- Novelist Henry Mackenzie called him "the heaven-taught ploughman".
- The ploughman has a better chance than the lean, tired man who says apologetically: "I think I could learn how to prune vines or do some kind of farm work.
- Ballooning is lifting spirits and gaily ornamenting the air As Icarus and Daedalus flew, "the ploughman stopped his work to gaze, and the shepherd leaned on his staff.
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- New Commander for 2 Canadian Air Division
Brigadier-General Bruce Ploughman took command of 2 Canadian Air Division today at a ceremony presided over by Lieutenant-General Yvan Blondin, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force.
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- Thomas Jefferson in San Antonio Express
Thomas Jefferson wrote, "State a moral case to a ploughman and a professor and the former will decide it as well and often better than the latter because he has not been led astray by artificial rules."
- Mike Selvey in CricInfo.com
A hayrick-haired son of the soil with a heart of oak bowled England to a memorable victory,wrote Mike Selvey in The Guardian "Hoggard is a country boy whose ploughman-plod has its roots in solitary dogwalking out on the moors. A brief...
- Stuart Broad in Times Online
He comes out with some strange quotations,Broad said. "I'm not sure where he gets them. There's one about a Chinese ploughman who was watching the rain and not his crops. He always comes up with a poem, too. It's funny but he gets away...