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  • If I had been a boy, my birth in a bountiful year would have marked me as lucky, a child with a special destiny to fulfill.†   (source)
  • It was in those old and bountiful fields that Pedrito and his son and a few of the other men buried the boxes once we got them loaded and sealed.†   (source)
  • Few were edible, and of those, none were large or bountiful enough for him to gather a meal for two grown men in a reasonable amount of time.†   (source)
  • They played and bid and made sissing noises to acknowledge the bountiful folly of clothes in the garbage that are good enough to wear.†   (source)
  • He had been expecting fire and brimstone following Astaroth's victory, not a peaceful, bountiful summer.†   (source)
  • Another gale had ripped away the rigging of the Bountiful Harvest, forcing Salla to have her taken under tow.†   (source)
  • We cannot be sufficiently thankful to a bountiful Providence that the horrors of famine are not added to those of war.†   (source)
  • That year's harvest turned out to be bountiful, which made autumn even more celebratory.†   (source)
  • The novelist Pat Gonroy taught school for a year on Daufuskie and described its fictional representation, Yamacraw, like this: The island is fringed with the green, undulating marshes of the southern coast; shrimp boats ply the waters around her and fishermen cast their lines along her bountiful shores.†   (source)
  • It wasn't easy, because we no longer had acres and acres of bountiful land surrounding our home.†   (source)
  • A trip to Salinas sixty miles to the north at the head of the valley was event enough for a year, and the incessant work on the ranch, the care and feeding and clothing of his bountiful family, took most of his time—but not all.†   (source)
  • Be bountiful, it's at her expense.†   (source)
  • In reality a ritualized mating dance, it allowed one's mind to wander, not alone as in the present case to Leslie's bountiful flesh but to a perception of what was being uttered in the background.†   (source)
  • The island is fringed with the green, undulating marshes of the southern coast; shrimp boats ply the waters around her and fishermen cast their lines along her bountiful shores.†   (source)
  • Your momma sent us a postcard from Coeur d'Alene, and on it was a bountiful blue lake.   (source)
    bountiful = abundant (in this case, having much water and fish)
  • He told of the cascade of good things that had followed Pete's acts of devotion, and the bountiful lives that he and Pete had found in guiding children.   (source)
    bountiful = filled with blessing
  • My lord is more bountiful than dangerous, this is so.†   (source)
  • It was to this strangely bountiful place that they came each winter, and they thought of it as home.†   (source)
  • His walk up from the Bountiful Harvest to the gates of Dragonstone was long and lonely.†   (source)
  • The harvests were bountiful, the lords generous.†   (source)
  • "May your winters be short and your summers bountiful," he said.†   (source)
  • They found him at another quay a quarter mile distant, down in the hold of a big-bellied Pentoshi cog named Bountiful Harvest, counting cargo with two eunuchs.†   (source)
  • If the gods are good, they will grant us a warm autumn and bountiful harvests, so we might prepare for the winter to come.†   (source)
  • At first he actively hunted and fished the bountiful area surrounding our property; then, as he grew older, he gravitated more to taking care of the garden he'd started.†   (source)
  • A hedge wizard had told him there would be a bountiful spirit summer before the cold set in, he claimed.†   (source)
  • When I lay down beside her, her flower face smiled back at me omniscient and bountiful.†   (source)
  • And there takes place, then, that dramatic divorce of the two principles of love and hate which the pages of history so bountifully illustrate.†   (source)
  • And then, everyone would love her as they had loved Ellen and they would say how unselfish she was and call her "Lady Bountiful."†   (source)
  • Lord Dudley, THE TIMES said when Lady Dudley died the other day, 'a man of cultivated taste and many accomplishments, was benevolent and bountiful, but whimsically despotic.†   (source)
  • It was a bountiful supper and a strange company.†   (source)
  • In all his days Hare had never seen such a bountiful board.†   (source)
  • Here was the promise fulfilled, the bountiful harvest of the land, the strength of the West.†   (source)
