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farmer Sentence Examples

  • The farmer replies, "You can't get there from here."

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  • His grandfather was a small farmer in county Kildare, and his mother was the daughter of a captain in the merchant service.

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  • By the time your sons were fifteen, they, too, knew everything they needed to know to be a farmer, and it all continued.

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  • He realized that with the enclosure of the waste lands and the absorption of small into large ho] dings, the commonfield farmer must migrate to the town or become a hired labourer; but he also realized that to feed a rapidly growing industrial population, the land must be improved by draining, marling, manuring and the use of better implements, in short by the investment of the capital which the yeoman farmer, content to feed himself and his own family, did not possess.

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  • Wolf! they cried, as they met another farmer coming over the hill.

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  • You'd look like a farmer, not a cowboy.

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  • 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.

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  • I have frequently seen a poet withdraw, having enjoyed the most valuable part of a farm, while the crusty farmer supposed that he had got a few wild apples only.

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  • His father was a farmer and tavern-keeper.

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  • It is not in vain that the farmer remembers and repeats the few Latin words which he has heard.

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  • This system is mischievous, since, if a few consecutive bad seasons occur, the farmer moves to some more favoured spot; while, on the other hand, a succession of good years tends to increase rents.

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  • Nicholas was a plain farmer: he did not like innovations, especially the English ones then coming into vogue.

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  • The traveller and farmer are at times annoyed by the mosquito.

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  • The traveller and farmer are at times annoyed by the mosquito.

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  • Look what he dreamt; a woman ironing shirts, a child playing, a cat and a farmer pitching hay.

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  • A farmer is as good as any other man; and where there's no room for a farmer, there can be no room for me.

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  • And the American farmer produces key crops, such as wheat, very inexpensively.

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  • 1818); (iii.) cheptel given to a farmer (fermier) or participating cultivator (colon partiaire) - in the cheptel given to the farmer (also called cheptel de fer) stock of a value equal to the estimated price of the stock given must be left at the expiry of the lease (Art.

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  • Tell your chicken farmer I'm obliged to him for watching over you.

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  • Art Farmer was blowing trumpet with the Horace Silver quintet in a piece called "Moon Rays" that Fred wouldn't have lis­tened to on his own unless someone cut off his ears.

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  • "Not for a farmer," she giggled.

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  • His father, a farmer, also named John, was of the fourth generation in descent from Henry Adams, who emigrated from Devonshire, England, to Massachusetts about 1636; his mother was Susanna Boylston Adams. Young Adams graduated from Harvard College in 1755, and for a time taught school at Worcester and studied law in the office of Rufus Putnam.

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  • "There comes old Farmer Mossback," said one of the men, laughing.

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  • To the temple came the poor farmer to borrow seed corn or supplies for harvesters, &c. - advances which he repaid without interest.

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  • The farmer provides all labor.

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  • The farmer provides all labor.

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  • But beyond this the pastoralist learnt most effectually the lesson that, in a country like Australia, provision must be made for the occasional season when the rainfall is entirely inadequate to the wants of the farmer and the pastoralist.

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  • In April and May the rivers have opened, the snow has disappeared, and the opportunity has been afforded the farmer of sowing his grain.

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  • I buy my eggs from a farmer whose chickens roam free.

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  • Whereas formerly the farmer was to some extent compensated by a higher price for a smaller yield, in recent years he had had to compete with an unusually large supply at greatly reduced prices.

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  • Under mezzadria or metateria the landlord divides the produce with the farmer in various proportions.

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  • The proportion of landowners is a very large one, and the prosperous condition of the Groningen farmer is attested by the style of his home, his dress and his gig.

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  • RUDOLF VIRCHOW (1821-1902), German pathologist and politician, was born on the 13th of October 1821 at Schivelbein, in Pomerania, where his father was a small farmer and shopkeeper.

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  • Within the seven years next following he failed twice as a storekeeper and once as a farmer; but in the meantime acquired a taste for reading, of history especially, and read and re-read the history of Greece and Rome, of England, and of her American colonies.

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  • RUDOLF VIRCHOW (1821-1902), German pathologist and politician, was born on the 13th of October 1821 at Schivelbein, in Pomerania, where his father was a small farmer and shopkeeper.

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  • John Farmer sat at his door one September evening, after a hard day's work, his mind still running on his labor more or less.

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  • It is now many years that men have resorted to the forest for fuel and the materials of the arts: the New Englander and the New Hollander, the Parisian and the Celt, the farmer and Robin Hood, Goody Blake and Harry Gill; in most parts of the world the prince and the peasant, the scholar and the savage, equally require still a few sticks from the forest to warm them and cook their food.

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  • They consist of long leases, under which the landlord shares the costs of improvements and builds farm-houses; also leases of orange and lemon gardens, two-thirds of the prot~uce of which go to the landlord, while the farmer contributes half the cost of farming besides the labor.

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  • Early in the year a farmer who had insisted that the Kaffirs on his farm should pay the poll-tax was murdered, and on the 8th of February some forty natives in the Richmond district forcibly resisted the collection of the tax and killed a subinspector of police and a trooper at Byrnetown.

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  • His father was a small farmer, and he owed his education to the interest excited by his lively parts in some persons of position.

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  • You can be a subsistence farmer and perhaps produce some excess, but given the prior observation about the fundamental volatility of farming, you will always be at risk of not producing enough.

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  • What if the farmer could give every stalk of corn individual attention and water and fertilize each one exactly when it was needed?

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  • A neighboring farmer and cat-lover, William Ross, perhaps hearing a distinct "ka-ching" in his head, got one of the kittens and teamed up with a geneticist and began a careful breeding program.

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  • He pulls up next to a farmer and asks the farmer how to get to a certain place.

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  • The two divisions of the spore mother cell in which the reduction takes place, follow each other very rapidly and are known as Heterotype and Homotype (Flemming), or according to the terminology of Farmer and Moore (1905) as the meiotic phase.

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  • There are two main theories: (I) that the chromosomes which finally separate are at first paired side by side (Allen, Grgoire, Berghs, Strasburger and others), and (2) that they are joined together or paired end to end (Farmer and Moore, Gregory, Mottier and others).

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  • v.; The Cell and some of its Constituent Structures, Science Progress (1897); Farmer and Moore, On the Melotic Phase in Animals and Plants, Quart.

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  • xlviii.; Farmer and Digby, Studies in Apospory and Apogamy in Ferns, Ann.

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  • Compared with the commercial fertilizer which the farmer has to buy, cotton seed possesses, therefore, a distinct value.

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  • The two divisions of the spore mother cell in which the reduction takes place, follow each other very rapidly and are known as Heterotype and Homotype (Flemming), or according to the terminology of Farmer and Moore (1905) as the meiotic phase.

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  • From 1807 to 1816 Elkanah Watson (1758-1842), a prominent farmer and merchant, lived at what is now the Country Club, and while there introduced the merino sheep into Berkshire county and organized the Berkshire Agricultural Society; he is remembered for his advocacy of the building of a canal connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean, and as the author of Memoirs: Men and Times of the Revolution (18J5), edited by his son, W.

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  • After the seed of Upland cotton has been passed through a fine gin, which takes off the short lint or linters left upon it by the farmer, it is passed through what is called a sheller, consisting of a revolving cylinder, armed with numerous knives, which cut the seed in two and force the kernels or meats from the shells.

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  • ROBERT HENRY (1718-1790), British historian, was the son of James Henry, a farmer of Muirton, near Stirling.

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  • His father, John Parker, a small farmer and skilful mechanic,.

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  • After the seed of Upland cotton has been passed through a fine gin, which takes off the short lint or linters left upon it by the farmer, it is passed through what is called a sheller, consisting of a revolving cylinder, armed with numerous knives, which cut the seed in two and force the kernels or meats from the shells.

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  • The tenant or farmer has the right of underletting or assigning his lease, in the absence of prohibiting stipulation (Art.

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  • - The lore of the farmer, gardener, sportsman, fancier and field-naturalist, including thremmatology, or the science of breeding, and the allied teleology, or science of organic adaptations: exemplified by the patriarch Jacob, the poet Virgil, Sprengel, Kirby.

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  • In November matters were brought to a head by the wagons of a farmer named Bezuidenhout being seized in respect of the non-payment of taxes, and promptly retaken from the sheriff by a party of Boers.

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  • The tenant or farmer has the right of underletting or assigning his lease, in the absence of prohibiting stipulation (Art.

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  • At one point, Tiger Woods got a dime for every box of Wheaties cereal with his photo on it, while the farmer was paid only a nickel for the wheat in that same box—and the farmer still made a profit.

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  • Their produce is checked in to the warehouse and each farmer is issued a certificate corresponding to the amount of produce he brought.

