Meadow Sentence Examples
No man could cross the meadow and stay alive.
Soon the road opened to the beautiful meadow of Thistle Farm.
Look there in the meadow behind the village, three of them are dragging something.
The soil is varied, much of it being good meadow land or well adapted to the growing of grain and fruit.
The marsh hawk, sailing low over the meadow, is already seeking the first slimy life that awakes.Advertisement
The meadow is ready.
The eastern wall is buffered by the meadow.
And he shall plow, carry manure, weed the grain, mow the meadow, scatter and pile.
At Little Lathe near Coniston there is a small meadow typical of unimproved northern hay meadows.
It also does well naturalized among grass if you have room for a meadow area that is only mowed once or twice a year.Advertisement
Other uncommon plants include meadow saffron, saw-wort and herb Paris.
In the floodplain there are still areas of enclosed meadow pasture.
Their cultivation is almost as simple as that of meadow grass.
The gently sloping gardens - not suitable for the elderly or toddlers, include a copse, lawns, flower meadow and formal gardens.
Design a summer meadow with some spring plants but include marjoram, knapweed and scabious.Advertisement
The reserve is also home to a number of bird species including meadow pipit, snipe and skylark.
Pipits ran out with red throated and meadow but no water pipits ran out with red throated and meadow but no water pipit here.
Butterflies include ringlets, small skippers and meadow browns.
Insect life is abundant with many common species of butterfly such as wall and meadow brown, ringlet and gate keeper.
Uncommon plants such as saw sedge, greater meadow rue and marsh valerian are found in the meadow.Advertisement
In autumn the meadows bloom once more, this time with meadow saffron - a plant associated with ancient grasslands.
Species within the meadows include Yorkshire fog, great burnet, Lady's bedstraw, common knapweed, meadow vetchling and pepper saxifrage.
Meadow pipits skylarks and small waders are their most common meals.
Dolbadarn means the "Padarn meadow."
No man could cross the meadow alive without knowing where the traps lay.Advertisement
The meadow floods regularly, as indicated by the damp-loving grasses, including the uncommon brown sedge.
Sneezewort has been recorded on the riverbank and the meadows contain many species such as meadow saxifrage, great burnet and lesser stitchwort.
They are ideal for use with our wildflower meadow turf - please e-mail us with your requirements or for further details.
The flora includes reeds, rushes and sedges along with drier grassland species such as meadow vetchling.
It would not be turned off the field even on the Tsaritsin Meadow.
Haugh is the first element of the name and means riverside meadow and is a common feature of Northumberland and Durham place names.
Breeding birds of the river margins include sedge warbler, whitethroat and reed bunting, while skylark breeds on the meadow.
Also seen were 4 woodcock, 34 meadow pipit, a redpoll and a skylark in song.
Its meadow land - Mickle Mead, was once crucial for the sustenance of the whole community.
An example is the " Munchausen syndrome by proxy " theory put forward by Professor Sir Roy Meadow and now discredited.
The defeat is said to have left a bad taste in the mouths of the Everton fans who traveled to Gay Meadow.
Avoid trampling meadow grass by staying in single file through meadows in summer.
In wetter areas, tufted hair-grass, ragged robin and meadow sweet are common.
The first project to be completed is the Meadow Road underpass project, undertaken with local primary schools.
Meadow The meadow area supports a range of grass species such as the delicate quaking grass, tufted hair grass and sweet vernal grass.
The destruction of the wild-flower meadow by the building of an 18-hole golf course would also remove a wildlife haven.
Perhaps it is a tranquil ocean beach, a grassy meadow with patches of beautiful wildflowers, or a snowy mountain peak.
For example, if you visualize a meadow imagine you are walking barefoot in the grass.
A. Liliastrum (St Brunos Lily) is a graceful alpine meadow plant in deep, free, sandy soil, in early summer throwing up spikes of snowy-white Lily-like blossoms.
All the best Narcissi, and practically all the forms of the yellow and the bicolor Daffodils, may be planted in June, July, or August, in three ways-in the lawn or meadow, in the beds and borders of the garden, or in 6 or 8-inch pots.
These kinds are really the only free and hardy open-air Narcissi, and are the best for the meadow or the lawn.
Isopyrum - A graceful little plant allied to the Meadow Rues, I. thalictroides has prettier white flowers, and is valuable for its Maiden-hair Fern-like foliage.
