By taking a block of marble and carving a statue, or taking a handful of seed and growing a cornfield, you have combined your labor and know-how with something of little value and have created something of more value.
I have made a satisfactory dinner, satisfactory on several accounts, simply off a dish of purslane (Portulaca oleracea) which I gathered in my cornfield, boiled and salted.
The head of her elder brother, the boy earl marshal, had been stricken off in the cornfield under the walls of York, but her younger brother's right to his father's dukedom was allowed by parliament in 1425.
Cornfield, and as he walked struck off the tallest and best-grown ears (a legend applied to Roman circumstances in Livy i.
Passing a cornfield the other day, close by a hat and coat on a stake, I recognized the owner of the farm.