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But as the seasons went by it remained questionable whether Agatha was the more to be congratulated on having begun life after leaving school or Henrietta on having finished it.
The Scripture says: "And let us not be weary in well-doing, for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
The company that can first open its tempting supplies of coffee, tobacco, ammunition, scarlet cloth, blankets, bright shawls, and glittering trinkets has the greatest chance to get all the peltries and furs of the Indians and free trappers, and to engage their services for the next season.
Duke, that I had him his first season in our camp; and it is not a wonder that he knows something of his trade.
He had even taken pains to lie at the exact angle a naturally stranded log would make with the water, having regard to the current of the season at the time and place.
The supply was getting less as the animals advanced in calf, and the supernumerary milkers of the lush green season had been dismissed.
In their poverty and ignorance it was pathetic to see their attempts to get joy out of the season that in most parts of the country is so sacred and so dear to the heart.
At all seasons and times the long and uninterrupted repose of a child was the repose that I enjoyed.
Hesiod's diction is in the main Homeric, but one of his charms is the use of quaint allusive phrases derived, perhaps, from a pre- Hesiodic peasant poetry: thus the season when Boreas blows is the time when `the Boneless One gnaws his foot by his fireless hearth in his cheerless house'; to cut one's nails is `to sever the withered from the quick upon that which has five branches'; similarly the burglar is the `day-sleeper', and the serpent is the `hairless one'.
Every being, which during its natural lifetime produces several eggs or seeds, must suffer destruction during some period of its life, and during some season or occasional year, otherwise, on the principle of geometrical increase, its numbers would quickly become so inordinately great that no country could support the product.
Our moulting season, like that of the fowls, must be a crisis in our lives.
Huntingdon for a season, my spirits begin to revive.