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the season of the year during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive

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any time of new development

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the time during which seeds should be planted

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The last woodcut, All the Days of the Earth, which marks the subsidence of the Flood and God's promise not to destroy everything living thing again: "So long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night shall not cease.
The agricultural year had two primary divisions: seedtime and harvest.
21) Dawkins even cites Genesis as poetically anticipating Darwin, "Our lives are governed by cycles, just as Darwin said--and Genesis before him: 'While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.
The jointly reduction of seedtime, the harvest, and from the yields, generates important losses to the colonists.
He examines "Hawthorne's understanding of founding beliefs developed through his depiction of the ramifications in the lives of transplanted Europeans during the country's Puritan seedtime and in the era following Independence up to about the middle of the nineteenth century" (3).
Later, in the eighteenth century, George Campbell believed "much additional weight and distinctness are given to each particular" by repeating the conjunction" because "deliberate attention to every circumstance, as being of importance" heightens "the multiplicity of the circumstances," as in, "While the earth remaineth, said God immediately after the deluge, seedtime, and harvest, and cold, and heat, and summer, and winter, and day, and night shall not cease.
Prudence in learning them to economyze [sic] by not starting the ballance of the time until the next issue; policy or rather providence in encouraging them to be industrious at seedtime, in sowing afterwards in cultivating the soil so that at harvest something to gather, and to gather and take care of it.
Over the past thirty years, however, as China has been remade and has reopened itself to the world, many scholars have come to see the years of 1913 through the 1930s as a fertile seedtime, with advances in politics, commerce, and culture that prefigure not only today's China but also Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan.
As crop prices fell (reflecting increased efficiencies in the economy), farmers were hard-pressed to pay back loans they had obtained to finance their seedtime.
As it happened to Wordsworth" evokes The Prelude's first book: "Fair seedtime had my soul, and I grew up / Fostered alike by beauty and by fear" (1: 305-6).
at 18 (citing CLINTON ROSSITER, SEEDTIME OF THE REPUBLIC 54 (1953)).
The ground has never been so dry in seedtime since we have been here.
If the 1970s were the seedtime of the Reagan Revolution, the revolution was not always "rightward" in outcome.
1991) Seedtime for the Modern Civil Rights Movement: The President's Committee on Fair Employment Practices, 1941-46.
God's promise after the Flood was: "While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night, shall not cease.