When he awoke the next morning he broke off a head of the bad and a head of the good cabbage
, thinking, 'This will help me to regain my own, and to punish faithlessness.
He lost one of his shoes among the cabbages
, and the other shoe amongst the potatoes.
In fact Wolfert Webber was one of those worthy Dutch burghers of the Manhattoes whose fortunes have been made, in a manner, in spite of themselves; who have tenaciously held on to their hereditary acres, raising turnips and cabbages
about the skirts of the city, hardly able to make both ends meet, until the corporation has cruelly driven streets through their abodes, and they have suddenly awakened out of their lethargy, and, to their astonishment, found themselves rich men.
Every house has a small garden before it, with a circular path, a sun-dial, and twenty-four cabbages
Aunt Em had just come out of the house to water the cabbages
when she looked up and saw Dorothy running toward her.
But the huntsman had heard all they said; and as soon as they were gone, he climbed to the top of the mountain, and when he had sat there a short time a cloud came rolling around him, and caught him in a whirlwind and bore him along for some time, till it settled in a garden, and he fell quite gently to the ground amongst the greens and cabbages
Ah, if I had only known then that he was only a common mortal, and that his mission had nothing more overpowering about it than the collecting of seeds and uncommon yams and extraordinary cabbages
and peculiar bullfrogs for that poor, useless, innocent, mildewed old fossil the Smithsonian Institute, I would have felt so much relieved.
we poor philosophers are to a constable as a plot of cabbages
or a radish bed to the garden of the Louvre.
Then they brought large dishes of cabbages
and potatoes; the sight of them turned Philip's stomach; he noticed that everyone poured quantities of vinegar over them.
It lifted its catch, swung about with an appearance of painful indecision amidst a roar of wrath, and dropped it at last neatly, and as if by inspiration, over the head of a peasant woman in charge of an assortment of cabbages
in the market-place.
There were three men in sight, one of whom was a policeman; a market-cart full of cabbages
, and a dilapidated looking cab.
So a sensible man who has lost his chance of some beautiful inheritance might tread out the narrow bounds of his actual dwelling-place, and assure himself that life is supportable within its demesne, only one must grow turnips and cabbages
, not melons and pomegranates.