Gun-wheels, horses' hoofs, feet of men had made of naught the sower's pains.
He plucked an ear of wholesome admonition from the parable of the Sower.
Every young man is now a sower of seed on the field of life.
It was the parable of the sower and the seed, in the thirteenth of St. Matthew.
The rising Nile moistening and fertilizing the land, prepares the way for the sower.