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But I wouldn't hurt his dear old feelings for anything, so I carefully sowed them along the road at intervals.
As the time of his marriage approached, he felt that he had indeed sowed wild oats, and he felt, moreover, what a good thing it would be if he could have but one wild fling more, play the good fellow and the wastrel one last time, ere he settled down to grey lecture- rooms and sober matrimony.
In these words foolish Miss Pink sowed the seed for the harvest of trouble that was soon to come.
But a little seed was sowed then that took root, and though it grew very slowly, it came to something in the end.