Meadow Beauty (Rhexia) - R. virginica is a beautiful dwarf bog plant with vivid, deep rosy flowers 6 or 8 inches high, in sandy swamps in New England and the Eastern States, and is found as far west as Illinois and Wisconsin.
Lilac Meadow Rue (Thalictrum Dipterocarpum) - A distinct and graceful plant, one of the best hardy flowers introduced for many years.
Above the handsome five-parted leaves, and rising to 4 feet or so high, the tall panicles of creamy-white flowers produce an effect not unlike that of a giant Meadow Sweet.
Spring Meadow Saffron (Bulbocodium) - B. vernum is a pretty liliaceous bulb from 4 to 6 inches high, and one of the earliest of flowers, sending up large rosy-purple flower-buds, distinct in color.
Meadow Ridge has the luxury of resort-style living for active seniors, including classes, trips, and a connected community.
Even through the salty air, I could whiff the wine's bright citrus, melon, wild meadow aromas, and some honeysuckle blossoms.
Whitetail deer wander aimlessly through the meadow, meandering between colorful vegetation and flowing water.
The quiet solitude of a snow covered meadow or the amazing sight of the huge wind drifts along the sides of a cliff are often enough to get people coming back for more winter camping every year.
However, if you're searching for a shot of color, you'll also find fun fashions in cherry, meadow, orchid, and other trendy colors.
It's near the intersection of Meadow Lane and Dahlberg Drive off of Olson Memorial Highway.
Available colors include black, cream and meadow violet, and you can expect to pay about $29.00 for the look.
Most of the straths and glens have a floor of detritus which, spread out between the bases of the boundary hills, has been levelled into meadow land by the rivers and provides almost the sole arable ground in each district.
The story which tells how the two went out one morning to dance round a tree of liberty in a meadow is an anachronism, though in keeping with their opinions.
Of the total land area of Sweden only about is arable or meadow land, but the percentage varies greatly in different parts, as will be understood from a recollection of the main physical divisions.
Jule drew a deep breath and faced the small, grandfatherly man with eyes the color of an Irish meadow.
It terminated in a forest meadow.
He stalked off into the forest, away from the castle and cliff. Toby clambered through the brush and trees after him, the angel's footsteps loud where Rhyn's were silent. Rhyn found a deer path and followed it until he reached a snowy meadow. Crossing it, he continued to look for a place to stash the angel where the kid wouldn't freeze to death. After another hour of walking, he found a small pocket in the roots of a massive tree.
She made her way through the forest until she reached the trap-riddled meadow.
In the morning, Landis would move its men into the meadow.
Memon's arrogance allowed him to enter the meadow without his men.
The name, CluainUamha, signifies "the meadow of the cave," from the curious limestone caves in the vicinity.
Under hay are included the produce of clover, sainfoin and rotation grasses, and also that of permanent meadow.
Of the land in the possession of the peasants no less than 70% is under crops, and of the land in the larger estates 52%; of the former category t i %, and of the latter 8%, is meadow.
In the meadow adjoining, still called Llwyn y Groes ("grove of the cross"), is "Eliseg's Pillar."
From the peculiar use which is made of the produce of an irrigated meadow, and from the conditions to which it is subjected, it is necessary to include in our mixture of seeds some that produce an early crop, some that give an abundant growth, and some that impart sweetness and good flavour, while all the kinds sown must be capable of flourishing on irrigated soil.
The second point of primary importance is the size and slope of the main conductor, which brings the water from the river to the meadow.
The stuff taken out of the conductor should be employed in making up its banks or correcting inequalities in the meadow.
Here the con ductor should be led along the highest end or side of the meadow in an inclined plane; should it terminate in the meadow, its end should be made to taper when there are no feeders, or to terminate in a feeder.
The main drain to carry off the water from the meadow should next be formed.
It should be cut in the lowest part of the ground at the lower end or side of the meadow.
That portion of the ground which is to be watered by one conductor should be made into beds to suit the circumstances of that conductor; that is, instead of the beds over the meadow being all reduced to one common level, they should be formed to suit the different swells in the ground, and, should any of these swells be considerable, it will be necessary to give each side of them its respective conductor.
The distribution of the water over the whole meadow is regulated by the sluices, which should be placed at the origin of every conductor.
By means of these sluices any portion of the meadow that is desired can be watered, whilst the rest remains dry; and alternate watering must be adopted when there is a scarcity of water.
