Through the open window, by which Anne sat, blew the sweet, scented, sun-warm air of the August afternoon; outside, poplar boughs rustled and tossed in the wind; beyond them were the woods, where Lover's Lane wound its enchanted path, and the old apple orchard which still bore its rosy harvests
The stubbed wastes yielded excellent harvests
, and the superior quality of our agricultural produce was maintained through the increased supply of manure.
But by this experiment I was made master of my business, and knew exactly when the proper season was to sow, and that I might expect two seed-times and two harvests
At no Mother's knee but hers had he ever dwelt in his youth on hopeful promises, on playful fancies, on the harvests
of tenderness and humility that lie hidden in the early-fostered seeds of the imagination; on the oaks of retreat from blighting winds, that have the germs of their strong roots in nursery acorns.
The Catholics, bad harvests
, and the mysterious fluctuations of trade were the three evils mankind had to fear; even the floods had not been great of late years.
Yes, Jo, I think your harvest
will be a good one," began Mrs.
Success gave him nerve and even actual intrepidity; insomuch, indeed, that after he had conveyed his harvest
to his mother in a back alley, he went to the reception himself, and added several of the valuables of that house to his takings.
Shiv, who poured the harvest
and made the winds to blow, Sitting at the doorways of a day of long ago, Gave to each his portion, food and toil and fate, From the King upon the guddee to the Beggar at the gate.
Every new regulation concerning commerce or revenue, or in any way affecting the value of the different species of property, presents a new harvest
to those who watch the change, and can trace its consequences; a harvest
, reared not by themselves, but by the toils and cares of the great body of their fellow-citizens.
At some future day, in all probability, the rich harvest
of beaver fur, which may be reasonably anticipated in such a spot, will tempt adventurers to reduce all this doubtful region to the palpable certainty of a beaten track.
It seemed too strange for words to see others harvest
the wheat and to know that the usual crop could not be put in.
The hard-worked, fever-stricken missionaries stuck doggedly to their task, at times despairing, and looking forward for some special manifestation, some outburst of Pentecostal fire that would bring a glorious harvest
Shortly afterwards, at the harvest
festival, the owner released the Ox from his yoke, but bound the Heifer with cords and led him away to the altar to be slain in honor of the occasion.
Having satisfied his mind on that point, he stuck his boat-hook into the beast's back to harvest
his good fortune.
The hired men and the teams were in the harvest
fields behind the house, and the corn and wheat seemed to the child to be in prime condition.