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  • And when the farmer has got his house, he may not be the richer but the poorer for it, and it be the house that has got him.

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  • The man who independently plucked the fruits when he was hungry is become a farmer; and he who stood under a tree for shelter, a housekeeper.

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  • One farmer said that it was "good for nothing but to raise cheeping squirrels on."

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  • I was more independent than any farmer in Concord, for I was not anchored to a house or farm, but could follow the bent of my genius, which is a very crooked one, every moment.

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  • For the most part the farmer gives to his cattle and hogs the grain of his own producing, and buys flour, which is at least no more wholesome, at a greater cost, at the store.

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  • They said that a gentleman farmer, who was behind the scenes, wanted to double his money, which, as I understood, amounted to half a million already; but in order to cover each one of his dollars with another, he took off the only coat, ay, the skin itself, of Walden Pond in the midst of a hard winter.

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  • Little attention is paid to methods of cultivation, and the farmer has no resources to help him if the cereal crops fail.

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  • The lessee, or farmer, tills the soil at his own risk; usually he provides live stock, implements and capital, and has no right to compensation for ordinary improvements, nor for extraordinary improvements effected without the landlords consent.

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  • It was found that the government by Boule and Ecclesia did not mean popular control in the full sense; it meant government by the leisured classes, inasmuch as the industrious farmer or herdsman could not leave his work to give his vote at the Ecclesia, or do his duty as a councillor.

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  • Secondly, he established deme law-courts to prevent people from having recourse to the city tribunals; it is said that he himself occasionally "went on circuit," and on one of these occasions was so struck by the plaints of an old farmer on Hymettus, that he remitted all taxation on his land.

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  • EDMUND GRINDAL (c. 1519-1583), successively bishop of London, archbishop of York and archbishop of Canterbury, born about 1519, was son of William Grindal, a farmer of Hensingham, in the parish of St Bees, Cumberland.

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  • This change led to the gradual disappearance of tenants in villeinage - the villeins and cottiers - and the rise on the one hand of the small independent farmer, on the other of the hired labourer.

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  • Experimental inquiry has done much to enlighten the farmer as to the requirements of plant-life, and to enable him to see how best to meet these requirements in the case of field crops.

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  • The farmer therefore arranges his cropping in such a way that roots, or leguminous crops, succeed the cereal crops.

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  • On heavy soils, however, the farmer cannot afford to curtail the time necessary for thorough cultivation of the land.

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  • His father, Jonas Priestley, a woollen-cloth dresser of moderate means, was the son of a member of the Established Church, but both he and his wife, the only daughter of a farmer named Swift, were Nonconformists.

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  • It was left to accumulate in vast heaps about ginhouses, to the annoyance of the farmer and the injury of his premises.

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  • EDMUND GRINDAL (c. 1519-1583), successively bishop of London, archbishop of York and archbishop of Canterbury, born about 1519, was son of William Grindal, a farmer of Hensingham, in the parish of St Bees, Cumberland.

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  • This change led to the gradual disappearance of tenants in villeinage - the villeins and cottiers - and the rise on the one hand of the small independent farmer, on the other of the hired labourer.

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  • 2 1865, son of George Tyron Harding, a farmer and country doctor, and Phebe Elizabeth Dickerson.

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  • In general, the small cotton farmer was at the mercy of the commission merchant, to whom he mortgaged his crops in advance; but this evil has lessened, and in some districts the system of advancing is either nonexistent or very slightly developed.

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  • He had loved a singer, but he had married the farmer's daughter.

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  • Dean suggested before returning that they drive ten miles to the Ridgway fairgrounds, where a Sunday morning farmer's market offered fresh fruits and vegetables.

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  • It was the man he'd seen talking to Ginger Dawkins at the Farmer's Market on Sunday.

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  • I think you like going to the farmer's market in the morning.

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  • She thought she vaguely remembered seeing the farmer's market before.

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  • People milled through the farmer's market.

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  • "You want to walk to the farmer's market this morning?" she asked.

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  • Would he be content to live with the farmer's daughter or would he expect her to change?

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  • He thought Josh was a superb farmer.

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  • Oh, and a devastatingly handsome chicken farmer.

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  • His early years were spent in the performance of such labour as fell to the lot of every farmer's son in the new states, and in the acquisition of such education as could be had in the district schools held for a few weeks each winter.

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  • He had retired at an early age from the army and was living an idle life at home as a gentleman farmer.

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  • Farmer's Oracle, began publication in 1797.

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  • In the rotation of crops there is an amazing diversityshifts of two years, three years, four years, six years, and in many cases whatever order strikes the fancy of the farmer.

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  • Geese and cranes, chicory, mildew, thistles, cleavers, caltrops, darnel and shade are farmer's enemies.

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  • Scare off the birds, harrow up the weeds, cut down all that shades the crop. Ploughs, waggons, threshing-sledges, harrows, baskets, hurdles, winnowing-fans are the farmer's implements.

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  • In the same year Merino sheep were introduced by George III., who was a zealous farmer.

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  • Judgment founded on knowledge and aided by careful observation, both in the field and in the feeding-shed, must be relied upon as the guide of the practical farmer.

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  • This while averaging a lower temperature than (A) is not so subject to change; it retains the snow for sleighing, which is a boon to the farmer.

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  • Cereals and forage plants can be successfully grown everywhere, and varied and profitable agriculture is possible even on the " pine-barrens " or uplands of the N.; but more intelligent and more intensive farming is necessary than that practised by the average " pineywoods " farmer.

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  • 285; Farmer, " Present Position of some Cell Problems," Nature (1898), lviii.

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  • Perhaps no advance in medicine has done so much as the study of tuberculosis to educate the public in the methods and value of research in medical subjects, for the results, and even the methods, of such labours have been brought home not only to patients and their friends, but also to the farmer, the dairyman, the butcher, the public carrier, and, indeed, to every home in the land.

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  • He was the first tenant farmer to represent a Scottish constituency, and was returned to parliament, unopposed, as Liberal member for the western division of Aberdeen in 1868.

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  • It is the business of the farmer and gardener to promote the activity of these organisms by good tillage, careful drainage and occasional application of lime to soils which are deficient in this substance.

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  • It is this power of creating a more crumbly tilth on stiff clays that makes lime so valuable to the farmer.

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  • Of the carbon dioxide and ammonia no exhaustion can take place, but of the mineral constitutents the supply is limited because the soil cannot afford an indefinite amount of them; hence the chief care of the farmer, and the function of manures, is to restore to the soil those minerals which each crop is found, by the analysis of its ashes, to take up in its growth.

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  • He now put the Arthurian legends aside fiat a time, and devoted himself to the composition, in 1862, of "Enoch Arden," which, however, did not appear until 1864, and then in a volume which also contained "Sea Dreams," "Aylmer's Field" and, above all, "The Northern Farmer," the first and finest of Tennyson's remarkable studies in dialect_ In April of this year Garibaldi visited Farringford; in February 1865 Tennyson's mother died at Hampstead in her eighty-fifth year; in the ensuing summer he travelled in Germany.

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  • A more imaginative work by the same artist is a figure of a farmer who has just shot an eagle that swooped upon his grandson.

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  • Class magazines were represented by the Edinburgh Farmer's Magazine (1800-1825) and the Philosophical Magazine (1798), established in London by Alexander Tilloch; the latter at first consisted chiefly of translations of scientific articles from the French.

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  • One of the most successful was the Farmer's Weekly Museum (1790-1799), supported by perhaps the most brilliant staff of writers American periodical literature had yet been able to show, and edited by Joseph Dennie, who in 1801 began the publication of the Portfolio, carried on to 1827 at Philadelphia.

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  • The township of Saint Johnsbury was granted to Dr Jonathan Arnold (1741-1793)" and associates in 1786; in the same year a settlement was established and the place was named in honour of Jean Hector Saint John de Crevecoeur (1731-1813), who wrote Letters of an American Farmer (1782), a glowing description of America, which brought thither many immigrants, and who introduced potato planting into France.

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  • The homeliest details of the farmer's work are transfigured through the poet's love of nature; through his religious feeling and his pious sympathy with the sanctities of human affection; through his patriotic sympathy with the national greatness; and through the rich allusiveness of his art to everything in poetry and legend which can illustrate and glorify his theme.

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  • No doubt the later indigitamenta (" bidding-prayers") which give us detailed lists of the spirits which preside over the various actions of the infant, or the stages in the marriage ceremony, or the agricultural operations of the farmer, are due in a large measure to deliberate pontifical elaboration, but they are a true indication of the Roman attitude of mind, which reveals itself continually in the analysis of the cults of the household or the festivals of the agricultural year.

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  • In common with many other army officers Wilkinson now turned toward the West, and in 1784 settled near the Falls of the Ohio (Louisville), where he speedily became, a prominent merchant and farmer and a man of considerable influence.

