He's not a plow boy, and he will finish his schooling.
Brandon is no plow boy.
The house sits more than a mile off the snow plow route, so sometimes I'm snowed in for a week or so.
Mow it down, plow it under and plant food that had to be tended.
We plow them under so we can plant a garden and then spend half our time pulling them out of it so we can grow something to eat.
Plow-steel rope has breaking and working strengths respectively of at least 48 and 8 tons.
The form "plow" was common in English until the beginning of the 18th century, and is usual in America.
If you are a farmer and work alone, you can only plant as much land as you can personally plow. You can do just a couple of thousand calories of work a day, consuming only the energy produced by the food you ate.
Now, if you acquire an ox, a new source of energy, you can plow more.
An iron plow comes three thousand years later in 500 BC, along with intensive row cultivation.
One farmer says to me, "You cannot live on vegetable food solely, for it furnishes nothing to make bones with"; and so he religiously devotes a part of his day to supplying his system with the raw material of bones; walking all the while he talks behind his oxen, which, with vegetable-made bones, jerk him and his lumbering plow along in spite of every obstacle.
I was obliged to hire a team and a man for the plowing, though I held the plow myself.
I heard it proposed lately that two young men should travel together over the world, the one without money, earning his means as he went, before the mast and behind the plow, the other carrying a bill of exchange in his pocket.
If the snow lies deep, they strap on his snowshoes, and, with the giant plow, plow a furrow from the mountains to the seaboard, in which the cars, like a following drill-barrow, sprinkle all the restless men and floating merchandise in the country for seed.
The bullet of your thought must have overcome its lateral and ricochet motion and fallen into its last and steady course before it reaches the ear of the hearer, else it may plow out again through the side of his head.
But sometimes Squaw Walden had her revenge, and a hired man, walking behind his team, slipped through a crack in the ground down toward Tartarus, and he who was so brave before suddenly became but the ninth part of a man, almost gave up his animal heat, and was glad to take refuge in my house, and acknowledged that there was some virtue in a stove; or sometimes the frozen soil took a piece of steel out of a plowshare, or a plow got set in the furrow and had to be cut out.
Who will plow the land if they are set free?
The chief thing in his eyes was not the nitrogen in the soil, nor the oxygen in the air, nor manures, nor special plows, but that most important agent by which nitrogen, oxygen, manure, and plow were made effective-- the peasant laborer.