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  • And boy, he was foddered for Letterman for practically -- every single night since then.

    CNN Transcript Oct 17, 2008

  • Consequently, we, as citizens, have, what I believe to be, an existential (no doubt a moral) imperative to tell our president that we will not follow him down the path of war, that we, as parents, will not allow him to use our sons (and daughters) as cannon-foddered-pawns in an utterly insane attempt to take over the world!

    A Letter to My Son Regarding The Problem of War

  • I charge you, go immediately and comfort this poor woman with immediate relief; instead of her own cows, let her have two of the best milch cows of my dairy; they shall graze in my parks in summer, and be foddered with my hay in winter. —

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • In the wilderness have ever dwelt the conscientious, the free spirits, as lords of the wilderness; but in the cities dwell the well – foddered, famous wise ones — the draught – beasts.

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • That horses foddered on Lingborough hay would have thrice the strength of others, and that sheep who cropped Lingborough pastures would grow three times as fat.

    Tales from Many Sources Vol. V

  • It's not a bad thing -- a while wi 'a lass after the horses are bedded and foddered, but horses first; and as for Joseph "-- his smile broadened until I could see his teeth --" if it had been Dauvit the leddy had met on the stair, the meenisters wid never hiv heard a cheep about it ....

    The McBrides A Romance of Arran

  • The cows were foddered for the night, and the sheep were penned up in the yard.

    The Pearl Box Containing One Hundred Beautiful Stories for Young People, by a Pastor

  • When the long-horned little cow had been salted and foddered in the new barn, and when her liquid eyes had taken in the surroundings of the sunny little meadow and cabin by the lonely Quah-Davic, she was well enough content, and the mellow _tunk-a-tonk, tank tonk_ of her bell was sounded never out of ear-shot from the cabin.

    The Watchers of the Trails A Book of Animal Life

  • I have not yet taken my first lesson in agriculture, except that I went to see our cows foddered, yesterday afternoon.

    History of American Literature

  • The mare was showing signs of delicately-hinted impatience; the paddock, with its teasing insects and very indifferent grazing, had not thrust out the image of her own comfortable well-foddered loose-box.

    The Unbearable Bassington

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