Fallow Years

Some articles on fallow years, year, years:

Hopkins School - History - The Fallow Years
... "The Fallow Years" is a term coined by Thomas B ... some staying for no more than a year ... until 1839 to serve for more than three years ...

Famous quotes containing the words years and/or fallow:

    Theoretically, we know that the world turns, but in fact we do not notice it, the earth on which we walk does not seem to move and we live on in peace. This is how it is concerning Time in our lives. And to render its passing perceptible, novelists must... have their readers cross ten, twenty, thirty years in two minutes.
    Marcel Proust (1871–1922)

    Your brother and his lover have embraced.
    As those that feed grow full, as blossoming time
    That from the seedness the bare fallow brings
    To teeming foison, even so her plenteous womb
    Expresseth his full tilth and husbandry.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)