The farms of the United States afford homes and employment for more than one-half our people, and furnish much the largest part of all our exports. Then he asked Jack Lawton to decline the noun MARE and Jack Lawton stopped at the ablative singular and could not go on with the plural. --And was he annoyed, Simon? --Annoyed? Not he! MANLY LITTLE CHAP! he said. It broke up violently her fair image and flung the fragments on all sides.