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  • 338ff., and in Cato's work de Re Rustica (141) we have full details and the text of the prayers used by the Latin farmer in thus "lustrating" his own land.

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  • His father, Vincenzo, a tenant farmer on a large scale at La Manziana, had taken part in the defence of the Roman Republic under Garibaldi in 1849, was exiled by Pius IX., and reentered Rome in 1870 through the breach of Porta Pia.

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  • His father, Joseph Chatfield Alcox, was a farmer and mechanic whose ancestors, then bearing the name of Alcocke, had settled in eastern Massachusetts in colonial days.

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  • "SIR JOHN RHYS (1840-1915), British archaeologist and Celtic scholar, was born in Cardiganshire, the son of a yeoman farmer, and educated at the Bangor Normal College and Jesus College, Oxford.

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  • The charter did not give the encouragement to agriculture that was expected of it because the status created for colonists of a patroon was no attraction to a successful farmer in the Netherlands.

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  • The pleasant climate has certain drawbacks; the coastal farmer finds that blights and insect pests thrive in the comparative absence of hard frosts.

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  • GAIUS MARIUS (155-86 B.C.), Roman general, of plebeian descent, the son of a small farmer of Cereatae (mod.

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  • The lands are bad for the traveller and the farmer, but not for the ranchman.

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  • He came of a family of small farmer proprietors, who had held land during three centuries.

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  • A strong north-west wind, at such times, is of incalculable value to the farmer."8 Other gall-making dipterous flies are members of the family Trypetidae, which disfigure the seed-heads of plants, and of the family Mycetophilidae, such as the species Sciara tilicola, 9 Low, the cause of the oblong or rounded green and red galls of the young shoots and leaves of the lime.

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  • THOMAS CHURCHYARD (c. 1520-1604), English author, was born at Shrewsbury about 1520, the son of a farmer.

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  • Farmer, Memoirs of the Royal Artillery Band (London, 1904), p. 183.

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  • Rent is a monopoly price, equal, not to what the landlord could afford to take, but to what the farmer can afford to give.

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  • In agriculture "Nature labours along with man," and not only the capital of the farmer is reproduced with his profits, but also the rent of the landlord.

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  • From the great size of the trunk and the even grain of the red cedar-like wood it is a valuable tree to the farmer and carpenter: it splits readily and evenly, and planes and polishes well; cut radially, the medullary plates give the wood a fine satiny lustre; it is strong and durable, but not so elastic as many of the western pines and firs.

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  • In 1907, in northern Ireland, a farmer's house was troubled with flying stones (see Poltergeist).

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  • The region is therefore generally unattractive to the farmer, but it is inviting to the lumberman and the miner.

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  • His father, a farmer, was one of the Macdonalds of Glencoe, and a direct descendant of one of the families that suffered in the massacre.

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  • It is by no means, however, the wheat which yields the greatest number of bushels per acre which is the most valuable from a miller's standpoint, for the thinness of the bran and the fineness and strength of the flour are with him important considerations, too often overlooked by the farmer when buying his seed.

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  • So much improved is the position of the farmer in North America compared with what it was about 1870, that the transport companies in 1901 carried 174 bushels of his grain to the seaboard in exchange for the value of one bushel, whereas in 1867 he had to give up one bushel in every six in return for the service.

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  • As regards the British farmer, it does not appear as if he had improved his position; for he has to send his wheat to greater distances, owing to the collapse of many country millers or their removal to the seaboard, while railway rates have fallen only to a very small extent; again the farmer's wheat is worth only half of what it was formerly; it may be said that the British farmer has to give up one bushel in nine to the railway company for the purpose of transportation, whereas in the 'seventies he gave up one in eighteen only.

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  • Enough has been said to prove that the advantage of position claimed for the British farmer by Caird was somewhat illusory.

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  • Speaking broadly, the Kansas or Minnesota farmer's wheat does not have to pay for carriage to Liverpool more than 2S.

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  • per ton in excess of the rate paid by a Yorkshire farmer; this, it will be admitted, does not go very far towards enabling the latter to pay rent, tithes and rates and taxes.

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  • This event is referred to by Aristophanes in the Clouds (212), where the old farmer, on being shown Euboea on the map "lying outstretched in all its length," remarks, - "I know; we laid it prostrate under Pericles."

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  • by the smell of the dumplings which the farmer and his family were eating for dinner, that he insisted on having one.

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  • The experience of the French in Algiers shows that it is possible to stamp out a plague of locusts, such as is the greatest danger to the farmer in many parts of Argentina.

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  • On the 31st of March 1820 missionaries of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions - two clergymen, two teachers, a physician, a farmer, and a printer, each with his wife - and three Hawaiians educated in the Cornwall (Connecticut) Foreign Missionary School, arrived from America and began their labours at Honolulu.

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  • GEORGE GLEIG (1753-1840), Scottish divine, was born at Boghall, Kincardineshire, on the 12th of May 1753, the son of a farmer.

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  • On the subject of agriculture he wrote The Gentleman Farmer (1776).

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  • So rare were the ordinary comforts, and even necessities of life, that the latter had to take a prominent place from the beginning: the missionary had to be farmer, carpenter, brickmaker, tailor, printer, house and church builder, not only for himself but for his converts.

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  • a Westchester farmer), which was followed.

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  • by a second "Farmer's Letter," The Congress Canvassed (1774), answered by Alexander Hamilton in A Full Vindication of the Measures of the Congress, from the Calumnies of their Enemies.

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  • A third "Farmer's Letter" replied to Hamilton's View of the Controversy between Great Britain and her Colonies, in a broader and abler treatment than in the previous pamphlets.

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  • To this third pamphlet Hamilton replied with The Farmer Refuted (1775).

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  • These three "Farmer's Letters" - a fourth was advertised but apparently was never published - were forcible presentations of the pro-British claim,, written in a plain, hard-headed style; their authorship was long in question, but it is certain that Seabury claimed them in England in 1783 when he was seeking episcopal consecration.

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  • At the same time he claimed the authorship of a letter, not signed by the Westchester farmer, which under the title An Alarm to the Legislature of the Province of New York (1775) discussed the power of this the only legal political body in the colony.

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  • Seabury's "Farmer's Letters" rank him as the most vigorous American loyalist controversialist and as one of the greatest masters of style of his period.

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  • RICHARD HURD (1720-1808), English divine and writer, bishop of Worcester, was born at Congreve, in the parish of Penkridge, Staffordshire, where his father was a farmer, on the 1 3th of January 1720.

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  • The art is now so well understood that, by careful attention to the currents, the expert warp farmer can temper his soil as he pleases.

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  • The great effort, therefore, of the warp farmer is to get the second or mixed deposit as equally over the whole surface as he can and to prevent the deposit of the last.

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  • The engineering works are of a very high class, and from long generations of experience the farmer knows how best to use his water.

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  • Throughout, the Italian farmer sets a very high example in the loyal way he submits to regulations which there must be sometimes a strong temptation to break.

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  • This cost a loss of land revenue of about £300,000, while the loss of the whole season's crop to the farmer was of course much greater.

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  • His father, Thomas (1778-1851), was born in Rockingham (then Augusta) county, Virginia; he was hospitable, shiftless, restless and unsuccessful, working now as a carpenter and now as a farmer, and could not read or write before his marriage, in Washington county, Kentucky, on the 12th of June 1806, to Nancy Hanks (1783-1818), who was a native of Virginia, who is said to have been the illegitimate daughter of one Lucy Hanks, and who seems to have been, in 1 Lincoln's birthday is a legal holiday in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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  • He opposed French influence and the policies of the Democratic party, writing many spirited pamphlets (some signed "The Boston Rebel," some "The Roxbury Farmer"), including: The Antigallican (1797), Remarks on the Hon.

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  • The regular inundations, the ease of irrigating the rich alluvial flats, and the great heat of the sun in a cloudless sky, while limiting the natural ~ora, gave immense opportunities to the industrious farmer.

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  • Domestic Animals and Birds.The farmer kept up a large stock of animals: in the houses there were pets and in the temples sacred creatures of many kinds.

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  • Others are highly imaginative or with miraculous incidents, like the story of the Predestined Prince and the story of the Two Brothers, which begins with a pleasing picture of the industrious farmer, and, in demotic of the Ptolemaic and Roman periods, two stories of the learned Sethon Khamois, sonofRameses II.

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  • Most of the land is freehold and cultivated by the owner himself, and comparatively little land is let on lease except very large holdings and glebe farms. The independent small farmer (bonder) maintains a hereditary attachment to his ancestral holding.

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  • Bredahl gave up literature in despair to become a peasant farmer, and died in poverty.

