Neither will he deserve the blame," added she more kindly, remembering Uncle Venner's privileges of age and humble familiarity, "if I should, by and by, find it convenient to retire with you to your farm
He assisted the farmers occasionally in the lighter labors of their farms
, helped to make hay, mended the fences, took the horses to water, drove the cows from pasture, and cut wood for the winter fire.
I told mother last night if there was likely to be any more children while I was away I'd have to be sent for, for when there's a baby it always takes Hannah and me both, for mother has the cooking and the farm
These were raised in great abundance; so that, with the products of this and the other farms
belonging to him, he was able to keep in almost constant em- ployment a large sloop, in carrying them to market at Baltimore.
But to think of a niece o' mine being cause o' my husband's being turned out of his farm
, and me brought him no fortin but my savin's "
They were to go to Rockett's--the farm
of one Cloke, in the southern counties--where, she assured them, they would meet the genuine England of folklore and song.
Some day, when you've got a fine farm
here, you'll see the sense of what I'm doin' now and thank me for it.
She turned when she saw him coming, and walked beside him towards Mercy Farm
, keeping step with him as they walked.
He was the youngest son of his father, a poor parson at the other end of the county, and had arrived at Talbothays Dairy as a six months' pupil, after going the round of some other farms
, his object being to acquire a practical skill in the various processes of farming, with a view either to the Colonies, or the tenure of a home-farm
, as circumstances might decide.
He used to drive in from his farm
every day at about noon, and as that was my own hour for fetching my mail I often passed him in the porch or stood beside him while we waited on the motions of the distributing hand behind the grating.
Dagley complained to me the other day that he hadn't got a decent gate on his farm
Dorothy Gale lived on a farm
in Kansas, with her Aunt Em and her Uncle Henry.