Usage examples for sowed

  1. Isak sowed more corn this year than last, and did all he could to get it nicely down. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. To- day only the laird's crops are still sowed and reaped. – Our Journey to the Hebrides by Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  3. The graves of those who died were levelled and sowed with grain that the losses of the little band might not be suspected by the savage tenants of the wilderness, and their story remains untold. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  4. They sowed in the hearts of youth the seed of covetousness, and they excited it with the bait of the most insatiable passions. – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  5. His next year's wheat- crop was already sowed, the seed- clover cut, and the fortnight which still intervened was to be devoted to threshing. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  6. She sowed the seeds of a love of literature in my mind, which time has never effaced and which has been a solace to me in prosperity and adversity. – The Story of the Toys by Mary Harris Toy Dodge
  7. And I still insist that I have sowed the right sort of seed to- night. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. The important thing was to learn, for from learning are sowed the seeds of progress, and surely he had learned. – Earthsmith by Milton Lesser
  9. She sowed some of these in March. – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  10. 150 0 0 Cleared, and to be sowed with turnips. – An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter
  11. Corn is probably the best crop to grow on new land, and at the last working cowpeas should be sowed. – The Pecan and its Culture by H. Harold Hume
  12. Luke Claridge had understood neither, not his wife when she had said: Thee should let the Lord do His own work, Luke, nor his dying daughter Mercy, whose last words had been: With love and sorrow I have sowed; he shall reap rejoicing- my babe. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  13. It is sowed late in May. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  14. Thargelia was a great beauty, extremely charming, and at the same time sagacious; she had numerous suitors among the Greeks, and brought all who had to do with her over to the Persian interest, and by their means, being men of the greatest power and station, sowed the seeds of the Median faction up and down in several cities. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  15. The seeds he sowed then are still bearing fruit. – Memories of a Musical Life by William Mason
  16. The train was running rapidly across the flat country; the yellow sunlight shone into the car; through the newly sowed fields rode men on horseback. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  17. " I think you sowed too large a crop, and you could not have gone on working as you have done," she said. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  18. They sowed their barley, planted their cabbage, and, now that their trade was gone, worked in the rich villagers' fields to make out a scanty living. – Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading by Frances Jenkins Olcott