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And, by the way, who estimates the value of the crop which nature yields in the still wilder fields unimproved by man?
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.
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.
Think how this left us; a man, a woman and two children, to gather a crop that was planted by so much greater force, yes, and pro- tect it night and day from pigeons and prowling animals that be sacred and must not be hurt by any of our sort.
At every half-mile a groaning water-wheel lifted the soft water from the river to the crops by way of a mud-built aqueduct.
And if there's a good crop you shall have half a rouble for every acre.
Where we got one thin crop, they get four fat crops.
I have been given these abundant crops and God has also sent me a boy who is called David," he whispered to himself.
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 moon was at full and drew out the scent of the tasseled crop.
My head feels deliciously light and cool, and the barber said I could soon have a curly crop, which will be boyish, becoming, and easy to keep in order.
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.