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  • PATRICK DUIGENAN (1735-1816), Irish lawyer and politician, was the son of a Leitrim Roman Catholic farmer named O'Duibhgeannain.

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  • The father was by trade a mason, and afterwards a small farmer.

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  • His wife objected his utter incapacity as a farmer; and they finally took a small house at Comely Bank, Edinburgh, where they could live on a humble scale.

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  • In Ayrshire the figure varied from 5 to 20%; for Dumfriesshire 16% was given as a fair average, but here too the distressed farmer was compelled to admit that if he gave up his holding there were others ready to take it.

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  • Afterwards, owing to the increased attention given to stock-fattening and dairying, and to a rise in prices, farming reached a condition of equilibrium, and the most noticeable residuum of the period of depression was the large intrusion of the butcher and grazier class into the farmer class proper.

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  • In his later years he expressed his views in a weekly journal, The Farmer's Sun, and published in 5904 My Memory of Gladstone, while occasional letters to the Spectator showed that he had lost neither his interest in English politics and social questions nor his remarkable gifts of style.

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  • He was a clerk in a store at Strafford in 1825 - 1828, and at Portland, Maine, in 1828-1831, and was a merchant and then a farmer in his native town in 1831-1855.

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  • He was originally a mere tax-collector, or farmer of the land revenue, who agreed to furnish a lump sum from the tract of country assigned to him.

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  • He developed four well-defined characters in the process - a country farmer, Ezekiel Biglow, and his son Hosea; the Rev. Homer Wilbur, a shrewd old-fashioned country minister; and Birdofredum Sawin, a Northern renegade who enters the army, together with one or two subordinate characters; and his stinging satire and sly humour are so set forth in the vernacular of New England as to give at once a historic dignity to this form of speech.

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  • His father was a humble farmer, but three of his sons attained the honour of knighthood.

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  • He was born in 1869 in Cavite, son of a native farmer of considerable ability, and of a half-caste mother whose father was a Chinaman.

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  • We have unfolded to us the monstrous system by which the governor could fix upon a remote place for the delivery of corn, and so compel the farmer to compound by a payment in money which the orator does not blame, on the ground that it is only proper to allow magistrates to receive corn wherever they wish (ib.

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  • The black farmer is in bondage to cotton; for him still " Cotton is King."

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  • The white farmer gives an outlay in labour and fertilizers on his farm greater by 61.4% than the black, gathers a produce greater by 22.5%, and possesses a farm of a value 53.5% greater (Census, 1900) .

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  • The hired labourer suffers from the " truck " system, taking his pay in board and living, in goods, in trade on his employer's credit at the village store; the independent farmer suffers in his turn from unlimited credit at the same store, where he secures everything on the credit of his future crops; and if he is reduced to borrow money, he secures it by vesting the title to his property temporarily in his creditor.

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  • His father, an Albanian, was an aga, a small yeoman farmer, and he himself lived in his native town for many years as a petty official and trader in tobacco.

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  • The family library, family pictures, school books, a seat or pew in a house of worship, a lot in a burial ground, necessary wearing apparel, a limited amount of furniture and household utensils, some of a farmer's domestic animals and agricultural implements, and the wages of a labouring man who is a householder are exempt from levy or distress.

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  • Kauppis Heikki was a wagoner; Alkio Filander a farmer; Heikki Mavilainen a smith; Juhana Kokko (Kyosti) a gamekeeper.

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  • At no very remote date it was the practice in Scotland for every small farmer and cotter not only to grow " lint " or flax in small patches, but to have it retted, scutched, cleaned, spun, woven, bleached and finished entirely within the limits of his own premises, and all by members or dependents of the family.

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  • The farmer breeds from such of his stock as he finds to thrive best with him, and gets rid of those which suffer from cold, damp or disease.

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  • Those of them, however, who have farms in the savannahs and are accustomed to take long rides in all weathers, and those whose trade obliges them to take frequent journeys in the mountainous interior, or even to Europe and North America, are often as active and as little burdened with superfluous flesh as a Scotch farmer.

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  • When the steamers were ready to do the work they had been intended for, the farmer, or farmers, of the Gulf customs raised difficulties and objected to pay the cost of maintaining the Persepolis; the governor of Muhamrah would not allow any interference with what he considered his hereditary rights of the shipping monopoly on the Karun, and the objects for which the steamers had been brought were not attained.

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  • Dwight, Minot Pratt (c. 1805-1878), the head farmer, who, like George Partridge Bradford (1808-1890), left in 1845, and Warren Burton (1810-1866) a preacher and, later, a writer on educational subjects.

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  • It was Diniz who initiated the needful reforms. He earned his title of the rei lavrador or "farmer king " by introducing improved methods of cultivation and founding agricultural schools.

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  • His ancestors, English Friends, settled in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, between 1640 and 1660; his father was a farmer, a Quaker, and in 1798 and in 1814 was a member of the New York Assembly.

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  • MALCOLM MACCOLL (c. 1838-1907), British clergyman and publicist, was the son of a Scottish farmer.

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  • His aliases were Farmer, Marchant,Whalley,Darcey Meaze,Phillips,Humphreys, Roberts, Fulgeham, Allen.

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  • The aborigines are decreasing rapidly in the whole archipelago, and although the Rev. Thomas Bridges, who, as missionary first and then as farmer, resided thirty years there, calculated the population to be 10,000 when he arrived, towards the close of the 19th century it was estimated to be little more than woo.

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  • At another time a rich farmer held a harvest home, and the Buddha, wishing to preach to him, is said to have taken his almsbowl and stood by the side of the field and begged.

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  • The farmer, a wealthy brahmin, said to him, "Why do you come and beg ?

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  • "You profess only to be a farmer; no one sees your ploughing, what do you mean?"

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  • farmer, as a synonym for " Dutch," is not in general use in Cape Colony.

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  • A farmer named Bezuidenhout refused to obey a summons issued on the complaint of a Hottentot, and firing on the party sent to arrest him, was himself killed by the return fire.

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  • Joseph Elkington, a Warwickshire farmer, discovered a plan of laying dry sloping ground that is drowned by the outbursting of springs.

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  • To the peaceful occupation of a farmer he added that of a warrior, and his first exploit was the conquest of this place, where, and at Savendrug, his family subsequently erected fortresses.

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  • His father, John, was a farmer of limited means but independent spirit.

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  • All the Whittiers were men of stature and bodily strength, John Greenleaf being almost the first exception, a lad of delicate mould, scarcely adapted for the labour required of a Yankee farmer and his household.

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  • Newton was then in his fifteenth year, and, as his mother in all probability intended him to be a farmer, he was taken away from school.

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  • It soon became apparent to Newton's relatives that they were making a great mistake in attempting to turn him into a farmer, and he was therefore sent back again to school at Grantham.

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  • Moffat was builder, carpenter, smith, gardener, farmer, all in one, and by precept and example he succeeded in turning a horde of bloodthirsty savages into a "people appreciating and cultivating the arts and habits of civilized life, with a written language of their own."

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  • General control of the media of commerce, economic co-operation, tax reform, banking reforms, legislation against monopolies, disposal of state lands, legislation in aid of the farmer and labourer, have been issues of one party or another.

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  • His father, Thomas Adams, was a tenant farmer; his mother, Tabitha Knill Grylls, inherited a small estate at Badharlick.

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  • The propensity to "tiller" is of the greatest importance, as it multiplies the resources of the farmer.

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  • A good selection of seed, according to the nature of the soil, demands, says De Vilmorin, intelligence and accurate knowledge on the part of the farmer.

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  • The bonanza farmer expects one machine to cut at least 250 acres, and three men are required for each of them.

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  • The farmer estimates that a threshing-machine can thresh all the wheat ordinarily grown upon 2500 acres, so that a 5000-acre farmer would have at least two machines running at the same time.

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  • The elevator is placed at the railway station, and is usually owned by the bonanza farmer.

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  • After the rush of the threshing is over the farmer studies these books carefully to see what his land is doing, and makes his plans for the next year, so as to rest or strengthen those divisions which are failing.

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  • Every bonanza farmer's office is connected by wire with the markets at Minneapolis, Chicago and Buffalo.

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  • The farmer on the upper waters of the Red river (of the North) is kept fully informed as to the drought in India, the hot winds in the Argentine and the floods of the Danube.

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  • In the early days of wheat-farming the bonanza farmer often speculated, but experience has taught him that he had better leave this to the men in the cities, and content himself with the profit from the business under his eye.

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  • In the middle of the 19th century this school was best represented by Hjalmar Jonsson from Bola (1796-1875), a poor farmer ' E.g.

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  • To meet this difficulty, a farmer with more crops than he can reap unaided will summon his neighbours to his assistance, supplying them with food, but no money, and binding himself to repay the service in kind.

