The park borders my land on three sides.
They filled the land with terror.
It must be nice having your land so close to the park.
Even the fact that she was born in a town where he owned land is coincidence enough.
She hadn't heard the demon drop from the top of the building to land a few feet behind her.
I don't know anything about that land up there.
Your father even offered you land if you would come down here to stay.
Yeah, but here you measure the land by cows per acre, not the other way around.
"I'll live off the land," he responded casually.
Even though she had made most of the payments on the land, he still had legal claim.
That girl knows no bounds and can land any man.
Three hundred persons took their seats in the dining room, according to their rank and importance: the more important nearer to the honored guest, as naturally as water flows deepest where the land lies lowest.
Why Quinn wasn't voted the least likely to land the school's prom queen beauty, I'll never know.
He sold out his family for money and land in Italy.
Anyway, I meant I've never seen a bear on this land before.
If I'm stuck in the land of the living, I'm going to live a normal life.
We have taken the land advantage, which is all that matters.
He preferred land wars to the space wars and had been returning to the main craft when the ambush occurred.
No separate room needed, I'll bunk with deceiving Mr. Donald Ryland and make sure that hissy butch doesn't jump his bones or she'll land on me.
Ha, still living in fairy-tale land, I see.
Of course, he liked the land around her farm - but building a house was a major investment, especially that one.
The plateau was too small for it to land, but it hovered near the edge.
His fame had not been forgotten in the Land of Oz, by any means.
It was a beautiful land lying on both sides of the wonderful river Nile.
Nations can do this by acquiring enough military might that an attempted land grab would cost their neighbors more than they would get if successful.
I learned how the sun and the rain make to grow out of the ground every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, how birds build their nests and live and thrive from land to land, how the squirrel, the deer, the lion and every other creature finds food and shelter.
Our favourite walk was to Keller's Landing, an old tumbledown lumber-wharf on the Tennessee River, used during the Civil War to land soldiers.
Maybe he wasn't a saddle bum, but only a greenhorn would think he could live off the barren land that surrounded them.
He bought the land in chunks over the years.
The land went to his wife but then she died a few years later.
"Maybe the land is valuable for some other reason," Cynthia offered.
Why don't you just buy the land from them and save yourself all this grief?
Finally, he asked, "What are you going to do with the land if you win the case?"
And it all revolves around Paul's land, doesn't it?
There's a woman whose husband owned the land where the mine is located and she may know something helpful, Dean told her.
It's private land, not national forest or park lands, and even though you or the Dawkinses own all this, it's not posted, except for the mine tunnel.
Then he added, "It may be part of that parcel of land they're squabbling about over at the courthouse."
Both Dawkins brothers were being offered excessive prices for the Lucky Pup land, from some supposedly unknown and secret purchaser.
What better way to kick up the ante for the land from the brother.
I gave them a few dollars for the land they've been fighting over.
All I really wanted was the land in the first place, and they approached me about settling.
They aren't supposed to be hunting on private land without permission, and ours is posted anyway.
He owns a large Spanish land grant – oil wells and such.
I would give my son much land if he would come to live near me.
We have much land here – about a quarter-section.
He strode to his office and picked up the telephone receiver of the land line.
In hindsight, he didn't know why he thought the rocky beach provided a more yielding place to land than concrete.
"I didn.t land anything," Katie said impatiently.
The land would get overgrown with brush in the summer if I didn't have the goats to keep it cleared off.
Yes; there was land below them; and not so very far away, either.
"Why have you dared to intrude your unwelcome persons into the secluded Land of the Mangaboos?" he asked, sternly.
Gradually the balloon grew bigger, which was proof that it was settling down upon the Land of the Mangaboos.
But I've just had the bad luck to come out of the sky, skip the solid earth, and land lower down than I intended.
It isn't everybody who gets a chance to see your Land of the Gabazoos.
"The Valley of Voe is certainly a charming place," resumed the Wizard; "but we cannot be contented in any other land than our own, for long."
These steps lead to the Land of the Gargoyles.
She's a friend of mine, for I met her in the Land of Ev, not long ago, and went to Oz with her.
"I believe we will soon follow her," announced the Wizard, in a tone of great relief; "for I know something about the magic of the fairyland that is called the Land of Oz.
Over this Land I ruled in peace for many years, until I grew old and longed to see my native city once again.
"That is quite a history," said Ozma; "but there is a little more history about the Land of Oz that you do not seem to understand--perhaps for the reason that no one ever told it you.
The Wizard was also most heartily welcomed by the straw man, who was an important personage in the Land of Oz.
