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sow

1. a female adult pig
2. the female of certain other animals, such as the mink
3. Metallurgy
a. the channels for leading molten metal to the moulds in casting pig iron
b. iron that has solidified in these channels

sow

[sau̇]
(metallurgy)
A mold of larger size than a pig.
A channel that conducts molten metal to molds in a pig bed.
(vertebrate zoology)
An adult female swine.
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Readings were taken from Exodus Chapt 14 vs 10 - 17 where God gives His instructions to Moses and Mark chapt 4 vs 3-12 'The Parable of the Sower.
Today, following ambitious Chinese investment in the form of Haowei and Shan Chen, Sower operates worldwide and has on its books some of the most iconic, exceptional properties to offer both within Cardiff and around the world.
The sower didn't look for the good soil," she notes.
The parable of the sower is the narrative form of the word of the Lord from Isaiah, "so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and succeed in the thing for which I sent it" (Isaiah 55:11).
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Before I turn to the Parable of the Sower and its commentary tradition, it might be useful to sum up critical opinion about what precisely Marie is saying about obscurity and how that statement informs her own authorial practice.
Art historians consider this period in van Gogh's career to be the most prolific: the outpouring of work in his mature style is astonishing, and many paintings from this short span of time have become icons of western art: View of Arles with Irises in the Foreground; The Zouave; Portrait of Joseph Roulin; Oleanders; The Night Cafe; Van Gogh's Bedroom; L'Arlesienne: Madame Ginoux; Vincent's Chair; and three versions of The Sower, all done in 1888, as well as many of his most haunting self-portraits, including two titled Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, both done in 1889.
Butler's greatest achievements may be Parable of the Sower (1993) and its 1998 sequel, Parable of the Talents.
Stone, and Chris Sower, of the CB Richard Ellis/Northeast Multi-Housing Team, along with Malcolm McComb, of CB Richard Ellis' Atlanta office, exclusively represented the seller, GID Investment Advisers, LLC, and procured the buyer, Fairfield Residential, LLC.
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Her novels, which include Pattern Master, Wild Seed and Parable of the Sower (all Aspect reprints, 1995, 1999 and 1995 respectively), are set in worlds that reflect much of our contemporary diversity and expand on it with the introduction of altered humans and separate species.