  • 'Not I, Holy One,' said Kim, reslinging the bountiful provision on his shoulders.†   (source)
  • Mr. Earnshaw carved bountiful platefuls, and the mistress made them merry with lively talk.†   (source)
  • My dear sir, you really are too bountiful.†   (source)
  • The sun had just sunk behind the ragged fringe of mountain-rim when those three strong and efficient men of the open had pitched camp and had prepared a bountiful supper.†   (source)
  • Oh, we have a golden roster of cities—Detroit and Cleveland with their renowned factories, Cincinnati with its great machine-tool and soap products, Pittsburg and Birmingham with their steel, Kansas City and Minneapolis and Omaha that open their bountiful gates on the bosom of the ocean-like wheatlands, and countless other magnificent sister-cities, for, by the last census, there were no less than sixty-eight glorious American burgs with a population of over one hundred thousand!†   (source)
  • There was a dinner such as Shefford had not seen for many a day, and such as Fay had never seen, and that brought to Jane Withersteen's eyes the dreamy memory of the bountiful feasts which, long years ago, had been her pride.†   (source)
  • To such men you should say: "Come with us to the field, or go with our brothers to the sea and cast your net; For the land and the sea shall be bountiful to you even as to us."†   (source)
  • And you, their best beloved one, are now to me, flesh of my flesh, blood of my blood, kin of my kin, my bountiful wine-press for a while, and shall be later on my companion and my helper.†   (source)
  • She felt that these independent citizens, who had been taught that they belonged to a democracy, would resent her trying to play Lady Bountiful.†   (source)
  • Once or twice he lost his temper with jovial villagers who bountifully explained to him that he was less aged than he might have been; once or twice he drank too much whisky at poker parties in the back room of the Cooperative Store; but he was known as reliable, skillful, and honest—and on the whole he was rather less distinguished than Alec Ingleblad the barber, less prosperous than Nils Krag the carpenter, and less interesting to his neighbors than the Finnish garageman.†   (source)
  • The fare she had provided at the dinners they gave had been much less bountiful and not nearly so costly as had been the case in preceding years, and Edward began to perceive a hardness and determination in his wife's character.†   (source)
  • I gathered from the bountiful way in which you treated me that you all enjoyed your visits very much.†   (source)
  • It was a bountiful meal—there were baked beans and mashed potatoes and asparagus chopped and stewed, and a dish of strawberries, and great, thick slices of bread, and a pitcher of milk.†   (source)
  • So presently Carley found herself carrying a bountiful basket on her arm, faring forth on an adventure that both thrilled and depressed her.†   (source)
  • The conception of millions of workmen like Miles taking control frightened her, and she scuttled rapidly away from the thought of a time when she might no longer retain the position of Lady Bountiful to the Bjornstams and Beas and Oscarinas whom she loved—and patronized.†   (source)
  • For him alone this supply would have been bountiful to begin a sojourn in the wilderness, but he was no longer alone.†   (source)
  • Two evenings after, when they had returned from the opera, she led him to the cement-floored garage beneath his new laboratory, and in a corner, ready to be set up, was a secondhand but adequate centrifuge, a most adequate centrifuge, the masterpiece of the great firm of Berkeley-Saunders—in fact none other than Gladys, whose dismissal from McGurk for her sluttish ways had stirred Martin and Terry to go out and get bountifully drunk.†   (source)
  • proof-read), for free cigars, soft damp slabs of Lake Superior whitefish served as fillet of sole, drenched cigar-ashes gradually filling the saucers of coffee cups, and oratorical references to Pep, Punch, Go, Vigor, Enterprise, Red Blood, He-Men, Fair Women, God's Country, James J. Hill, the Blue Sky, the Green Fields, the Bountiful Harvest, Increasing Population, Fair Return on Investments, Alien Agitators Who Threaten the Security of Our Institutions, the Hearthstone the Foundation of the State, Senator Knute Nelson, One Hundred Per Cent. Americanism, and Pointing with Pride.†   (source)
  • Through her bountiful presence Virgil Rust and his comrades had many dull hours of pain and weariness alleviated and brightened.†   (source)