I live on the fat of the land--don't I, Ozma?
I won't have any quarrelling in the Land of Oz, I can tell you!
I know I'm not much account; but I'm the only horse in all the Land of Oz, so they treat me with great respect.
Dorothy was herself anxious to get home, so she promised Eureka they would not stay in the Land of Oz much longer.
Then Dorothy wound up Tik-tok and he danced a jig to amuse the company, after which the Yellow Hen related some of her adventures with the Nome King in the Land of Ev.
The land around it was rugged, with only a few fields in the midst of a vast forest.
If you are a farmer and work alone, you can only plant as much land as you can personally plow. You can do just a couple of thousand calories of work a day, consuming only the energy produced by the food you ate.
Think about this: Nearly four million exajoules of energy is absorbed by the earth's atmosphere, oceans, and land each year.
We compute the maximum amount of food the world can produce by beginning with total acres of land considered arable, but that is based on assumptions about the future of technology and agriculture.
A competing company decides to make an up-front investment and build a new factory in a distant land, high in the mountains where residents who choose to live there have less economic opportunity.
At that point, people flee the land looking for a better deal.
A third radical method of redistribution is called land reform, which is actually a polite term for taking land from one person and giving it to another.
They develop methods for the accurate measuring and recording of boundaries of land as well as the sale thereof.
This is simply returning to the people a portion of income from land that is publicly owned.
And he even projects that if farmers followed his plan, it is quite conceivable that in 2050 there will be nine billion people feeding more comfortably than today off a smaller acreage of cropland, releasing large tracts of land for nature reserves.
After all, China grows more than three times the amount of food we do in the United States, with less land under cultivation.
Land ownership and urban populations.
When few people own land and most people live in cities, it is quite common to have high degrees of hunger in a nation that is exporting food.
How about flowers that bloom in different colors when they are on top of land mines?
Faceless government in a distant land is no one's idea of paradise.
Then someone else decides to send that child, at eighteen, to another land to kill people and to die?
My grandfather, Caspar Keller's son, "entered" large tracts of land in Alabama and finally settled there.
After I had learned a great many interesting things about the life and habits of the children of the sea--how in the midst of dashing waves the little polyps build the beautiful coral isles of the Pacific, and the foraminifera have made the chalk-hills of many a land--my teacher read me "The Chambered Nautilus," and showed me that the shell-building process of the mollusks is symbolical of the development of the mind.
The unusual language and repetition made the story seem unreal.
One day there was a great shout on the ship for the people saw the land and they were full of joy because they had reached a new country safely.
They have now about 100 books and about $55 in money, and a kind gentleman has given us land on which to erect a library building.
Keller's Landing was used during the war to land troops, but has long since gone to pieces, and is overgrown with moss and weeds.
I knew that in that sunny land spring had come in all its splendour.
King Frost lives in a beautiful palace far to the North, in the land of perpetual snow.
Without a touch of remorse you drive the father from his land, clasping to his bosom his household gods and his half-naked children.
Every New Englander might easily raise all his own breadstuffs in this land of rye and Indian corn, and not depend on distant and fluctuating markets for them.
As for a habitat, if I were not permitted still to squat, I might purchase one acre at the same price for which the land I cultivated was sold--namely, eight dollars and eight cents.
But as it was, I considered that I enhanced the value of the land by squatting on it.
It is intermediate in its nature between land and sky.
On land only the grass and trees wave, but the water itself is rippled by the wind.
The hills which form its shores are so steep, and the woods on them were then so high, that, as you looked down from the west end, it had the appearance of an amphitheatre for some land of sylvan spectacle.
Enjoy the land, but own it not.
Might not the basket, stable-broom, mat-making, corn-parching, linen-spinning, and pottery business have thrived here, making the wilderness to blossom like the rose, and a numerous posterity have inherited the land of their fathers?
I used to start them in the open land also, where they had come out of the woods at sunset to "bud" the wild apple trees.
Also there is a bar across the entrance of our every cove, or particular inclination; each is our harbor for a season, in which we are detained and partially land-locked.
At one rod from the shore its greatest fluctuation, when observed by means of a level on land directed toward a graduated staff on the ice, was three quarters of an inch, though the ice appeared firmly attached to the shore.
At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be infinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable.
If you are chosen town clerk, forsooth, you cannot go to Tierra del Fuego this summer: but you may go to the land of infernal fire nevertheless.
England and France, Spain and Portugal, Gold Coast and Slave Coast, all front on this private sea; but no bark from them has ventured out of sight of land, though it is without doubt the direct way to India.
