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sow

(sou)
n.
a. An adult female pig, especially one that has had at least one litter.
b. The adult female of several other animals, such as the bear.
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Sower's philosophy hinges on the parable that one reaps what one sows.
GTHs are produced in response to hypothalamic gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH), what Sower calls the "master molecule" for reproduction in vertebrates- its discovery remains the holy grail of understanding hagfish reproduction.
Yet the Priscian passage, I believe, is not the only section of Marie's Prologue that advances this reader-response model of textual production, where obscurity gives rise to a series of glosses; that model is also suggested by the Prologue's allusions to the Parable of the Sower. In this parable, Jesus compares the dissemination of his word to the dissemination of seed, and the word's negative or positive reception by various classes of audience to the sterility or fecundity of different kinds of ground: the word is not rightly understood and hence comes to naught in morally deficient hearers but produces the metaphoric fruit of true understanding in virtuous auditors.
In The Sower of June 1888, the chrome yellow sun rises from the center of the horizon, thickly painted lines of light radiating into the sky.
In Parable of the Sower, Olamina has a condition called "hyperempathy," through which she feels the suffering of all of those around her.
Thirteen-and-a-half-year-old Calantha has always enjoyed losing herself in stories, and dreams of someday becoming apprenticed to the Sower of Tales, who alone knows the secrets of the story pods which grow in their fields.
Larry Sower, the founder of Crystal Peak, began thinking about waste-to-fertilizer technology more than a decade ago, while managing construction for Circle Four Farms in southwest Utah.
As the sower profits from wheat that falls onto the ground, so will you profit greatly in the world to come from the bread that you place before a hungry man.
The Sower's Seeds: 100 Inspiring Stories for Preaching, Teaching and Public Speaking, Brian Cavanaugh.
The work's companion piece features representational but low-resolution halftone images of subjects: soft-core spanking girls, a cartoonish Oktoberfest scene, sci-fi aliens, two people lying on a beach, a man sitting, a family, a man walking (after Millet's Sower?), another man bending over (after Courbet's Stonebreakers?), and a couple of Afghanis on horseback shown three times (seen clearly from a middle distance, from a bird's -eye view, and then wildly enlarged, brought too close, so that the men become abstract information).
A survey showed that the levels of gonadtropin-releasing hormone and androgen in malformed frogs were significantly lower than those in normal frogs (Sower et al.