  • I'm sure I wish it would, for if I can't be an artist myself, I should like to be able to help those who are," said Amy, smiling, as if the part of Lady Bountiful would suit her better than that of a poor drawing teacher.†   (source)
  • Plants will grow about your roots, whether you ask them or not, because they take delight in your bountiful shadow; and as they grow they will lean towards you, and wind round you, because your strength offers them so safe a prop.†   (source)
  • And the man that has anything bountifully laughable about him, be sure there is more in that man than you perhaps think for.†   (source)
  • To-day the large side doors were thrown open towards the sun to admit a bountiful light to the immediate spot of the shearers' operations, which was the wood threshing-floor in the centre, formed of thick oak, black with age and polished by the beating of flails for many generations, till it had grown as slippery and as rich in hue as the state-room floors of an Elizabethan mansion.†   (source)
  • He ate food with what might almost be termed voracity; and seemed to forget himself, Hepzibah, the young girl, and everything else around him, in the sensual enjoyment which the bountifully spread table afforded.†   (source)
  • The rest of his property, which was to be withdrawn from the bank, was disposed of in various bequests, several of them to those cousins in Vermont to whom his father had already been so bountiful.†   (source)
  • You are too bountiful!†   (source)
  • No poor, simple, virtuous body was ever cajoled by the attentions of an electioneering politician with more ease than Aunt Chloe was won over by Master Sam's suavities; and if he had been the prodigal son himself, he could not have been overwhelmed with more maternal bountifulness; and he soon found himself seated, happy and glorious, over a large tin pan, containing a sort of olla podrida of all that had appeared on the table for two or three days past.†   (source)
  • Incredible shabbiness and niggardly pinching reigned over the fields and acres which, in spite of the rude and careless husbandry of the times, were so kind and bountiful.†   (source)
  • The king of Schiraz[450] could not afford to be so bountiful as the poor Osman[451] who dwelt at his gate.†   (source)
  • They are lent for a short time in youth, to be used and not abused, and, as I never met with a young woman to whom providence has been as bountiful as it has to you, Judith, in this partic'lar, I warn you, as it might be with my dyin' breath, to beware of the inimy—fri'nd, or inimy, as we deal with the gift.†   (source)
  • It was one of those delightfully irregular houses where you go up and down steps out of one room into another, and where you come upon more rooms when you think you have seen all there are, and where there is a bountiful provision of little halls and passages, and where you find still older cottage-rooms in unexpected places with lattice windows and green growth pressing through them.†   (source)
  • My father at sixty is fussing around, talking about "palliative" measures, doctoring people, playing the bountiful master with the peasants—having a festive time, in fact; and my mother's happy too; her day's so chockful of duties of all sorts, and sighs and groans that she's no time even to think of herself; while I ...' 'While you?'†   (source)
  • When she had gone to bed he collected the few articles he would require, and went upstairs to the money-chest, whence he took a tolerably bountiful sum in notes, which had been advanced to him on the property he was so soon to have in possession, to defray expenses incidental to the removal.†   (source)
  • He was famous in field-sports, famous at a song, famous on parade; free with his money, which was bountifully supplied by his father.†   (source)
  • He spoke but to command, and commanded but to be obeyed; he dealt sparingly with his words, and bountifully with his whip, never using the former where the latter would answer as well.†   (source)
  • And in August, high in air, the beautiful and bountiful horse-chestnuts, candelabra-wise, proffer the passer-by their tapering upright cones of congregated blossoms.†   (source)
  • If an angry bigot assumes this bountiful cause of Abolition, and comes to me with his last news from Barbadoes,[169] why should I not say to him: "Go love thy infant; love thy wood-chopper: be good-natured and modest: have that grace; and never varnish your hard, uncharitable ambition with this incredible tenderness for black folk a thousand miles off.†   (source)