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  • In this manner a farmer's wife will often decorate herself with her entire dowry.

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  • WILLIAM BARNES (1800-1886), the Dorsetshire poet, was born on the 22nd of February 1800, at Rushay, near Pentridge in Dorset, the son of John Barnes and Grace Scott, of the farmer class.

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  • Thus the buildings forming the residence of a well-to-do farmer of the bo-aire class as described in the Laws, consisted of a living-house in which he slept and took his meals, a cookinghouse, a kiln for drying corn, a barn, a byre for calves, a sheepfold and a pigsty.

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  • No shopkeeper nor farmer had any quarrel with his landlord.

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  • As soon as he has sold his nuts, the "strange farmer" goes off, often not returning for years.

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  • Besides agriculture, the course of instruction at the college includes chemistry, natural and mechanical philosophy, natural history, mensuration, surveying and drawing, and other subjects of practical importance to the farmer, proficiency in which is tested by means of sessional examinations.

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  • The magnitude of the bee industry in the United States may be judged from the fact of a single bee-farmer located in California having harvested from 150,000 lb of honey in one year from 2000 stocks of bees, and, as an instance of the enormous weight of honey obtainable from good hives in that favoured region, the same farmer secured 60,000 lb of comb-honey in one season from his best 300 colonies.

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  • the cultivation of the honey-bee as an appreciable source of income to the farmer, the peasant cultivator, and dwellers in districts where bee-forage is abundant and, if unvisited by the bee, lies wasting its sweetness on the desert air.

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  • It subjected every farmer, manufacturer, merchant and shopkeeper to the continual visits and examination of the tax-gatherers, whose number was necessarily very great.

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  • The coyote is still so common even in the east as to be a nuisance to the farmer; in 1907 a bounty law was in force which provided for the payment of a state bounty of $5, on every grey wolf, $1.25 on every coyote and $1 on every lynx (wild cat).

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  • The above-mentioned delusion that climate is changing and adapting itself to agriculture, thus relieving the farmer of accommodating his methods to the climate, has considerably handicapped him in progress.

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  • Silas Farmer, The History of Detroit and Michigan (Detroit, 1884 and 1889), and "Detroit, the Queen City," in L.

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  • Its pilfering habits have led to this result, yet the injuries it causes are exaggerated by common report; and in many countries of Europe it is still the tolerated or even the cherished neighbour of every farmer, as it formerly was in England if not in Scotland also.

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  • These were written in answer to the widely read pamphlets published over the nom de plume of " A Westchester Farmer," and now known to have been written by Samuel Seabury.

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  • Hamilton's pamphlets were entitled " A Full Vindication of the Measures of the Congress from the Calumnies of their Enemies," and " The Farmer Refuted."

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  • HONORE MERCIER (1840-1894), Canadian lawyer and statesman, was the son of Jean Baptiste Mercier, farmer, and of Marie Kimener, his wife.

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  • He had already begun a series of journeys through England and Wales, and gave an account of his observations in books which appeared from 1768 to 1770 - A Six Weeks' Tour through the Southern Counties of England and Wales, A Six Months' Tour through the North of England and the Farmer's Tour through the East of England.

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  • In 1768 he published the Farmer's Letters to the People of England, in 1771 the Farmer's Calendar, which went through a great number of editions, and in 1774 his Political Arithmetic, which was widely translated.

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  • He had loved a singer, but he had married the farmer's daughter.

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  • Look what he dreamt; a woman ironing shirts, a child playing, a cat and a farmer pitching hay.

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  • Dean suggested before returning that they drive ten miles to the Ridgway fairgrounds, where a Sunday morning farmer's market offered fresh fruits and vegetables.

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  • You'd look like a farmer, not a cowboy.

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  • It was the man he'd seen talking to Ginger Dawkins at the Farmer's Market on Sunday.

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  • I think you like going to the farmer's market in the morning.

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  • She thought she vaguely remembered seeing the farmer's market before.

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  • People milled through the farmer's market.

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  • "You want to walk to the farmer's market this morning?" she asked.

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  • Art Farmer was blowing trumpet with the Horace Silver quintet in a piece called "Moon Rays" that Fred wouldn't have lis­tened to on his own unless someone cut off his ears.

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  • Would he be content to live with the farmer's daughter or would he expect her to change?

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  • He thought Josh was a superb farmer.

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  • Oh, and a devastatingly handsome chicken farmer.

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  • Tell your chicken farmer I'm obliged to him for watching over you.

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  • "Not for a farmer," she giggled.

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  • However, to be sustainable, agriculture must provide the farmer with a living.

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  • We'd rather relish meat or butter from the local farmer - witness the boom in farmers' markets.

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  • One farmer recently witnessed a Sparrowhawk take a Fieldfare and was then accosted on the ground by a Buzzard which then stole the prey.

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  • The farmer was amazed and slightly agitated to see Tom stood under the porch clutching the ' bladder of brandy ' .

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  • anthrax caused by the bacteria or by the farmer burying the dead sheep in the field, or both?

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  • A total of seven animals died and a farmer developed cutaneous anthrax after a pre-existing lesion came into contact with infected animals ' blood.

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  • Sir Robert Smith is a farmer, manager of his family estate and third baronet.

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  • becomeoon became a favorite with the old farmer, who spoke eloquently of his virtues.

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  • A farmer and his family were trapped in their house in mid winter during the height of a severe blizzard.

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  • When the farmer was 10, his father got blood poisoning from an injury and died after a harrowing illness.

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  • The farmer, filled with drunken bravado shouted over the storm: " Share with me some of your game " .

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  • brawny farmer 's hand enveloped mine. 'How are you?

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  • One particularly expressive picture captures a tailback of oil tankers stood bumper-to-bumper in symmetry with a line of sheep led by a farmer.

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  • He was a farmer and possibly a lime burner.

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  • Traditionally, turkeys like ours were sold by independent family butchers, or by the farmer in the local market.

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  • canola (oil)ng canola is already a big blow to this quiet-spoken but determined farmer.

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  • capricious weather often undoes the farmer's work, and disappointing harvests are frequent.

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  • This view does, however, disprove the notion that the said farmer's actions had caused the collapse of the 9.3 ton capstone.

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  • chastiseonists of Bt cotton are already chastising the government for robbing the farmer by not hastening its commercialisation.

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  • Tuesday 7 March 2006: A wild cheetah is caught in a farmer's trap?

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  • For peace of gets the best farmer child-care provide not appropriately classify.

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  • The flower of this species appeared to be the responsible agent in a farmer aged 35 years who had contact dermatitis of the hands.

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  • The Bill would also ensure that any farmer who found his crop contaminated with GM, could recover damages from the GM company responsible.

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  • Next harvest saw both farmer and yard boy threshing the corn themselves.

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  • This year's Hollywood hit film, Signs, stars Mel Gibson as a farmer who discovers crop circles apparently being created by aliens.

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  • Three years ago I was asked, by a dairy farmer to collect an injured fox cub which had sought shelter in a barn.

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  • cultivated by a single farmer.

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  • The new HE-VA TOP TILLER stubble cultivator is the tool for the large arable farmer requiring high daily work rates.

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  • Bit of an awkward cuss - decided early on he wanted to be an engineer rather than a farmer.

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  • dairy farmer to collect an injured fox cub which had sought shelter in a barn.

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  • pedigree dairy and sheep farmer John Jamieson has adopted the principles of organic farming.

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  • Her father was a (by then deceased farmer) - Joseph Evans.

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  • deferred where there are reasons for believing the farmer will not be able to comply.

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  • deferred where there are reasons for believing the farmer will not be able to comply.

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  • Unilaterally disarm farmer and rancher states along with if he does.

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  • There's also great support from Deddie Davies as the down-to-earth Farmer's wife and the slightly dour Anthony Pedley as Farmer Hogget.

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  • A herd of wild elephant can do a great deal of damage to a farmer's crops.

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  • I leave you with words of Wendell Berry, an American essayist, poet and farmer, to take to heart.

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  • farmer Bell gets all his farm machinery from him.

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  • farmer's wife who provokes a tragedy by playing the sex kitten.

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  • Among those who welcomed the Duke was Malawian sugar farmer Brian Namata from the farmers ' co-operative which supplies Traidcraft with fairly traded sugar.

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  • farmer's market is still held here.

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  • The hero of this heart-warming tale was a neighboring farmer, checking his own boundaries as a major police search developed.

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  • Or rather who says how much, organic farmer or court?

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  • Once he warms to the subject, there is no better relater of anecdotes than the welsh farmer.

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  • Another wealthy farmer, Chandra Bhan, owed $ 3,000.

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  • For example, one organic dairy farmer from Chepstow lost four cattle to the skin test in August 2005.

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  • A smallholder coffee farmer bends to inspect several bushes which have just caught his attention.

