Harvest lord

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Harvest lord the head reaper at a harvest.
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Usage

In literature:

Never was there a field whiter unto harvest; never was there louder cry for laborers in the vineyard of the Lord.
"Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence" by Various
But some lazy harvest-women having cursed "God's corn," the Lord waxed wroth and began to strip the ears from the stem.
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
We next find Ruth toiling in the burning sun as a gleaner, and there she meets for the first time the lord of the harvest.
"A Ribband of Blue" by J. Hudson Taylor
Pray to the lord of the harvest to send laborers into his fields.
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
Reaped a harvest from the merry lords and ladies?
"Under the Rose" by Frederic Stewart Isham
The Lord of the harvest has sent us forth.
"Have We No Rights?" by Mabel Williamson
I told the Lord that he was the Lord of the harvest, and that he must send more harvesters.
"How I Know God Answers Prayer" by Rosalind Goforth
Pray therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth laborers into his harvest.
"The New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ." by Various
Thy fleeces are for monks, thy grapes for the convent feast, And the wealth of all thy harvest-fields for the pampered lord and priest.
"Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant" by William Cullen Bryant
But, Lord love you, October and November saw a great harvest.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Christ has given us the reason: Because the Lord of the harvest has put off the time of separation.
"The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli" by Johann Hottinger
So that, you see, instead of having one poor soul a-frying, we may now look forward to a goodly harvest for our lord the Devil.
"Devil Stories" by Various
Lord, let the full crop be gathered, for the fields are white unto harvest.
"Anna of the Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
If we die in this generation, who shall gather the harvest of the Lord?
"Saul of Tarsus" by Elizabeth Miller
Lord of Harvest, great and kind!
"Hymns from the German" by Various
Lord of Harvest, great and kind!
"Sacred Hymns from the German" by Various
The kindly services rendered to the lord in seed-time and harvest were otherwise called precations, gifel-works, and love-boons.
"Nooks and Corners of English Life, Past and Present" by John Timbs
When it was gone, the lords could find but few to gather in the harvest and those that were left demanded high wages.
"Britain in the Middle Ages" by Florence L. Bowman
The harvest was ripe, when the tares must be burned in the fire and the pure wheat be garnered for the Lord.
"Studies of Christianity" by James Martineau
If you desire the latter, pray ye the Lord of the harvest that he will send more laborers into the harvest.
"The Minute Man of the Frontier" by W. G. Puddefoot
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In poetry:

Giving his substance to the poor,
He lent it to the Lord;
While each returning harvest brought
Him back a rich reward.
"In Memoriam: Rensellaer Biddle" by David John Scott
Decks the spring with flowers the field?
Harvest rich doth autumn yield?
Giver of all good below!
Lord! from Thee these blessings flow.
"Thou Who Art Enthroned Above!" by George Sandys
The seed may perish in the wintry earth;
It springs to nobler birth:
The harvest hour shall come,
And the Great Harvest-Lord will reap the tomb.
"Sleep of the Grave" by John Bowring
GATHER the Harvest in:
The fields are white, and long ago ye heard
Ringing across the world the Master's word —
Leave not such fruitage to the lord of Sin,
Gather the Harvest in.
"The Harvest Of Souls" by Samuel John Stone
Man who hated the sword
Yet wielded the sword and axe—
Farewell, O arm of the Lord,
The Lord's own harvest mowing—
With a wind in the smoking flax
Where our foul rivers are flowing!
"To Gordon Leaving Khartoum" by George MacDonald
Such harvest fruits are most precious and rare,
Worthy all toil and patient care,
Think of the promised reward!
Not earthly gains that will pass away
Like morning mist or bright sunset ray,
But Christ Himself, our Lord!
"Harvests" by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon

In news:

"Therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest".
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