  • bountiful Father!†   (source)
  • The chaste spouse of Leopold is she: Marion of the bountiful bosoms.†   (source)
  • 13:6 I will sing unto the LORD, because he hath dealt bountifully with me.†   (source)
  • 22:9 He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.†   (source)
  • Marry, that's a bountiful answer that fits all questions.†   (source)
  • 119:17 Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word.†   (source)
  • 116:7 Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the LORD hath dealt bountifully with thee.†   (source)
  • By accident most strange, bountiful Fortune, Now my dear lady, hath mine enemies Brought to this shore; and by my prescience I find my zenith doth depend upon A most auspicious star, whose influence If now I court not but omit, my fortunes Will ever after droop.†   (source)
  • In faith, he is a worthy gentleman; Exceedingly well-read, and profited In strange concealments; valiant as a lion, And wondrous affable, and as bountiful As mines of India.†   (source)
  • * *learning
    But now unto our tale turne we;
    I say, so worshipful a creature,
    And wise therewith, and large* with measure,** *bountiful **moderation
    So penible* in the war, and courteous eke, *laborious
    Nor more labour might in war endure,
    Was none, though all this worlde men should seek.†   (source)
  • — GLOSS Dame Fortune once upon a day To me was bountiful and kind; But all things change; she changed her mind, And what she gave she took away.†   (source)
  • I would we could do so; for her benefits are mightily misplaced: and the bountiful blind woman doth most mistake in her gifts to women.†   (source)
  • CEL: If you have ears that will be pierc'd—or eyes That can be open'd—a heart that may be touch'd— Or any part that yet sounds man about you— If you have touch of holy saints—or heaven— Do me the grace to let me 'scape—if not, Be bountiful and kill me.†   (source)
  • The voice of signal deliverances from sudden dangers, is not only a just call to repentance, but a caution against falling into the like danger; but such who are utterly careless of themselves after, show a lethargy of the worst nature, which seems to me to be a kind of practical atheism or at least, a living in a contempt of Heaven, when he receives good at the hand of his Maker, but is unconcerned from whence it comes, or to thank the bountiful hand that gave it; neither, when he receives evil, does it alter his manner of life, or bring him to any state of humiliation.†   (source)
  • In reality, he could say this with ten times more reason and confidence than Cato, or any other proud fellow among the antient or modern heroes; for he was not only devoid of fear, but might be considered as a faithful labourer, when at the end of harvest he is summoned to receive his reward at the hands of a bountiful master.†   (source)
  • So once more I say I stick to Camacho, the bountiful skimmings of whose pots are geese and hens, hares and rabbits; but of Basilio's, if any ever come to hand, or even to foot, they'll be only rinsings.†   (source)
  • : Bountiful bones!†   (source)
  • for, persons possessed of it should very eagerly flock to a place where they were sure of being received with great complaisance; indeed, where they might enjoy almost the same advantages of a liberal fortune as if they were entitled to it in their own right; for Mr Allworthy was not one of those generous persons who are ready most bountifully to bestow meat, drink, and lodging on men of wit and learning, for which they expect no other return but entertainment, instruction, flattery, and subserviency; in a word, that such persons should be enrolled in the number of domestics, without wearing their master's cloathes, or receiving wages.†   (source)
  • The oaks will yield us their sweet fruit with bountiful hand, the trunks of the hard cork trees a seat, the willows shade, the roses perfume, the widespread meadows carpets tinted with a thousand dyes; the clear pure air will give us breath, the moon and stars lighten the darkness of the night for us, song shall be our delight, lamenting our joy, Apollo will supply us with verses, and love with conceits whereby we shall make ourselves famed for ever, not only in this but in ages to come.†   (source)
  • 142:6 Attend unto my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I. 142:7 Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise thy name: the righteous shall compass me about; for thou shalt deal bountifully with me.†   (source)
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