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  • Only an animal or a peasant farmer can live without money.

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  • Plot - Paragraph 1 - A farmer hires a farmhand at a fair.

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  • fertilizer input from the farmer who manages them.

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  • Sometimes the prices paid for produce by the supermarkets and big food processors are less than it costs the farmer to produce them.

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  • furnished in the style you would expect a farmer's house to be.

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  • gentleman farmer in such exquisite countryside.

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  • Unfortunately the glad tidings also spread under the moor and the earth gnomes got to hear of the farmer's new son.

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  • An ox goad was used by a farmer, or a farm laborer.

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  • grinds was ordered by the acre from local farmer John Harrington, ready to be ground into flour.

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  • The portion of it still habitable is occupied by a farmer.

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  • Baby farmer Amelia Dyer is set to face the hangman 's noose for the murder of a baby.

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  • A new spring tine harrow specially designed for use on grassland is solving an age-old problem for dairy farmer Will Taylor.

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  • He told the story of the rich farmer whose fields had produced abundant harvests.

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  • Try to get out of your warren without getting mangled in the farmer's combine harvester " .

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  • haulier the lorry driver delivered most of the hardcore and sand (local hauler and farmer ).

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  • herd of wild elephant can do a great deal of damage to a farmer's crops.

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  • Twenty days ago, a stout Kurdish farmer had an ecstatic homecoming, to the fields from which he was evicted in 1986.

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  • homestead of a farmer.

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  • He will be a completely gross, vulgar farmer, totally inattentive to appearances, and thinking of nothing but profit and loss.

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  • Gites may have been inexpensive but they were atrociously uncomfortable and their farmer owners were impossibly irascible.

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  • irate farmer.

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  • kerosene lamps we settled into the Farmer's Center which was to be our home for the next 2 nights.

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  • Into their world wanders a bored young farmer's wife who provokes a tragedy by playing the sex kitten.

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  • The successful farmer must be a skilled laborer, no matter the amount of his manual work.

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  • The word may mean farm laborer, tenant farmer, or farm owner.

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  • A tenant or a small farmer might have a leasehold or a freehold worth several hundred pounds.

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  • With strict liability, the person carrying out the activity, the producer and/or farmer would have to compensate for all damage.

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  • I feel loyal about him as I never did about old Farmer Baldwin.

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  • The Hall, an ancient brick mansion, near the church, is occupied by a farmer.

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  • Once a month a farmer's market is still held here.

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  • Right: Raymond Farmer DC Harry Batt's after Dom - with a jar of garlic mayonnaise!

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  • While Marie-Antoinette played a milkmaid, Charles plays farmer.

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  • The population is self-sufficient and everyone is a farmer, growing millet, barley and a special kind of pink rice.

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  • July 2000 Farmer Farmer promoted only on a new range organic mincemeat.

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  • The win by the SNP's Scott Farmer at Borestone gives the nationalists a foothold on Stirling Council.

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  • Any farmer reliant on my advice for the health of his potatoes would be well justified in looking nervous.

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  • I have this waking nightmare of hundreds of little Russians speaking English in a heavy Welsh farmer accent.

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  • nitrifying microorganisms, is easily washed out of soil, resulting in significant economic losses to the farmer.

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  • Baby farmer Amelia Dyer is set to face the hangman's noose for the murder of a baby.

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  • obtained direct from a Glamorgan farmer.

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  • organic farmer or court?

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  • ox goad was used by a farmer, or a farm laborer.

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  • paddy farmer who does jar making as a part time business.

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  • The farmer field school approach Farmer field schools (FFSs) are based on an innovative, participatory and interactive learning approach.

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  • peasant farmer can live without money.

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  • After the first field which the farmer had just plowed, the walk was very pleasant.

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  • The farmer was most perplexed to find the postman 's lifeless body on his front doorstep when he returned from holiday.

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  • Dai's clothes were so ragged and he looked so wan that the farmer's Welsh heart went out to him.

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  • The bank is as necessary to the thrifty farmer as it is to the greatest railroad or the most wide-spread trust.

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  • Mr. Farmer, who died at 47, was co-owner of tire Technics, the world's biggest tire retread firm.

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  • April 24 th 1850 On Wednesday night a daring robbery was committed at the house of Mr Ridgewell a farmer of Wickham St Pauls.

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  • An old farmer decides it's time to get a new rooster for his hens.

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  • rouseal farmer Jahanara Begum summed up the event by rousing the crowd, " We should stop using pesticides.

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  • For every rupee spent on the new seeds, a farmer can reap up to 5 rupee spent on the new seeds, a farmer can reap up to 5 rupees of crop.

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  • does that satellite dish mean the farmer has got a large-screen TV?

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  • The farmer decides which traits are most desirable for his or her farming purposes and buys in the appropriate bull's semen.

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  • I hear the driver ask the first farmer, " In times of food shortage, which animal would you sell last?

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  • As we descended a farmer was busy cutting silage.

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  • The farmer will not just make silage from grass.

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  • James Farmer became National Director of the Congress of Racial Equality in 1953 and he helped organize student sit-ins during 1961.

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  • Do you think Farmer Files will let us go up there in his magic sleigh?

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  • An accident occurred in my constituency where a farmer, who was spreading slurry, crossed a railroad line.

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  • smallholder cocoa farmer in Ghana is less than £ 20.

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  • smallholder coffee farmer bends to inspect several bushes which have just caught his attention.

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  • smallholding farmer to entire countries or even continental trading blocs.

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  • Cleon But how is a visit to Athens going to make a rich farmer sophisticated?

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  • A farmer had been growing sorghum for over 20 years.

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  • That's why the farmer couldn't imagine growing soybeans organically.

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  • Imagine the predicament of the organic farmer whose neighbor plants transgenic soybeans.

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  • squab pie the farmer related what he had seen.

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  • Initially, the scooters in Scotland will be marketed out of Farmer Autocare, the entrepreneurâs scheme to encourage new start-ups.

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  • He engaged Farmer & Brindley of Westminster Bridge Road, London, to provide ornamental stonework for the church.

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  • sustainable, agriculture must provide the farmer with a living.

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  • Inside he found another moor farmer who he knew well and so took his foaming tankard over to his table.

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  • Dynamic young farmer James Peck set out to design a kitchen that would make a bold visual statement and stand the test of time.

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  • thorn scrub, some cactus, farmer's field nearby.

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  • thrifty farmer as it is to the greatest railroad or the most wide-spread trust.

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  • tine harrow specially designed for use on grassland is solving an age-old problem for dairy farmer Will Taylor.

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  • Figures include a Canadian trapper, a Zulu warrior, a turbaned Indian an Australian farmer and a New Zealand Maori.

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  • trucking company 's fancy lawyer was questioning farmer Joe.

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  • waggont is also brought in by the railroad but most is brought in by the farmer's wagons.

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  • wakehave this waking nightmare of hundreds of little Russians speaking English in a heavy Welsh farmer accent.

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  • warblewarbling birds dissuade to meet The idyll of fields created by a farmer.

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  • Can also get farmer auto insurance wherewithal which means.

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  • Into their world wanders a bored young farmer's wife who provokes a tragedy by playing the sex kitten.

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  • yeoman farmer who rented land on which he kept upwards of a hundred sheep.

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  • His early years were spent in the performance of such labour as fell to the lot of every farmer's son in the new states, and in the acquisition of such education as could be had in the district schools held for a few weeks each winter.

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  • He worked as a teacher, a carpenter and a farmer; studied for a time at the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute at Hiram, Ohio, which afterward became Hiram College, and finally entered Williams College.

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  • He had retired at an early age from the army and was living an idle life at home as a gentleman farmer.

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  • In April and May the rivers have opened, the snow has disappeared, and the opportunity has been afforded the farmer of sowing his grain.

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  • The chief crops of the farmer are wheat (which from its flinty hardness and full kernel is the specialty of the Canadian north-west), oats, barley and pease.

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  • Farmer's Oracle, began publication in 1797.

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  • No national lands in accessible districts are available for the application of a homestead law, and the farmer too often has no interest in the land beyond the growing crops, a percentage of the harvest being the rent charged by the owner of the property.

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  • This system is mischievous, since, if a few consecutive bad seasons occur, the farmer moves to some more favoured spot; while, on the other hand, a succession of good years tends to increase rents.

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  • Little attention is paid to methods of cultivation, and the farmer has no resources to help him if the cereal crops fail.

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  • But beyond this the pastoralist learnt most effectually the lesson that, in a country like Australia, provision must be made for the occasional season when the rainfall is entirely inadequate to the wants of the farmer and the pastoralist.

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  • Cromwell was perhaps arrested in his project by his succession in 1636 to the estate of his uncle Sir Thomas Steward, and to his office of farmer of the cathedral tithes at Ely, whither he now removed.

