We'll begin with him to-morrow, and look at his crops as we go.
We'll keep 'em coupled next time till we get well in among the crops.
He said that since I had set my magnificent foot in his kingdom the crops
would probably yield seventy per cent more than the average.
When my hoe tinkled against the stones, that music echoed to the woods and the sky, and was an accompaniment to my labor which yielded an instant and immeasurable crop.
But why should not the New Englander try new adventures, and not lay so much stress on his grain, his potato and grass crop, and his orchards -- raise other crops than these?
of clover coming up in the stubble was magnificent.
Where we got one thin crop, they get four fat crops.
Just look at this piece of ground--four crops a year, an' every inch of soil workin' over time.
However, as my arable land was but small, suited to my crop, I got it totally well fenced in about three weeks' time; and shooting some of the creatures in the daytime, I set my dog to guard it in the night, tying him up to a stake at the gate, where he would stand and bark all night long; so in a little time the enemies forsook the place, and the corn grew very strong and well, and began to ripen apace.
But as the beasts ruined me before, while my corn was in the blade, so the birds were as likely to ruin me now, when it was in the ear; for, going along by the place to see how it throve, I saw my little crop surrounded with fowls, of I know not how many sorts, who stood, as it were, watching till I should be gone.
I - I would not draw evil upon myself - or my crops.
Where the hard-worked soil gives three and even four crops a year through patches of sugar-cane, tobacco, long white radishes, and nol-kol, all that day they strolled on, turning aside to every glimpse of water; rousing village dogs and sleeping villages at noonday; the lama replying to the volleyed questions with an unswerving simplicity.
He became rather distinguished in his side of the county as a theoretic and practical farmer, and produced a work on the "Cultivation of Green Crops
and the Economy of Cattle-Feeding" which won him high congratulations at agricultural meetings.
It was not a big farm, nor a very good one, because sometimes the rain did not come when the crops
needed it, and then everything withered and dried up.
Far away on each hand stretch the rich pastures, and the patches of dark earth made ready for the seed of broad-leaved green crops
, or touched already with the tint of the tender-bladed autumn-sown corn.