of the Pharaohs was a country of great estates farmed Egypt either by tenants or by slaves or labourers under the superintendence of stewards.
of Eshowe, lies in the centre of a district farmed by Boers.
The office of voivode or hospodar was farmed out by the Porte to a succession of wealthy Greeks from the Phanar quarter of Constantinople.
The city owned public land which was let on lease and the rents were farmed out by auction.
The counties were, it appears, farmed out; but in the 7th century the royal choice became restricted to the larger landed proprietors, who gradually emancipated themselves from royal control, and in.
The bank, in addition to its private functions, farmed many of the regalia, and was in the practice of advancing large sums to the state, transactions which gave rise to extensive corruption, and terminated some years later in the breaking of the bank.
The soil is sandy but affords good pasture in some places, and has been farmed with some success; the flora is rich, and includes some rare species.
Until 1899 all the customs were farmed out (1898-1899 for 300,000),, but in March of that year the farm system was abolished in the two provinces of Azerbaijan and Kermgnshh, and, the experiment there proving successful, in all other provinces in the following year.
Until March 1899 all the customs were farmed out, but since then they have been organized on European principles, with the help of Belgian officials.
But the Crown frequently farmed out its monopolies to individual merchants, or granted trading-licences by way of pension or reward.
The result of his policy was that he became extremely popular with the provincials, but offended many of the publicans, a powerful class which farmed the public revenue.
The office of voivode or hospodar was sold to the highest bidder at Stambul, to be farmed out from a purely mercenary point of view.
His father (also Isaac Newton) who farmed a small freehold property of his own, died before his son's birth, a few months after his marriage to Hannah Ayscough, a daughter of James Ayscough of Market-Overton.
farmed out to them the charge of the taxes of the whole shire of Middlesex, outside the city walls.
Of the 33,104 farms in the state in 1900, 25,982 were farmed by their owners, 1373 by part owners, 314 by owners and tenants, 2424 by cash tenants, 2396 by share tenants, and 615 by managers; 637 farms had more than 500 acres, 3431 were between 260 and 500 acres, 5512 between 175 and 260 acres, 10,215 between 100 and 175 acres, 6513 between 50 and 100 acres, 3511 between 20 and 50 acres, and 3285 less than 20 acres; and dairy produce was the principal source of income of more than one-half of these (16,700), live stock the principal source of income of 7323 farms, and hay and grain of 2519 farms. The general sterility of the soil except along rivers and the bases of hills has made intensive cultivation always necessary, and the competition of new and rich western farm lands has made the agriculture of Vermont develop further toward specialization in dairying and raising live stock.
a monopoly of soap-making was farmed to a corporation of soap-boilers in London - a proceeding which led to serious complications.
Duties on profession (temettu) consist (a) of a fixed duty leviable at rates declared in a schedule forming part of the special law (Dec. 8, 1907) regulating the tax, and (b) of a proportional duty at the rate of 3% on the value of buildings occupied by companies or individuals in the prosecution of their business; of 3% on salaries (subject to certain deductions) of employes of such companies and individuals; and on government contractors and revenue farmers, at the rate of 3% of 10% of the value of contracts filled and of revenues farmed.
The great resource of the treasury was the alcabalas or excisestaxes (farmed by contractors) of 5 01 10% on an article every time it was sold~--on the ox when sold to the butcher, on the hide when sold to the tanner, on the dressed hide sold to the shoemaker and on his shoes.
H I Griffiths Portable handling facilities to improve the welfare of farmed red deer (Cervus elaphus).
Pastures have to be carefully farmed or else they become the ' rushy meadows ' so common in the records.
Bradley Maylett found himself being farmed out to the less salubrious surroundings of Swansea City 's Vetch Field on a free transfer.
Fish includes products caught or farmed n fresh water like trout, bass and catfish.
Farmed - Fish farming is a growing industry providing about 30% of all seafood and fish.
Oysters, clams, mussels, tilapia, catfish and trout are common varieties of farmed products.
"Farmed" means that the fish or seafood is raised in controlled conditions and fed by the growers.
The FDA regulates what additives can be fed to farmed seafood and fish raised in controlled environment tanks.
Based in California, Tsar Nicoulai offers caviar farmed in that state, in Romania and in Russia.
Usually these are farmed out to local printers or to vendors located out of state.
Decades ago, our ancestors farmed their land and produced fresh and healthy crops.
Sustainably farmed produce is organic food at its finest!
Organic coffee does not encounter the same potential toxins that conventionally farmed coffee may encounter.
The organic standard means that the cows have been raised and farmed in a natural way, free from artificial hormones, pesticides or other harsh chemicals.
Grown without fertilizers and pesticides, organic cotton is farmed in such a way that it replenishes soil fertility.
The ingredients that go into Amazônia Preciosa are extracted directly from nature, native forests or pesticide-free plantations, which are farmed sustainably, without damaging the environment.
Exchanging organically grown products for conventionally farmed products a few at a time will help you ease into eating organically as a lifestyle.
Since the regulations are even stricter than for conventionally farmed beef, and since the animals generally have cleaner, healthier living conditions, organic meat is less likely to carry a bacteria or cause a food borne illness.
Organic beef is raised on grain and usually finished at a feed lot just like factory farmed beef.
If the winery is paying top dollar for the grapes to be farmed perfectly and picked gently, etc. you can bet that the cost is not only high, but that the cost will be passed onto you to make a profit.
But not all subcontracting is farmed out to overseas locations.
In 1904 only 951,802 acres, or 1.26% of the total acreage was under cultivation, and of the cultivated land nearly half was farmed by natives.
The chief rivers are the Tenasserim and Tavoy, the former being farmed by the junction of two streams which unite near Met-ta; for the greater part of its course it is dangerous to navigation.
