I had been looking for some one from the old sod for several days, but I was in good hopes that it would be my poor Uncle.
He sat stupefied for a while, then arose, and taking his violin with him, stole out into the old sod stable.
All the despotism in the world will never crush out of the Irish heart the love of home—the adoration of the old sod.
He can ask more questions in a minute than any man from the old sod could ask in five.
No more charming romance of the old sod has been published in a long time.
And they're all goin' back to the old sod whin navigation closes—in about two weeks.
I'll feed 'em mate three times a day again' the time they take the ship for the old sod.
Our lives are in danger whin they find out they've got to wark a wind-jammer across to the old sod.
He finds work in factories, for he still shuns the soil, much as he professes to love the "old sod."
Those who leave Ireland commonly become all the more attached to it: they get to love the old sod all the more intensely.