They belong to the best ploughman in the parish--John Turnbull.
TOM THUMB Illustration Illustration Illustration THE HISTORY OF TOM THUMB AND OTHER STORIES Illustration Profusely Illustrated THE HISTORY OF TOM THUMB In the days of King Arthur, Merlin, the famous enchanter, was out on a journey, and stopped one day at the cottage of an honest ploughman to ask for refreshment.
It is admitted, we believe, on all hands, that a less skilful workman will execute as presentable a piece of work with a wheel-plough, as a more skilful ploughman with a Scotch swing-plough.
In which case, it appears plainly that A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees, as Poor RICHARD says.
I did not distinctly understand you,--you don't mean to make an actual ploughman of him?