The duke has had many affairs of gallantry; and if he has fostered his amours by promises of eternal constancy, he must likewise have sown the seeds of hatred by his eternal infidelities.”
The church and the Christian missionary may not have intended to spread, equalitarian doctrines, but behind the church was the unquenchable personality of Jesus of Nazareth, and even in spite of himself the Christian preacher brought the seeds of freedom and responsibility with him, and sooner or later they shot up where he had been.
Then heaven opened and a voice was heard saying to him, "By myself have I sworn, saith the Lord, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son: that in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice."
The third field of corn, though incomparably larger than the others, was prepared with great care and received the precious seed.
Iris-necked, and pink-footed, the pigeons ran about picking up seeds.
A plant which annually produces a thousand seeds, of which on an average only one comes to maturity, may be more truly said to struggle with the plants of the same and other kinds which already clothe the ground.
In addition to the game, Herbert thought that he might meet with some useful little plant which was not to be despised, and the young naturalist was rewarded by discovering a sort of wild spinach and numerous specimens of the genus cabbage, which would, doubtless, bear transplanting; they were cresses, horse-radishes, and a little, velvety, spreading plant, three-feet high, bearing brownish-colored seeds.
God took seeds from different worlds and sowed them on this earth,and His garden grew up and everything came up that could come up,but what grows lives and is alive only through the feeling of itscontact with other mysterious worlds.
01:038:008 And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother.
Leave some seed within the God Kings of Hallandren, allowing them to pass their power from father to son."
As icebergs are known to be sometimes loaded with earth and stones, and have even carried brushwood, bones, and the nest of a land-bird, I can hardly doubt that they must occasionally have transported seeds from one part to another of the arctic and antarctic regions, as suggested by Lyell; and during the Glacial period from one part of the now temperate regions to another.
10:007:012 And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom.
While you are planting the seed, he cries,—“Drop it, drop it,—cover it up, cover it up,—pull it up, pull it up, pull it up.”
But the souls that thirst after Thee, and that appear before Thee(being by other bounds divided from the society of the sea), Thouwaterest by a sweet spring, that the earth may bring forth herfruit, and Thou, Lord God, so commanding, our soul may bud forth worksof mercy according to their kind, loving our neighbour in the reliefof his bodily necessities, having seed in itself according to itslikeness, when from feeling of our infirmity, we compassionate so asto relieve the needy; helping them, as we would be helped; if wewere in like need; not only in things easy, as in herb yieldingseed, but also in the protection of our assistance, with our beststrength, like the tree yielding fruit: that is, well-doing inrescuing him that suffers wrong, from the hand of the powerful, andgiving him the shelter of protection, by the mighty strength of justjudgment.
In these days of fatted cattle and waving grain-fields this humble root, which was once the totem of an Indian tribe, is quite forgotten, or known only by its flowering vine; but let wild Nature reign here once more, and the tender and luxurious English grains will probably disappear before a myriad of foes, and without the care of man the crow may carry back even the last seed of corn to the great cornfield of the Indian’s God in the south-west, whence he is said to have brought it; but the now almost exterminated ground-nut will perhaps revive and flourish in spite of frosts and wildness, prove itself indigenous, and resume its ancient importance and dignity as the diet of the hunter tribe.
24:031:037 Thus saith the LORD; If heaven above can be measured, and the foundations of the earth searched out beneath, I will also cast off all the seed of Israel for all that they have done, saith the LORD.
“Nor to gather some seed,” added Herbert, “which will give us some of our own vegetables.”
01:019:031 And the firstborn said unto the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the earth: 01:019:032 Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father.
03:012:001 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 03:012:002 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a woman have conceived seed, and born a man child: then she shall be unclean seven days; according to the days of the separation for her infirmity shall she be unclean.
She found, to her dismay, that this was owing to their having eaten all the seed potatoes,--that last lapse of the improvident.
It is as if he said that every man as he journeys through life is scattering seed at every step.
Slightly, if he had an opportunity, would blaze cut a mark in the trees, for instance, Curly would drop seeds, and Wendy would leave her handkerchief at some important place.
On the above principle, nurserymen always prefer getting seed from a large body of plants of the same variety, as the chance of intercrossing with other varieties is thus lessened.
