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" No sooner a sowing, but out by and by, with mother or boy, that alarum can cry; And let them be armed with sling or with bow, to scare away pigeon, the rook, and the crow. "
Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry,: As Well for the Champion Or Open ... - Page 18
by Thomas Tusser - 1812 - 374 pages
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Select Works of the British Poets: From Chaucer to Jonson, with Biographical ...

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1831 - 1016 pages
...thin : Sow barley and dredge with a plentiful hand, Lest weed, stead of seed, ovcrgroweth thy land. locks misusing, Now seeking darkenesse, and now seeking...she had with such unquiet fits Herself there close cuds, as in harm do remain ; For driving of cattle, or roving that way, Which being prevented, ye hinder...
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British Farmer's Magazine, Volume 8

Agriculture - 1844
...cautioned to keep off crows and other vermin — " 14. No sooner a sowing, but out by and bye, With mawther or boy, that alarum can cry ; And let them be armed...bow, To scare away pigeon, the rook and the crow." Dr. Mavor has it "with mother or hoy ;" a lamentable perversion of the genuine Norfolk. No Norfolk...
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Some of the Five hundred points of good husbandry, newly corrected and ed ...

Thomas Tusser - 1848
...bear out the hardness that winter doth bring. 8. No sooner a sowing, but out by and by, With mauther or boy, that alarum can cry; And let them be armed...bow, To scare away pigeon, the rook, and the crow. 9. The moon in the wane, gather fruit for to last, But winter fruit gather, when Michael is past.;...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - Nature in literature - 1856 - 554 pages
...thin : Sow barley and dredge with a plentiful hand, Lest weed, stead of seed, overgrowcth thy hind. ht-skimming, stretched its oary wings; While deep the various voice of fervent toil [oak, Fro bo armed with sting or with bow, To scare away pigeon, the rook, and the crow.3 Seed sown, draw a furrow,...
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The house and farm accounts of the Shuttleworths of ..., Volume 3; Volume 43

Shuttleworth family, Chetham Society, John Harland - Cheshire (England) - 1857
...crow-keeper." Tusser in his directions for September says — No sooner a sowing, but out by and bye, With mother or boy that alarum can cry ; And let them be armed with a sling or a bow, To scare away pigeon, the rook, and the crow. And again — With sling or bow, keep...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the ..., Volume 43, Part 3

Cheshire (England) - 1857
...crow-keeper." Tusser in his directions for September says— No sooner a sowing, but out by and bye, With mother or boy that alarum can cry ; And let them be armed with a sling or a bow, To scare away pigeon, the rook, and the crow. And again — With sling or bow, keep...
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Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society, Volumes 1-2

Essex Archaeological Society - Essex (England) - 1858
...n., a girl or wench, a word of Danish origin. " No sooner a-sowing but out by-and-by, With mawther or boy that alarum can cry; And let them be armed...sling or with bow, To scare away pigeon, the rook or the crow." — TUSBBR. Math, n., generally used in composition with after. After-math means the...
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A glossary: or, Collection of words, phrases, names, and allusions ..., Volume 1

Robert Nares - English language - 1859
...Practise thy quiver, and turn crov-keeptr. ]dea 48. This is one of Tusser's directions for September : No sooner a sowing, but out by and by With mother or boy tluit alarum can cry: And let them be anncd witli a sling or a bow, To scare away pigeon, the rook,...
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Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society, Volume 2

Archaeology - 1863
...Danish origin. " No sooner n-sowing but out by-and-by, With matotfur or bey that alarum can cry; And lot them be armed with sling or with bow, To scare away pigeon, the rook or the crow."—TBSSEB. the second crop of a meadow. Mort, n., a great number. Math, n., generally...
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A Glossary, Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names and Allusions to Customs ...

Robert Nares - English language - 1867
...сток-keeper. Idea 48 This is one of Tusser's directions for September : Ño sooner a sowing, but ont by and by With mother or boy that alarum can cry: And let them be armed with a sling or a bow, To scare away pigeon, the rook, or the croup. So among his harvest tools he reckons...
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