Here, too, the slaves of all the other farms received their monthly allowance of food, and their yearly clothing.
All the mechanical operations for all the farms were performed here.
When Dorothy told about the riches of this fairy country Uncle Henry would sigh, for he knew that a single one of the great emeralds that were so common there would pay all his debts and leave his farm
When he was twelve years old he went to the Bentley farm
"I should be hard to please," she said laughing, "if I didn't enjoy my visit to the farm
He could not send them both together, for he could neither afford to pay two fees, nor could he spare both boys at once, as already the children helped with the farm
"Mismanagement did it--besides, the days for small farms
"Why, the dear, he never farms
. He has never farmed
On our way to the farm
we arranged that Miss Halcombe was to enter the house alone, and that I was to wait outside, within call.
"Ah, the Scantlands would go much better with Choyce's farm
, especially as he wants dairyland and you've got plenty.
You mustn't blame her too much, for she was just famishing for flesh, the way you are, sometimes, for a drink of water, when you've been playing hard." Thus rationalized, the old sow's conduct lost some of its grewsomeness, and in time, of course, the shock of the whole experience was submerged under other and newer impressions, but always the remembrance of it floated near the surface of his consciousness, his first outstanding memory of his father and the farm
Hedges of evergreen or of yellow roses bordered the broad highway and the farms
showed the care of their industrious inhabitants.
Then give me back my lonely farm
Where none alive did wish me harm Dear home of youth!
He would have liked to linger on, watching her tidy up and then settle down to her sewing; but he wanted still more to get the hauling done and be back at the farm
He was the youngest son of his father, a poor parson at the other end of the county, and had arrived at Talbothays Dairy as a six months' pupil, after going the round of some other farms
, his object being to acquire a practical skill in the various processes of farming, with a view either to the Colonies, or the tenure of a home-farm, as circumstances might decide.