Bathsheba was far from dreaming that the dark and silent shape upon which she had so carelessly thrown a seed was a hotbed of tropic intensity.
12:017:020 And the LORD rejected all the seed of Israel, and afflicted them, and delivered them into the hand of spoilers, until he had cast them out of his sight.
Whether that Artificer of things,The origin of a better world, made him from the divine seed;Or the earth, being recent and lately sundered from the highEther, retained some seeds of cognate heaven.”
30:009:013 Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him that soweth seed; and the mountains shall drop sweet wine, and all the hills shall melt.
Our ambassadors should be instructed to send home such seeds as these, and Congress help to distribute them over all the land.
My father gave me seeds to sow.
For convenience sake I chiefly tried small seeds, without the capsule or fruit; and as all of these sank in a few days, they could not be floated across wide spaces of the sea, whether or not they were injured by the salt-water.
Their cattle are allowed to wander through the woods and other uncultivated grounds, where they are half-starved; having long ago extirpated almost all the annual grasses, by cropping them too early in the spring, before they had time to form their flowers, or to shed their seeds.
The robe, that with its regal folds enwraps The world, and with the nearer breath of God Doth burn and quiver, held so far retir’d Its inner hem and skirting over us, That yet no glimmer of its majesty Had stream’d unto me: therefore were mine eyes Unequal to pursue the crowned flame, That rose and sought its natal seed of fire; And like to babe, that stretches forth its arms For very eagerness towards the breast, After the milk is taken; so outstretch’d Their wavy summits all the fervent band, Through zealous love to Mary: then in view There halted, and “Regina Coeli ” sang So sweetly, the delight hath left me never.
05:004:037 And because he loved thy fathers, therefore he chose their seed after them, and brought thee out in his sight with his mighty power out of Egypt; 05:004:038 To drive out nations from before thee greater and mightier than thou art, to bring thee in, to give thee their land for an inheritance, as it is this day.
Cut off the tops and remove the seeds from large sweet peppers.
01:017:007 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.
Some hawks and owls bolt their prey whole, and after an interval of from twelve to twenty hours, disgorge pellets, which, as I know from experiments made in the Zoological Gardens, include seeds capable of germination.
Their destructive efforts were aided by millions of little red mice, who destroyed the seeds before they could grow.
Wet soil may rot the seed, or frost may nip the early buds, or the weather may prove too wet or too dry to bring the crops to maturity, but none of these things occur to prevent the harvest of one's actions.
The nearest that I came to actual possession was when I bought the Hollowell place, and had begun to sort my seeds, and collected materials with which to make a wheelbarrow to carry it on or off with; but before the owner gave me a deed of it, his wife—every man has such a wife—changed her mind and wished to keep it, and he offered me ten dollars to release him.
03:021:015 Neither shall he profane his seed among his people: for I the LORD do sanctify him.
11:011:039 And I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not for ever.
You may be sure I saved the seed, hoping that in time I might have enough grain to supply me with bread.
My contractions squeezed his thick cock as he moved over me, and he exhaled my name as he released his seed deep inside me.
01:048:011 And Israel said unto Joseph, I had not thought to see thy face: and, lo, God hath shewed me also thy seed.
No matter how "polite" and "refined" and "respectable" the seed may be, no matter how closely it resembles the good seed, its true nature will out, the blight of corruption will be upon it.
Peel large cucumbers; cut off the ends; scoop out the seeds; sprinkle with salt.
Though its cultivation requires much more labour, yet the surplus which remains after replacing the seed and maintaining all that labour, is likewise much greater.
But if words, That I may utter, shall prove seed to bear Fruit of eternal infamy to him,The traitor whom I gnaw at, thou at once Shalt see me speak and weep.
According to ancient authors, if a man pounds the seeds or roots of the trapa bispinosa, the kasurika, the tuscan jasmine, and liquorice, together with the kshirakapoli (a kind of onion), and puts the powder into milk mixed with sugar and ghee, and having boiled the whole mixture on a moderate fire, drinks the paste so formed, he will be able to enjoy innumerable women.
He proposed to use this new wealth to provide seed, stock, and agricultural implements for the resettlement of the land.