1 He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits.
2 Hogben's Folly was still eminent; the very flat, field-parcelled land had changed only in this--the tractor had to some extent superseded the plough.
3 Digging and delving we break with the share of the plough the clod.
4 Not a plough had ever disturbed a grain of that stubborn soil.
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5 Their records had perished long ago by the plough, while the works of these remained.
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6 In which case they would certainly plough you for the Little-go.
7 Konstantin Levin, whose presence was needed in the plough land and meadows, had come to take his brother in the trap.
8 Looking towards the plough land across the river, he made out something black, but he could not distinguish whether it was a horse or the bailiff on horseback.
9 They were turning the plough over.
10 He earthed up his potatoes with a modern plough borrowed from a neighboring landowner.
11 Now, involuntarily it seemed, he cut more and more deeply into the soil like a plough, so that he could not be drawn out without turning aside the furrow.
12 Presently Ambrosch said sullenly in English: 'You take them ox tomorrow and try the sod plough.'
13 On some upland farm, a plough had been left standing in the field.
14 The fields below us were dark, the sky was growing pale, and that forgotten plough had sunk back to its own littleness somewhere on the prairie.
15 They stood out strengthened and simplified now, like the image of the plough against the sun.