Here, too, the slaves of all the other farms
received their monthly allowance of food, and their yearly clothing.
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 free.
When the banker told Uncle Henry that he must pay the money in thirty days or leave the farm, the poor man was in despair, as he knew he could not possibly get the money.
On the street he had met the farm hand from the Bentley place and knew of his son's return to town.
When he was twelve years old he went to the Bentley farm to live.
I should be hard to please," she said laughing, "if I didn't enjoy my visit to the farm.
Hardyman pushed steadily forw ard through the obstacle of the farm to the question of the farm's master.
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
It was off my mind, it was almost out of my memory, when I went downstairs to the breakfast-room, and informed Miss Halcombe that I was ready to walk with her to the farm
Poyser for a tenant I wish you could put in a word for him to allow us some new gates for the Five closes, for my husband's been asking and asking till he's tired, and to think o' what he's done for the farm
, and's never had a penny allowed him, be the times bad or good.
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
The city itself was still a long way off, but all around it was a green meadow as pretty as a well-kept lawn, and in this were neither houses nor farms
to spoil the beauty of the scene.
and I had to sew extra for punishment because she says a morgage is disgrace like stealing or smallpox and it will be all over town that we have one on our farm
Left alone, after his father's accident, to carry the burden of farm
and mill, he had had no time for convivial loiterings in the village; and when his mother fell ill the loneliness of the house grew more oppressive than that of the fields.
Mismanagement did it--besides, the days for small farms