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The brave old plant in its lonely days, Shall fatten upon the past; For the stateliest building man can raise, Is the Ivy's food at last.
Because you fancy that the shepherd or neatherd fattens of tends the sheep or oxen with a view to their own good and not to the good of himself or his master; and you further imagine that the rulers of states, if they are true rulers, never think of their subjects as sheep, and that they are not studying their own advantage day and night.
MILLIONS of babies could be at risk of obesity in later life as mums have been wrongly told to fatten them up.
When fans hear about these fatten "heroes," it's not that they can't handle the truth; it's that they have a hard time handling the evolving reality that our sports stars can no longer carry the burden of our expectations.
The force-feeding of the birds to fatten their livers is considered cruel by some people.
He doesn't really have the facilities to fatten the animals and relies on selling them to lowland farmers, who will finish the animals for the primestock market.
Students tracked and analyzed the expedition progress while scientists answered thoughtful questions from students and sent pictures of colorful flora, fauna and fish, videos and science articles to fatten their coral reef knowledge.
Now that Tiger Woods has shed those stuck-in-the-rough Ryder Cup teammates, does it look like he's more comfortable playing again as a selfish individual simply trying to win tournaments and fatten his own wallet?
A lot of my spreadsheets contain macros, which, of course, fatten the files.
Filmmakers such as Atom Egoyan, Patricia Rozema, Bruce McDonald, Peter Mettler and John Greyson flourished during this "golden age," the likes of which we will never see again under the current system of competing tax credits that only serve to fatten the wallets of fickle producers and provide seasonal, uncertain work for production crews.
The report pointed out that the expanding tuna farming industry's need to feed and fatten the caged tuna has also resulted in increased fishing pressure on some local stocks of small fish such as the anchovy.
sibling the location's "New Year's resolution was to fatten up our January calendar.