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He said he should like to be married, because he was a-going in four-and-twenty, and had got a deal of gardening work, now Mr.
I saw we should have no more gardening if I let this sort of thing go on, so I quietly took the snail away, and put it on a bank where he couldn't reach it.
That's what makes all this classical landscape gardening so desolate," he said to himself.
As evening thickened some of the gardening men and women gave over for the night, but the greater number remained to get their planting done, Tess being among them, though she sent her sister home.
A fine new style of gardening," said Joe, "and I'll import the idea to England.
You will never persuade a Zulu to take much interest in gardening.
But his gardening made him attentive to the heavens, and the proximity of the Bun Hill gas-works and the Crystal Palace, from which ascents were continually being made, and presently the descent of ballast upon his potatoes, conspired to bear in upon his unwilling mind the fact that the Goddess of Change was turning her disturbing attention to the sky.
These girls are taught gardening, fruit-growing, dairying, bee-culture, and poultry-raising.
Undoubtedly some relation exists between all who live contemporaneously, and so it is possible to find some connection between the intellectual activity of men and their historical movements, just as such a connection may be found between the movements of humanity and commerce, handicraft, gardening, or anything else you please.
You talk to them about their children, if they have any, or their accomplishments-- painting, gardening, poetry--they're so delightfully sympathetic.
She looked really glad to see me--her brown eyes beamed clear and kindly--she gave my hand another inestimable shake--the summer breezes waved her black curls gently upward from her waist--she had on a straw hat and a brown Holland gardening dress.
Go back to your gardening, and don't return to the house till I send for you.
The last had been a set of light gardening tools, with which she had helped him put the flower-beds in order, learning all sorts of new and pleasant things about the plants as she worked, for, though she had studied botany at school, it seemed very dry stuff compared with Uncle Alec's lively lesson.
Speaking of gardening, we want to get a man to dig up that little lot beyond the fir grove and set it out with strawberry plants for us.
He was familiar with the literature and history not only of the ancient world but of all the important modern nations of western Europe, with philosophy, the sciences of painting, architecture, botany, zoology, gardening, entomology (he had a large collection of insects), and even heraldry.