All the sluices should be substantially built at first with stones and mortar, to prevent the leakage of water; for, should water from a leak be permitted to find its way into the meadow, that portion of it will stagnate and produce coarse grasses.
A small sluice placed in the side of the conductor opposite to the meadow, and at the upper end of it, will drain away the leakage that may have escaped from the head sluice.
The meadow should be ready by August for sowing with one of the mixtures of grass-seeds already given.
Then let the turf be laid down again and beaten firm, when the meadow will be complete at once, and ready for irrigation.
The water should be let on, and trial made of the work, whenever it is finished, and the motion of the water regulated by the introduction of a stop in the conductors and feeders where a change in the motion of the current is observed, beginning at the upper end of the meadow.
There are few pieces of land where the natural descent of the ground will not admit of the water being collected a second time, and applied to the irrigation of a second and lower meadow.
In such a case the main drain of a watered meadow may form the conductor of the one to be watered, or a new conductor may be formed by a prolongation of the main drain; but either expedient is only advisable where water is scarce.
Where it is plentiful, it is better to supply the second meadow directly from the river, or by a continuation of the first main conductor.
On the steep sides of valleys the plan is easily and cheaply carried out, and where the whole course of the - water is not long the peculiar properties which give it value, though lessened, are not exhausted when it reaches that part of the meadow which it irrigates last.
The points which require constant attention are - the perfect freedom of all carriers, feeders and drains from every kind of obstruction, however minute; the state and amount of water in the river or stream, whether it be sufficient to irrigate the whole area properly or only a part of it; the length of time the water should be allowed to remain on the meadow at different periods of the season; the regulation of the depth of the water, its quantity and its rate of flow, in accordance with the temperature and the condition of the herbage; the proper times for the commencing and ending of pasturing and of shutting up for hay; the mechanical condition of the surface of the ground; the cutting out of any very large and coarse plants, as docks; and the improvement of the physical and chemical conditions of the soil by additions to it of sand, silt, loam, `` chalk, &c.
Even with a river supply fairly constant in level and always abundant, no attempt should be made to force on a larger volume of water than the feeders can properly distribute and the drains adequately remove, or one part of the meadow will be deluged and another stinted.
The adjustment of the water by means of the sluices is a delicate operation when there is little water and also when there is much; in the latter case the fine earth may be washed away from some parts of the meadow; in the former case, by attempting too much with a limited water current, one may permit the languid streams to deposit their valuable suspended matters instead of carrying them forward to enrich the soil.
The growth is less checked by early frosts; and whatever advantages to the vegetation may accrue by occasional excessive warmth in the atmosphere in the early months of the year are experienced more by the irrigated than by the ordinary meadow grasses by reason of the abundant development of roots which the water has encouraged.
The principal river of northern Italy is the Po, which rises to the west of Piedmont and is fed not from glaciers like the Swiss torrents, but by rain and snow, so that the water has a somewhat higher temperature, a point to which much importance is attached for the valuable meadow irrigation known as marcite.
Of this only about one-twelfth is meadow land.
Within its borders are various popular beaches, including Woodmont (incorporated as a borough in 1903), Pond Point, Bay View, Fort Trumbull Beach (where a fortification, named Fort Trumbull, was erected in 1776), Myrtle Beach, Meadow's End, Walnut Beach and Milford Point.
North Park, the highest of all, is a lovely country of meadow and forest.
When it is found that the fibre separates readily from the woody shove " or core, the beets or small bundles are ready for removing from the dams. It is drained, and then spread, evenly and equally, over a grassy meadow to dry.
There are two public parks - Broad Meadow (zo acres), part of ground reclaimed in 1859, and Levengrove (32 acres), presented to the corporation in 1885 by Peter Denny and John McMillan, two shipbuilders who helped lay the foundation of the town's present prosperity.
It has been disputed whether the ceremony took place actually in the meadow or on Magna Carta or Charter Island lying off it.
About 35% of the total surface is occupied by forests, while about 4 o% is under tillage and about 19% under meadow and pasture.
These properties include tithes, tithe commutation rent charge, land used as arable, meadow or pasture ground only, or as woodlands, market gardens or nursery grounds, orchards, allotments, any land covered with water such as the reservoir of a waterworks company, or used only as a canal or towing-path of the same, or as a railway constructed under the powers of any Act of Parliament for public conveyance.
Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire fog, soft grass) is a common meadow and wayside grass with woolly or downy leaves.
