How to use Plowman in a sentence
Thus "the great unknown" from the Oberland is the ideal character, "who illustrates how God does his work for the world and for the church through a divinely trained and spiritually illuminated layman," just as William Langland in England about the same time drew the figure of Piers Plowman.
The earl's memory remained green for a long time, and in the Vision of Piers Plowman his name is linked with that of Robin Hood.
The oldest mention of Robin Hood at present known occurs in the second edition - what is called the B text - of Piers the Plowman, the date of which is about 1377.
These " pilgrim signs " are frequently alluded to in literature - notably in the Canterbury Tales and in Piers Plowman.
But there are references which suggest its previous award in Piers Plowman and Chaucer.Advertisement
A broadside entitled Davy Dycars Dreame, a short and seemingly alliterative poem in the manner of Piers Plowman, brought him into trouble with the privy council, but he was dismissed with a reprimand.
An interesting passage in Piers Plowman furnishes us with a proof of the extent to which these songs penetrated into England.
The New English Dictionary quotes Piers Plowman as containing the earliest personification of the name.
Tickets, which include a plowman's supper and quiz, cost £ 3.50 for adults and £ 2.50 for children.
Stallybrass) - and for the bandit (see "Roberdes Knaues" in the Prologue of Piers the Plowman, 1.44, and the note in Warton's Hist.Advertisement
The woodman sang of the wild forest; the plowman sang of the fields; the shepherd sang of his sheep; and those who listened forgot about the storm and the cold weather.
Tickets, which include a plowman 's supper and quiz, cost £ 3.50 for adults and £ 2.50 for children.
A plowman and his great plow, now standing idle in the furrow, had in a day wrought a terrible havoc.