Yes, but don't you think a fellow can sow his wild oats and be done with them, and become a good man and an honest citizen.
It is part of the bitter harvest of the wild oats he has sown.
He had been known before he met Jen as a rather industrious sower of that seed known as wild oats.
That was in my boy days, General, when I was sowing my wild oats.
But when the child has become a young man his mother says, 'He must sow his wild oats.'
I am young, and every man must sow his wild oats and then settle down.
The Friar sez its all rot about men bein better for havin sowed their wild oats when young.
Do not be led away by talk about having your fling, and sowing your wild oats.
He had now arrived at the mature age of thirty-three, when wild oats may reasonably be sown.
The language is of this sort; “they have sown their wild oats, they must now reform, and be regular.”