The grass of the interior plains is of a coarse character and yellowish colour, very different from the meadow grasses of England.
The song birds and insectivorous birds include the cardinal grosbeak, scarlet and summer tanagers, meadow lark, song sparrow, catbird, brown thrasher, wood thrush, house wren, robin, blue bird, goldfinch, red-headed woodpecker, flicker (golden-winged woodpecker), and several species of warblers.
The song-birds are well represented in the hermit thrush, wood thrush, Wilson's thrush (or veery), brown thrasher, robin, blue bird, bobolink, meadow lark, gold finch, &c. Among the game birds are the ruffed grouse (partridge), quail, prairie hen and wild turkey.
On the northern slopes, at the higher levels, Juniperus pseudo-Sabina is the only tree that grows on the mountains, and luxuriant meadow grasses cover the syrts.
It lies pleasantly on the river Avon, which here divides into numerous branches, flowing through flat meadow land.
Starting, however, with that year as the most important in Irish economic history in modern times, we find that between 1847 and 1905 the total area under crops - cereals, green crops, flax, meadow and clover - decreased by 582,348 acres.
Outside the recognized cereal and green crops, two others may be considered, flax and meadow and clover.
During the period under review the area under meadow and clover has increased by more than 50%, rising from 1,138,946 acres in 1847 to 2,294,506 in 1905.
It would thus appear that a large proportion of the land which has ceased to bear cereal or green crops is now laid down in meadow and clover.
Song birds are numerous and of many varieties; among them are thrushes, mocking birds, blue birds, robins, wrens, chickadees, warblers, vireos, sparrows, bobolinks (reed birds or rice birds), meadow larks and orioles.
The Old Hall, or manor house of the Asshetons, remains in an altered form, with an ancient prison adjoining, and the name of Gallows Meadow, still preserved, recalls the summary execution of justice by the lords of the manor.
The creek where the whippoorwills nested, the rolling hills of wild flowers, and the soothing sound of meadow larks - they were all the sights and sounds of a happy childhood.
There they discovered a thin outline of tire tracks curving away in that direction, crossing a meadow of flowers.
They picnicked on fresh bread and jam washed down with warm Gatorade and a banana for dessert, sprawled in the grass next to a country stream, in a meadow abloom with spring flowers.
The messenger across the meadow waved and wheeled his horse.
Taran signaled the archers first, then watched as Tiyan's warriors melted from the meadow to the south side of the city.
You have access to the adjacent farmland; so, use the meadow for feeding.
I do not know the distribution and extent of the grazing marsh which is pasture or meadow and how much is grazed and periodically inundated with water.
Sibson, the 19th century antiquarian, mentions finding the Road in the field to the west of the Smallbrook stream in Brook Meadow.
The cultivated land is principally arable; the proportion of meadow being very small; the downs and commons are extensive.
Damper areas support species such as meadowsweet, ragged robin, water avens, lady's mantle and meadow fescue.
What we had originally believed to be a high ' alpine ' meadow was an expanse of dwarf bamboo turned white by the cold.
The grounds are wonderful, with pathways leading through wild meadow and by a little beck is a child's play house.
The immediate effect of this is rather like stepping straight from a glorious, sunlit, flower-filled meadow into a treacherous bog.
On the 3rd April the first female brimstone was seen on Latchford meadow.
Other frequent species include meadow brome, meadow foxtail grass pepper saxifrage and meadow sweet.
He also reckons both meadow and soft bromes are becoming more widespread.
In spring and summer the meadows have a rich collection of wet meadow plants including great burnet and the fragrant meadowsweet.
It is also alive with insects including orange-tip and meadow brown butterflies and five-spot burnet moth.
In pasture, cutting will prevent meadow buttercup seeding.
In addition this is one of the few sites in the county where meadow clary grows.
An adjacent meadow of carefully cultivated corncockle, wild cornflower and poppies beside the local church is a delight in high summer.
Outside there is a graveled courtyard which leads to a sunny spacious grassed garden with meadow views, perfect for a barbecue.
Here we found meadow and bloody cranesbill, creeping jenny and rock stonecrop, as well as hoary plantain in flower.
The striking meadow cranesbill showers our wildlife garden meadow with its bright blue flowers from June to August.
They were essentially a class of land cultivators, who possessed small tenements, in which arable predominated over both meadow and pasture.
