If his meal is not ready in season, he takes his rifle, hies to the forest or prairie, shoots his own game, lights his fire, and cooks his repast.
In the months of June and July, when there is an interval between the hunting seasons, a general rendezvous is held, at some designated place in the mountains, where the affairs of the past year are settled by the resident partners, and the plans for the following year arranged.
The snow yet lay scattered over most of those distant clearings that were visible in different parts of the mountains; though here and there an opening might be seen where, as the white covering yielded to the season
, the bright and lively green of the wheat served to enkindle the hopes of the husbandman.
Indian rivers are nearly always moving about in their beds, and will shift, sometimes, as much as two or three miles in a season
, drowning the fields on one bank, and spreading good silt on the other.
The evening, though sunless, had been warm and muggy for the season
, and Tess had come out with her milking-hood only, naked-armed and jacketless; certainly not dressed for a drive.
In this we have been successful to a degree that makes me feel safe in saying that the season
now has a new meaning, not only through all that immediate region, but, in a measure, wherever our graduates have gone.
in our fields, because the seeds are in great excess compared with the number of birds which feed on them; nor can the birds, though having a superabundance of food at this one season
, increase in number proportionally to the supply of seed, as their numbers are checked during winter: but any one who has tried, knows how troublesome it is to get seed from a few wheat or other such plants in a garden; I have in this case lost every single seed.
Of two patterns which differ only by a few threads more or less of a particular color, the one will be sold readily, the other lie on the shelf, though it frequently happens that after the lapse of a season
the latter becomes the most fashionable.
Esther is full of her first season
in town; but she is still heart-whole and unengaged.
At other times he worked in the garden, but as there was little to do in the frosty season
, he read to the old man and Agatha.
I found after I came about two miles up, that the tide did not flow any higher, and that it was no more than a little brook of running water, very fresh and good; but this being the dry season
, there was hardly any water in some parts of it - at least not enough to run in any stream, so as it could be perceived.
Scent of smoke in the evening, Smell of rain in the night, The hours, the days and the seasons
Order their souls aright; Till I make plain the meaning Of all my thousand years Till I fill their hearts with knowledge, While I fill their eyes with tears.