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  • His grandfather was a small farmer in county Kildare, and his mother was the daughter of a captain in the merchant service.

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  • To the temple came the poor farmer to borrow seed corn or supplies for harvesters, &c. - advances which he repaid without interest.

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  • In the rotation of crops there is an amazing diversityshifts of two years, three years, four years, six years, and in many cases whatever order strikes the fancy of the farmer.

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  • The lessee, or farmer, tills the soil at his own risk; usually he provides live stock, implements and capital, and has no right to compensation for ordinary improvements, nor for extraordinary improvements effected without the landlords consent.

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  • They consist of long leases, under which the landlord shares the costs of improvements and builds farm-houses; also leases of orange and lemon gardens, two-thirds of the prot~uce of which go to the landlord, while the farmer contributes half the cost of farming besides the labor.

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  • Under mezzadria or metateria the landlord divides the produce with the farmer in various proportions.

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  • The proportion of landowners is a very large one, and the prosperous condition of the Groningen farmer is attested by the style of his home, his dress and his gig.

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  • There are two main theories: (I) that the chromosomes which finally separate are at first paired side by side (Allen, Grgoire, Berghs, Strasburger and others), and (2) that they are joined together or paired end to end (Farmer and Moore, Gregory, Mottier and others).

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  • (bot.): (1888); Delage, LAnnee biologique: confptes rendus annuels des travaux de biologic gnrale (Paris, 1895), &c.; Farmer, Recent Advances in Vegetable Cytology, Science Progress (1896), vol.

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  • v.; The Cell and some of its Constituent Structures, Science Progress (1897); Farmer and Moore, On the Melotic Phase in Animals and Plants, Quart.

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  • xlviii.; Farmer and Digby, Studies in Apospory and Apogamy in Ferns, Ann.

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  • It was found that the government by Boule and Ecclesia did not mean popular control in the full sense; it meant government by the leisured classes, inasmuch as the industrious farmer or herdsman could not leave his work to give his vote at the Ecclesia, or do his duty as a councillor.

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  • Secondly, he established deme law-courts to prevent people from having recourse to the city tribunals; it is said that he himself occasionally "went on circuit," and on one of these occasions was so struck by the plaints of an old farmer on Hymettus, that he remitted all taxation on his land.

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  • Within the seven years next following he failed twice as a storekeeper and once as a farmer; but in the meantime acquired a taste for reading, of history especially, and read and re-read the history of Greece and Rome, of England, and of her American colonies.

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  • The scholar is apt to pity the smith, the potter, the carpenter and the farmer: with better reason he is apt to condemn the trader who becomes absorbed in greed of gain and so deserts the way of righteousness and fair dealing.

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  • by Turgot at a later date and never recovered, but those remaining demonstrate that free trade in corn is to the interest of landowner, farmer and consumer alike, and in too forcible terms demand the removal of all restrictions.

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  • Geese and cranes, chicory, mildew, thistles, cleavers, caltrops, darnel and shade are farmer's enemies.

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  • Scare off the birds, harrow up the weeds, cut down all that shades the crop. Ploughs, waggons, threshing-sledges, harrows, baskets, hurdles, winnowing-fans are the farmer's implements.

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  • In the latter half of the century another Norfolk farmer, Thomas William Coke of Holkham, earl of Leicester, 1.13 a (1752-1842), figures as a pioneer of high-farming.

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  • He realized that with the enclosure of the waste lands and the absorption of small into large ho] dings, the commonfield farmer must migrate to the town or become a hired labourer; but he also realized that to feed a rapidly growing industrial population, the land must be improved by draining, marling, manuring and the use of better implements, in short by the investment of the capital which the yeoman farmer, content to feed himself and his own family, did not possess.

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  • In the same year Merino sheep were introduced by George III., who was a zealous farmer.

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  • Whereas formerly the farmer was to some extent compensated by a higher price for a smaller yield, in recent years he had had to compete with an unusually large supply at greatly reduced prices.

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  • Experimental inquiry has done much to enlighten the farmer as to the requirements of plant-life, and to enable him to see how best to meet these requirements in the case of field crops.

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  • Judgment founded on knowledge and aided by careful observation, both in the field and in the feeding-shed, must be relied upon as the guide of the practical farmer.

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  • The farmer therefore arranges his cropping in such a way that roots, or leguminous crops, succeed the cereal crops.

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  • On heavy soils, however, the farmer cannot afford to curtail the time necessary for thorough cultivation of the land.

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  • His father, a farmer, also named John, was of the fourth generation in descent from Henry Adams, who emigrated from Devonshire, England, to Massachusetts about 1636; his mother was Susanna Boylston Adams. Young Adams graduated from Harvard College in 1755, and for a time taught school at Worcester and studied law in the office of Rufus Putnam.

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  • The corn spirit is also said to be hiding in the barn till the corn is threshed, or it may be said to reappear at midwinter, when the farmer begins to think of his new year of labour and harvest.

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  • 1818); (iii.) cheptel given to a farmer (fermier) or participating cultivator (colon partiaire) - in the cheptel given to the farmer (also called cheptel de fer) stock of a value equal to the estimated price of the stock given must be left at the expiry of the lease (Art.

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  • His father, Jonas Priestley, a woollen-cloth dresser of moderate means, was the son of a member of the Established Church, but both he and his wife, the only daughter of a farmer named Swift, were Nonconformists.

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  • It was left to accumulate in vast heaps about ginhouses, to the annoyance of the farmer and the injury of his premises.

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  • Compared with the commercial fertilizer which the farmer has to buy, cotton seed possesses, therefore, a distinct value.

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  • From 1807 to 1816 Elkanah Watson (1758-1842), a prominent farmer and merchant, lived at what is now the Country Club, and while there introduced the merino sheep into Berkshire county and organized the Berkshire Agricultural Society; he is remembered for his advocacy of the building of a canal connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean, and as the author of Memoirs: Men and Times of the Revolution (18J5), edited by his son, W.

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  • 2 1865, son of George Tyron Harding, a farmer and country doctor, and Phebe Elizabeth Dickerson.

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  • This while averaging a lower temperature than (A) is not so subject to change; it retains the snow for sleighing, which is a boon to the farmer.

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  • We must distinguish from the later slavery at Rome what Mommsen calls " the old, in some measure innocent slavery, under which the farmer tilled the land along with his slave, or, if he possessed more land than he could manage, placed the slave - either as a steward, or as a sort of lessee obliged to render up a portion of the produce - over a detached farm.

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  • ROBERT HENRY (1718-1790), British historian, was the son of James Henry, a farmer of Muirton, near Stirling.

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  • Cereals and forage plants can be successfully grown everywhere, and varied and profitable agriculture is possible even on the " pine-barrens " or uplands of the N.; but more intelligent and more intensive farming is necessary than that practised by the average " pineywoods " farmer.

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  • In general, the small cotton farmer was at the mercy of the commission merchant, to whom he mortgaged his crops in advance; but this evil has lessened, and in some districts the system of advancing is either nonexistent or very slightly developed.

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  • His father was a farmer and tavern-keeper.

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  • His father, John Parker, a small farmer and skilful mechanic,.

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  • Early in the year a farmer who had insisted that the Kaffirs on his farm should pay the poll-tax was murdered, and on the 8th of February some forty natives in the Richmond district forcibly resisted the collection of the tax and killed a subinspector of police and a trooper at Byrnetown.

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  • His father was a small farmer, and he owed his education to the interest excited by his lively parts in some persons of position.

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  • From the earliest times the shepherd, the farmer, the horticulturist, and the " fancier " had for practical purposes made themselves acquainted with a number of biological laws, and successfully applied them without exciting more than an occasional notice from the academic students of biology.

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  • - The lore of the farmer, gardener, sportsman, fancier and field-naturalist, including thremmatology, or the science of breeding, and the allied teleology, or science of organic adaptations: exemplified by the patriarch Jacob, the poet Virgil, Sprengel, Kirby.

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  • In November matters were brought to a head by the wagons of a farmer named Bezuidenhout being seized in respect of the non-payment of taxes, and promptly retaken from the sheriff by a party of Boers.

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  • 285; Farmer, " Present Position of some Cell Problems," Nature (1898), lviii.

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  • Perhaps no advance in medicine has done so much as the study of tuberculosis to educate the public in the methods and value of research in medical subjects, for the results, and even the methods, of such labours have been brought home not only to patients and their friends, but also to the farmer, the dairyman, the butcher, the public carrier, and, indeed, to every home in the land.

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  • He was the first tenant farmer to represent a Scottish constituency, and was returned to parliament, unopposed, as Liberal member for the western division of Aberdeen in 1868.