The wildflowers might include ox-eye daisy, buttercup, yellow rattle, meadow sweet and cow slips.
These fen vegetation types grade into fen vegetation types grade into fen meadow on the drier ground behind.
Among the attractive grasses, such as quaking-grass and meadow foxtail, you will find yellow rattle, an indicator species of old grassland.
Butterflies, including meadow brown, common blue and dark green fritillary, add more color to the forest rides.
Orange tip and brimstone are first, followed by meadow brown, gatekeeper, ringlet, green-veined white, small copper and common blue.
Through the open window there came the roar of a mown meadow and it suddenly became very gloomy in the room.
They are found on heath, salt marsh and open scrub, where they can find goldfinch, linnet or meadow pipit.
The only species which would not be particularly welcome in a wildflower meadow was rye grass which can be very vigorous and competitive.
Roesel's, dark and speckled bush-crickets are also in the Meadow, as is lesser marsh grasshopper.
Good meadow hay, especially organic hay, will also provide these elements.
Feed them meadow (grass hay) or timothy hay in unlimited amounts.
There's a bright, golden haze on the meadow There's a bright, golden haze on the meadow.
Numbers slowly declined, but we finished with a quick look round Skaters Meadow, which had abundant water horsetail and spike rush.
The grounds include a kitchen garden, vineyard, formal garden, fruit trees and hillside meadow for sun bathing and walks.
In addition to skylarks, other birds feeding on the roof have included linnet, meadow pipit and pied wagtail.
Peaceful meadow You stand in the tall grass of an enormous grassy meadow.
Churchyards are often the only place where traditional meadow plants such as ladies ' bedstraw and meadow saxifrage can still flourish.
You may wish to sow or plant a wildflower meadow.
The wet fen meadow had not been grazed for 25 years.
Scarcer plants that occasionally occur throughout include Alpine saw-wort Saussurea alpina, alpine meadow rue Thalictrum alpinum.
Agnes Marr, widow, surrendered a messuage and 48 acres of land and meadow with appurtenances in Thurcroft to Ralph Marr.
A muddy walk on March 22nd near junction of routes 51 and 57 produced only meadow pipits, Kentish plover and 2 cattle egrets.
Indeed, the nineteenth century topography is of village in a meadow ascending a lofty sandstone ridge which has extensive views.
The small pink flowers of marsh valerian can also be found throughout the meadow, often in large numbers.
Two female wasp spiders Argiope bruennichi were found on their webs in Latchford Meadow in late August.
The first meadow leads steeply down to a vale of wet grassland.
They do not see the beauty of the wildflower meadow, or our wildlife haven.
Trailing or half-shrubby herbs, the one best worth growing being the native L. corniculatus, which occurs in almost every meadow or pasture, forming tufts of yellow flowers with the upper part often red on the outside.
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Most critics also thought that the film missed the mark when it came to the novel's famed "meadow scene."
Of the total area of the province 56% is occupied by arable land, 10.2% by pasture and meadow, and nearly 29% by forests.
Sea-aster flourishes in the Wadden of Friesland and Groningen, the Dollart and the Zeeland estuaries, giving place nearer the shore to sandspurry (Spergularia), or sea-poa or floating meadow grass (Glyceria maritima), which grows up to the dikes, and affords pasture for cattle and sheep. Along the coast of Overysel and in the Biesbosch lake club-rush, or scirpus, is planted in considerable quantities for the hat-making industry, and common sea-wrack (Zostera marina) is found in large patches in the northern half of the Zuider Zee, where it is gathered for trade purposes during the months of June, July and August.
He was in truth the Sicilian bee, and, plucking the flowers of the prophetic and apostolic meadow, he produced a wonderfully pure knowledge in the souls of the listeners."
Believing their danger past, they sprang from their ambush and, chirruping something in their shrill little voices and holding up their skirts, their bare little sunburned feet scampered merrily and quickly across the meadow grass.
The meadow was a tranquil site, far removed from main roads of present day habitation.
He looked out over the forests to the north, the destruction of the south, and the meadow to the east.
In the western counties of England, and generally by agriculturists, the name honeysuckle is applied to the meadow clover, Trifolium pratense.
But this I know, I love to play In the meadow, among the hay-- Up the water, and o'er the lea, That's the way for Billy and me.
Pierre saw that there was a bridge in front of him and that soldiers were doing something on both sides of it and in the meadow, among the rows of new-mown hay which he had taken no notice of amid the smoke of the campfires the day before; but despite the incessant firing going on there he had no idea that this was the field of battle.
