one of the great economic facts, like the wheat crop
of Russia, which underlie all the activities of men, in peace or war.
Queequeg believed strongly in anointing his boat, and one morning not long after the German ship Jungfrau disappeared, took more than customary pains in that occupation; crawling under its bottom, where it hung over the side, and rubbing in the unctuousness as though diligently seeking to insure a crop
of hair from the craft's bald keel.
If your crop
comes shorter into market than any of theirs, you won't lose your bet, I suppose?
Well, there's one crop
that never fails in Riverboro
Horticulture seemed, however, to have been abandoned in the deserted kitchen-garden; and where cabbages, carrots, radishes, pease, and melons had once flourished, a scanty crop
of lucerne alone bore evidence of its being deemed worthy of cultivation.
What I did next I scarcely know, for I had never before found myself in such a position; but I believe that I broke all restraints, and made the old man feel thoroughly ashamed of himself--Thedora helping me in the task, and well-nigh turning him neck and crop
out of the tenement.
At harvest time, though their crop
was of the smallest, they made an image with the sheaves of Indian corn, and wreathed it with autumnal garlands, and bore it home triumphantly.