It was not always dry land where we dwell.
He explained how an army, ninety thousand strong, was to threaten Prussia so as to bring her out of her neutrality and draw her into the war; how part of that army was to join some Swedish forces at Stralsund; how two hundred and twenty thousand Austrians, with a hundred thousand Russians, were to operate in Italy and on the Rhine; how fifty thousand Russians and as many English were to land at Naples, and how a total force of five hundred thousand men was to attack the French from different sides.
He did not know that since the nursing mothers were no longer sent to work on his land, they did still harder work on their own land.
Who will plow the land if they are set free?
Now you know, Count," she said to Pierre, "even our dear cousin Boris, who, between ourselves, was very far gone in the land of tenderness..."
When they prayed for all traveling by land and sea, she remembered Prince Andrew, prayed for him, and asked God to forgive her all the wrongs she had done him.
This foe confounding Thy land, desiring to lay waste the whole world, rises against us; these lawless men are gathered together to overthrow Thy kingdom, to destroy Thy dear Jerusalem, Thy beloved Russia; to defile Thy temples, to overthrow Thine altars, and to desecrate our holy shrines.
Then they rode downhill and uphill, across a ryefield trodden and beaten down as if by hail, following a track freshly made by the artillery over the furrows of the plowed land, and reached some fleches * which were still being dug.
When my father built Bald Hills he thought the place was his: his land, his air, his peasants.
It is very sound: one can't permit the land to be pillaged and accustom the troops to marauding.
We had a well-to-do homestead, plenty of land, we peasants lived well and our house was one to thank God for.
One must have the prospect of a promised land to have the strength to move.
The promised land for the French during their advance had been Moscow, during their retreat it was their native land.
But that native land was too far off, and for a man going a thousand miles it is absolutely necessary to set aside his final goal and to say to himself: "Today I shall get to a place twenty-five miles off where I shall rest and spend the night," and during the first day's journey that resting place eclipses his ultimate goal and attracts all his hopes and desires.
The people had a single aim: to free their land from invasion.
When a decision had to be taken regarding a domestic serf, especially if one had to be punished, he always felt undecided and consulted everybody in the house; but when it was possible to have a domestic serf conscripted instead of a land worker he did so without the least hesitation.
What the Giddons did on their own land was their business, yet it left her feeling uncomfortable.
So far I don't think I have a problem, but I have to consider those other ranchers when I decide how many wolves this land can support.
He was excited to see her dressed up for the occasion.
We only managed four sessions; one to an uninhabited area, another in open farm land but one we thought was interesting.
Here, call me back on this land line.
You kept saying all that land up there is the same—trees and rocks.
It's stupid even fighting about any of the land before we make sure that gold-digging bitch doesn't screw us and get her hands on all of it!
"It would be interesting to know who wants to buy the land," Dean asked.
I guess they figured the land wasn't worth as much as they thought.
Qatwali is distracted with the land battle and the Yirkin won't be looking where we launch.
"The girl that rules the marvelous Land of Oz," was the reply.
Many years before you came here this Land was united under one Ruler, as it is now, and the Ruler's name was always 'Oz,' which means in our language 'Great and Good'; or, if the Ruler happened to be a woman, her name was always 'Ozma.'
At last, far in the East, he came to a land of which he had never heard.
Think, also, of the ladies of the land weaving toilet cushions against the last day, not to betray too green an interest in their fates!
How strange, how extraordinary, how joyful it seemed, that her son, the scarcely perceptible motion of whose tiny limbs she had felt twenty years ago within her, that son about whom she used to have quarrels with the too indulgent count, that son who had first learned to say "pear" and then "granny," that this son should now be away in a foreign land amid strange surroundings, a manly warrior doing some kind of man's work of his own, without help or guidance.
About 80,000 went in payments on all the estates to the Land Bank, about 30,000 went for the upkeep of the estate near Moscow, the town house, and the allowance to the three princesses; about 15,000 was given in pensions and the same amount for asylums; 150,000 alimony was sent to the countess; about 70,000 went for interest on debts.
For the French retreating along the old Smolensk road, the final goal-- their native land--was too remote, and their immediate goal was Smolensk, toward which all their desires and hopes, enormously intensified in the mass, urged them on.
Maybe he was thinking about Alexia, but that was still on their land, in the old house before it was renovated.
Do you own the land now?
She fell hard on her backside and saw her attacker's headless body land beside her.
He'd only been here once, years before, but he told me he owned land and one day he'd settle in the town.
The land and space battle sprung up before him and began to spin.
You'll get to meet them all when we land tomorrow.