Farmer


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Farmer

John. ?1565--1605, English madrigal composer and organist
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The wife had to fetch the wine which she had hidden, and the farmer drank and grew very merry.
If tonight it should happen to rain," said the Farmer, "you can sleep in that little doghouse near-by, where you will find plenty of straw for a soft bed.
That's a rather pretty eye,'" remarked the Munchkin who was watching the farmer.
The first farmer who discovered the value of the telephone was the market gardener.
Ask the woman," said the farmer, nodding over his shoulder.
Environed by them, while the Woodman and the Farmer worked unheeded, those two of the large jaws, and those other two of the plain and the fair faces, trod with stir enough, and carried their divine rights with a high hand.
Benjy paused, in hopes of drawing the farmer at once on the subject of his ailments without further direct application.
The farmer, seeing before him this figure in full armour brandishing a lance over his head, gave himself up for dead, and made answer meekly, "Sir Knight, this youth that I am chastising is my servant, employed by me to watch a flock of sheep that I have hard by, and he is so careless that I lose one every day, and when I punish him for his carelessness and knavery he says I do it out of niggardliness, to escape paying him the wages I owe him, and before God, and on my soul, he lies.
But, father, don't you think that a young woman equally pure and virtuous as Miss Chant, but one who, in place of that lady's ecclesiastical accomplishments, understands the duties of farm life as well as a farmer himself, would suit me infinitely better?
You've heard the story of the farmer and the white sparrow'" he asked Billy, at dinner.
A farmer had a horse that had been an excellent faithful servant to him: but he was now grown too old to work; so the farmer would give him nothing more to eat, and said, 'I want you no longer, so take yourself off out of my stable; I shall not take you back again until you are stronger than a lion.
The queen buys him of his master the farmer, and presents him to the king.