Usage examples for Cabbages

  1. I have been in many lands, but never saw a country supply such a variety of products as Australia does- potatoes, onions, cabbages, carrots, peas, beans and scores of other vegetables in abundance. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  2. Now the Princess was no coward, so, although she had not expected to face a Giant, she gathered up her courage, and cried out sharply, " Who gave thee liberty to cut our cabbages? – The Scottish Fairy Book by Elizabeth W. Grierson
  3. There's a nice seat on the cabbages, where I've spread a sack. – Life's Little Ironies A set of tales with some colloquial sketches entitled A Few Crusted Characters by Thomas Hardy
  4. Wallie almost hated the lemonade tray as he slammed it on the table, for in his utter disgust with everything and everybody the design seemed to look more like cabbages than roses. – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  5. There is cabbages and there is cauliflowers. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  6. The only thing that remained to be done was to pass through Ireland as they returned to Sweden, to see if perchance Patrick O'Donoghan had returned there to pass the remainder of his days planting cabbages. – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
  7. Foolish man, those were cabbages. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  8. In trying to escape from this inquisitive neighbour, Marie hurt her foot, but was caught, and confessed that it was she who went at night to water poor Mother Lobineau's cabbages; because if they failed the old woman might starve, and no one else remembered her destitute and helpless state. – Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag by Louisa M. Alcott
  9. Always in extreme, he said he cared not; and talked wildly of planting cabbages- talk in which he indulged often without meaning anything. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  10. He ran on errands to Drumsna, and occasionally to Carrick- on- Shannon- fetched the priest's letters- dug his potatoes- planted his cabbages, and cleaned his horse Paul. – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  11. Across the moors they went; then- for they were going inland- they came to fields again, and the path ran through acres of cabbages. – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  12. Imagine our little company of devoted and ambitious artists trying to create a musical atmosphere one flight up, while they sold cabbages and fish downstairs! – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  13. There a mass of faded green, where the giant cabbages stood. – The Mad Planet by Murray Leinster
  14. The winter came, and Fleurette was no longer able to stay among the cabbages of Mme. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  15. When at last they went, most of the young and precious cabbages went with them. – Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North by Fullerton Waldo
  16. We're like rows of cabbages in a kitchen garden. – The Heart of Canyon Pass by Thomas K. Holmes
  17. Then she added, in an indescribably pathetic voice, " People have to live first before they can see, and they can't think until they are fed, and one needs always to have had enough turnips and cabbages to eat without troubling about the getting them, in order to see in them anything except food." – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  18. They're cold and flabby, like cabbages, in spite of their prettiness. – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  19. However, the cabbages were very good, so she stayed till they were all cut and taken away. – The Sun's Babies by Edith Howes