He remembered the meadow, the wormwood, the field, the whirling black ball, and his sudden rush of passionate love of life.
The trail entered another dark thatch of forest, and she arrived soon at the agreed upon meeting place, a meadow marked with a single obelisk.
He waited until he was free of the meadow before raising two torches above his head.
Although this plant is popularly termed the "meadow mushroom," it never as a rule grows in meadows.
Promising to assent to their demands, he agreed to meet the barons, and the gathering was fixed for the 15th of June, and was to take place in a meadow between Staines and Windsor, called Runnimede.
As she was gathering flowers with her playmates in a meadow, the earth opened and Pluto, god of the dead, appeared and carried her off to be his queen in the world below.
Prince Andrew, pale and gloomy like everyone in the regiment, paced up and down from the border of one patch to another, at the edge of the meadow beside an oatfield, with head bowed and arms behind his back.
The tracks of the vehicle that preceded him were clear in the dust of the turnoff, and he knew he'd guessed correctly as he neared the now-familiar meadow below the mine.
They'd stopped in the center of the meadow, the safe path through the traps marked by wooden stakes.
Cursing, he went to the wall overlooking the meadow and spotted Vara atop his horse, awaiting his signal at the edge of the forest.
Shadows rose from the pits littering the meadow as men spilled out of hiding into the meadow.
Not satisfied with seed-sown grass or meadow turf, they experimented with seaside turf and found it answer admirably.
Tofieldia, an arctic and alpine genus of small herbs with a slender scape springing from a tuft of narrow ensiform leaves and bearing a raceme of small green flowers; Narthecium (bog-asphodel), herbs with a habit similar to Tofieldia, but with larger golden-yellow flowers; and Colchicum, a genus with about 30 species including b the meadow saffron or autumn crocus (C. autumnale).
Closely associated with the medical school, and separated from it by the Middle Meadow Walk, is the Royal Infirmary, designed by David Bryce, R.S.A.
They were driving downhill and coming out upon a broad trodden track across a meadow, near a river.
A group of bareheaded peasants was approaching across the meadow toward the prince.
On that very meadow he had ridden over the day before, a soldier was lying athwart the rows of scented hay, with his head thrown awkwardly back and his shako off.
About 55% of the whole is under tillage, while 16% consists of meadow and pasture and 21% is covered by forests.
The territory of the " township " consisted of arable land, meadow, pasture and waste.
They also showed me in another place what they thought was a "leach-hole," through which the pond leaked out under a hill into a neighboring meadow, pushing me out on a cake of ice to see it.
This isn't the Kosoy meadow nor the Demkin hill, and heaven only knows what it is!
It has more than one advantage over the meadow mushroom in its extreme commonness, its profuse growth, the length of the season in which it may be gathered, the total absence of varietal forms, its adaptability for being dried and preserved for years, and its persistent delicious taste.
Its white stone houses form a long curve between the uplands of Salisbury Plain,which sweep away towards the north and east, and the tract of park and meadow land lying south and west.
Another field experiment of singular interest is that relating to the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, for which seven acres of old grass land were set apart in Rothamsted Park in 1856.
Richard then led the mob to a neighbouring meadow, where he kept them in parley till Walworth, who had returned within the city to summon the loyal citizens to the king's aid, returned with a sufficient following to overawe and disperse the rebels.
Lydia Larkin spun out of the meadow in a cloud of dust, leaving Dean to await its dissipation before following in his open vehicle.
Late in the afternoon, as he was resting in the thick woods south of Walden, he heard the voice of the hounds far over toward Fair Haven still pursuing the fox; and on they came, their hounding cry which made all the woods ring sounding nearer and nearer, now from Well Meadow, now from the Baker Farm.
One has suggested, that if such a "leach-hole" should be found, its connection with the meadow, if any existed, might be proved by conveying some colored powder or sawdust to the mouth of the hole, and then putting a strainer over the spring in the meadow, which would catch some of the particles carried through by the current.
Of the entire area of the country 28.6% is arable, 16.2 in meadow or pasture land, 14% in forests, 37.2% in uncultivated moors, heaths, &c.; from 17 to 18% is in possession of the state.
The surface is undulatory; marshy meadow lands no longer exist on the flat watersheds, and only a few in the deeper and broader river valleys.