Her father farmed 80 acres and her mother worked hard.
the line from Bologna to Brindisi belonging to the Societ Meridionale to whom the Adriatic lines were now farmed), but sold rolling stock to the companies, arranged various schedules of state subsidy for lines projected or in.
The bulk of the land was still farmed.
If the purchaser farmed the land himself and made satisfactory progress, the period of obligatory residence was reduced to five years.
The chief export from the group is wool, grown upon runs farmed both by Europeans and Morioris.
This district was originally for the most part forested, but is now coming to be cleared and farmed.
(1775-1799) the emission of paper money, followed by an unsuccessful attempt to market government securities, produced a panic. By 1783 the taxes had been farmed for years in advance and the treasury was in desperate straits.
7 well farmed and managed, in conspicuous contrast with the surrounding territory.
The mines, which were the property of the state, were usually farmed out for a certain fixed sum and a percentage on the working; slave labour was exclusively employed.
The occasion was an Indulgence proclaimed by Pope Leo X., farmed by the archbishop of Mainz, and preached by John Tetzel, a Dominican monk and a famed seller of Indulgences.
She made the long-neglected garden profitable; kept pigs and poultry; rented other gardens; stocked a fishpond; farmed in a small way; and had her house full of boarders.
The right of sale is also usually farmed out to the highest bidder, subject to regulations fixing the minimum quantity of liquor that may be sold at one time.
From an early date the collection of the taxes had been farmed out to companies of contractors (societates vectigales), who became a by-word for rapacity.
52.4 The copper mines, which were still of great importance, were farmed at one time by Herod the Great.
In1878 the nobility, mostly of German descent, owned and farmed 52% of the land; 42% was farmed, but not owned, by the peasants, mostly Esths or Ehsts, and only 3% was owned by persons outside the ranks of the 'nobility.
By an act of 1895, a close period was instituted, the lakes and rivers restocked, and the state fisheries, which are either farmed by private companies or directly administered, were set in order.
Special mention must be made of the manufacture of tobacco, a royal monopoly, farmed out to a company, which increased the factories from seven to twelve and began by paying the treasury f3,400,ooo annually.
Cereals are by far the most important crops, representing in 1899 four-fifths of farmed land and crop values.
advocates for animals is campaigning to end the unacceptable suffering of farmed rabbits.
Examples include measurements on the fat content of farmed salmon, and on cake batters.
They farmed the land as well as spinning and weaving cotton.
We have recently witnessed the deification of the pig industry, whose output is almost all factory farmed in cruel conditions.
farmed salmon (39 ).
farmed 75 acres, the greater part of which was pasture.
Not generally a problem in farmed fish, only wild fish as they enter freshwater to spawn.
Main research interests are in the development and use of molecular genetic markers for the management of natural populations and farmed fish.
The land was farmed by the monks themselves or by lay brothers who managed the outlying granges.
This information will be used to improve the flesh quality of farmed halibut and cod.
The produce is locally farmed and helps to strengthen the immune system.
Scottish Smoked Salmon is still a world leader, be it wild, organic or farmed.
lipid metabolism in farmed fish species, funded by the EU.
Landscape Key Characteristics Farmed ridges enclosing a lough with tidal mudflats.
lousemany areas, sea lice are the greatest single problem for farmed salmon.
Main current research is on the transcriptional control of lipid metabolism in farmed fish species, funded by the EU.
Prove your ethical mettle, Co-op, clear the shelves of factory farmed ducks immediately!
In the present study of commercially farmed mink, all of these factors have been integrated in one housing system.
In addition, the river plains are intensively farmed.
In 2003, Waitrose launched a " locally produced " range where the food sold in a store is farmed within a 30-mile radius.
VHS is a notifiable disease which affects mainly farmed rainbow trout, and can cause significant mortality.
ratite birds native to Australia and now factory farmed.
H I Griffiths Portable handling facilities to improve the welfare of farmed red deer (Cervus elaphus ).
To the west of Chertsey are Lyne and Longcross, villages that are surprisingly rural in appearance with well farmed land on all sides.
rural in appearance with well farmed land on all sides.
Scottish farmed salmon are firm with a fibrous to smooth to even texture.
The parties ' combined share of supply of farmed Atlantic salmon in the UK is approximately 42 per cent by volume.
The Co-operative Group is one of only 2 retailers who electrically stun all of their UK sourced farmed fish.
IHN has never been found in Great Britain and VHS has been found only once, in farmed turbot, in 1994.
Sheep are one of the most important ungulates to man, farmed for their meat and their wool.
farmed venison tends to be tender; wild venison is often tough.
world leader, be it wild, organic or farmed.
Long ago, almost everyone farmed.
By one estimate in 1820, 70 percent of Americans farmed.
From flightless ratite birds native to Australia and now factory farmed.
Farmed venison tends to be tender; wild venison is often tough.
Federal seafood-labeling law requires vendors to disclose country of origin and whether the product was wild or farmed.
Farmed fish is even fresher because this product goes from farm to market in just a few days or less depending upon the location of the farm.
Farmed salmon, in contrast contained 75 percent less vitamin D (245 IU) as the wild salmon.
On the 6th of March 1885 parliament finally sanctioned the conventions by which state railways were farmed out to three private companiesthe Mediterranean, Adriatic and Sicilian.
When this is done, the revenues to be farmed are put up to public auction and sold to the highest bidder, provided he can prove himself amply solvent and produce sufficient sureties.
The miners are all Kachins, and the right to collect the jade duty of 331 is farmed out by government to a lessee, who has hitherto always been a Chinaman.
been farmed out for years in advance by Leo X.
The Persian lines are farmed out for 1,800,000 krans (about 36,000) per annum and no statistics are published.
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