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  • The steps in the breaking down of the highly complex nitrogenous proteid compounds contained in the humus of the soil, or applied to the latter by the farmer in the form of dung and organic refuse generally, are many and varied; most frequently the insoluble proteids are changed by various kinds of putrefactive bacteria into soluble proteids (peptones, &c.), these into simpler amido-bodies, and these again sooner or later into compounds of ammonia.

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  • It is the business of the farmer and gardener to promote the activity of these organisms by good tillage, careful drainage and occasional application of lime to soils which are deficient in this substance.

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  • It is this power of creating a more crumbly tilth on stiff clays that makes lime so valuable to the farmer.

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  • Of the carbon dioxide and ammonia no exhaustion can take place, but of the mineral constitutents the supply is limited because the soil cannot afford an indefinite amount of them; hence the chief care of the farmer, and the function of manures, is to restore to the soil those minerals which each crop is found, by the analysis of its ashes, to take up in its growth.

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  • He now put the Arthurian legends aside fiat a time, and devoted himself to the composition, in 1862, of "Enoch Arden," which, however, did not appear until 1864, and then in a volume which also contained "Sea Dreams," "Aylmer's Field" and, above all, "The Northern Farmer," the first and finest of Tennyson's remarkable studies in dialect_ In April of this year Garibaldi visited Farringford; in February 1865 Tennyson's mother died at Hampstead in her eighty-fifth year; in the ensuing summer he travelled in Germany.

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  • A more imaginative work by the same artist is a figure of a farmer who has just shot an eagle that swooped upon his grandson.

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  • Class magazines were represented by the Edinburgh Farmer's Magazine (1800-1825) and the Philosophical Magazine (1798), established in London by Alexander Tilloch; the latter at first consisted chiefly of translations of scientific articles from the French.

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  • One of the most successful was the Farmer's Weekly Museum (1790-1799), supported by perhaps the most brilliant staff of writers American periodical literature had yet been able to show, and edited by Joseph Dennie, who in 1801 began the publication of the Portfolio, carried on to 1827 at Philadelphia.

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  • The township of Saint Johnsbury was granted to Dr Jonathan Arnold (1741-1793)" and associates in 1786; in the same year a settlement was established and the place was named in honour of Jean Hector Saint John de Crevecoeur (1731-1813), who wrote Letters of an American Farmer (1782), a glowing description of America, which brought thither many immigrants, and who introduced potato planting into France.

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  • The homeliest details of the farmer's work are transfigured through the poet's love of nature; through his religious feeling and his pious sympathy with the sanctities of human affection; through his patriotic sympathy with the national greatness; and through the rich allusiveness of his art to everything in poetry and legend which can illustrate and glorify his theme.

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  • No doubt the later indigitamenta (" bidding-prayers") which give us detailed lists of the spirits which preside over the various actions of the infant, or the stages in the marriage ceremony, or the agricultural operations of the farmer, are due in a large measure to deliberate pontifical elaboration, but they are a true indication of the Roman attitude of mind, which reveals itself continually in the analysis of the cults of the household or the festivals of the agricultural year.

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  • In common with many other army officers Wilkinson now turned toward the West, and in 1784 settled near the Falls of the Ohio (Louisville), where he speedily became, a prominent merchant and farmer and a man of considerable influence.

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  • 338ff., and in Cato's work de Re Rustica (141) we have full details and the text of the prayers used by the Latin farmer in thus "lustrating" his own land.

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  • His father, Vincenzo, a tenant farmer on a large scale at La Manziana, had taken part in the defence of the Roman Republic under Garibaldi in 1849, was exiled by Pius IX., and reentered Rome in 1870 through the breach of Porta Pia.

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  • His father, Joseph Chatfield Alcox, was a farmer and mechanic whose ancestors, then bearing the name of Alcocke, had settled in eastern Massachusetts in colonial days.

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  • "SIR JOHN RHYS (1840-1915), British archaeologist and Celtic scholar, was born in Cardiganshire, the son of a yeoman farmer, and educated at the Bangor Normal College and Jesus College, Oxford.

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  • The charter did not give the encouragement to agriculture that was expected of it because the status created for colonists of a patroon was no attraction to a successful farmer in the Netherlands.

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  • The pleasant climate has certain drawbacks; the coastal farmer finds that blights and insect pests thrive in the comparative absence of hard frosts.

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  • GAIUS MARIUS (155-86 B.C.), Roman general, of plebeian descent, the son of a small farmer of Cereatae (mod.

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  • The lands are bad for the traveller and the farmer, but not for the ranchman.

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  • He came of a family of small farmer proprietors, who had held land during three centuries.

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  • A strong north-west wind, at such times, is of incalculable value to the farmer."8 Other gall-making dipterous flies are members of the family Trypetidae, which disfigure the seed-heads of plants, and of the family Mycetophilidae, such as the species Sciara tilicola, 9 Low, the cause of the oblong or rounded green and red galls of the young shoots and leaves of the lime.

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  • THOMAS CHURCHYARD (c. 1520-1604), English author, was born at Shrewsbury about 1520, the son of a farmer.

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  • Farmer, Memoirs of the Royal Artillery Band (London, 1904), p. 183.

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  • Rent is a monopoly price, equal, not to what the landlord could afford to take, but to what the farmer can afford to give.

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  • In agriculture "Nature labours along with man," and not only the capital of the farmer is reproduced with his profits, but also the rent of the landlord.

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  • From the great size of the trunk and the even grain of the red cedar-like wood it is a valuable tree to the farmer and carpenter: it splits readily and evenly, and planes and polishes well; cut radially, the medullary plates give the wood a fine satiny lustre; it is strong and durable, but not so elastic as many of the western pines and firs.

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  • EATON HODGKINSON (1789-1861), English engineer, the son of a farmer, was born at Anderton near Northwich, Cheshire, on the 26th of February 1789.

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  • In 1907, in northern Ireland, a farmer's house was troubled with flying stones (see Poltergeist).

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  • The region is therefore generally unattractive to the farmer, but it is inviting to the lumberman and the miner.

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  • His father, a farmer, was one of the Macdonalds of Glencoe, and a direct descendant of one of the families that suffered in the massacre.

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  • It is by no means, however, the wheat which yields the greatest number of bushels per acre which is the most valuable from a miller's standpoint, for the thinness of the bran and the fineness and strength of the flour are with him important considerations, too often overlooked by the farmer when buying his seed.

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  • So much improved is the position of the farmer in North America compared with what it was about 1870, that the transport companies in 1901 carried 174 bushels of his grain to the seaboard in exchange for the value of one bushel, whereas in 1867 he had to give up one bushel in every six in return for the service.

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  • As regards the British farmer, it does not appear as if he had improved his position; for he has to send his wheat to greater distances, owing to the collapse of many country millers or their removal to the seaboard, while railway rates have fallen only to a very small extent; again the farmer's wheat is worth only half of what it was formerly; it may be said that the British farmer has to give up one bushel in nine to the railway company for the purpose of transportation, whereas in the 'seventies he gave up one in eighteen only.

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  • Enough has been said to prove that the advantage of position claimed for the British farmer by Caird was somewhat illusory.

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  • Speaking broadly, the Kansas or Minnesota farmer's wheat does not have to pay for carriage to Liverpool more than 2S.

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  • per ton in excess of the rate paid by a Yorkshire farmer; this, it will be admitted, does not go very far towards enabling the latter to pay rent, tithes and rates and taxes.

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  • This event is referred to by Aristophanes in the Clouds (212), where the old farmer, on being shown Euboea on the map "lying outstretched in all its length," remarks, - "I know; we laid it prostrate under Pericles."

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  • by the smell of the dumplings which the farmer and his family were eating for dinner, that he insisted on having one.

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  • The experience of the French in Algiers shows that it is possible to stamp out a plague of locusts, such as is the greatest danger to the farmer in many parts of Argentina.

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  • On the 31st of March 1820 missionaries of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions - two clergymen, two teachers, a physician, a farmer, and a printer, each with his wife - and three Hawaiians educated in the Cornwall (Connecticut) Foreign Missionary School, arrived from America and began their labours at Honolulu.

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  • The farming of exorbitant taxes, coupled as it was too often with dishonest concessions to the tax farmer, made the over-burdened peasantry drink the doubly bitter cup of exploitation and injustice.

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  • GEORGE GLEIG (1753-1840), Scottish divine, was born at Boghall, Kincardineshire, on the 12th of May 1753, the son of a farmer.

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  • On the subject of agriculture he wrote The Gentleman Farmer (1776).

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  • So rare were the ordinary comforts, and even necessities of life, that the latter had to take a prominent place from the beginning: the missionary had to be farmer, carpenter, brickmaker, tailor, printer, house and church builder, not only for himself but for his converts.

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  • a Westchester farmer), which was followed.

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