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  • The plain produces wheat, barley, millet and vegetables.

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  • The principal crops are wheat, pulse, maize, millet, with some cotton and sugar-cane.

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  • millet, of modern Egypt, was also cultivated.

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  • Of species belonging to allied genera, Pennisetum typhoideum, bajree, sometimes also called Egyptian millet or pearl millet, is largely cultivated in tropical Asia, Nubia and Egypt.

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  • It is only in Kakhetia, where numerous mountain streams supply the fields and gardens of the plateau of Alazan, that wheat, millet and maize are grown, and orchards, vineyards and mulberry plantations are possible.

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  • The grains of both are very small, only one half as long as those of common millet, but are exceedingly prolific. Many stalks arise from a single root, and a single spike often yields 2 oz.

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  • Millet, Descartes, sa vie, ses travaux, ses decouvertes avant 1637 (Paris, 1867), and Hist.

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  • Oats, barley and millet are largely grown for forage.

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  • The principal crops are millet, other food-grains, pulse, oil-seeds and cotton.

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  • The crops chiefly cultivated were wheat, millet, barley, beans and lentils; to which it is supposed, on grounds not improbable, may be added rice and cotton.

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  • Cotton, tobacco, pulse, millet, wheat and barley are also grown.

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  • The other cereals, millet and panico sorgo (Panicum italicum), have lost much of their importance in consequence of the introduction of maize and rice.

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  • The Nagpur country, drained by the Wardha and Wainganga rivers, contains towards the west the shallow black soil in which autumn crops like cotton and the large millet, juar, which do not require excessive moisture, can be successfully cultivated.

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  • Millet, George W.

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  • Its chief exports are oranges, millet, dra and other cereals, goat-hair and skins, sheepskins, wool and fullers' earth.

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  • Polish millet is P. sanguinale; P. frumentaceum, shamalo, a Deccan grass, is probably a native of tropical Africa; P. decompositum is the Australian millet, its grains being made into cakes by the aborigines.

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  • Millet, George W.

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  • The province produces much wheat, barley, rice, millet, cotton, but the authorities every now and then prohibiting the export of cereals, the people generally sow just as much as they think will suffice for their own wants.

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  • The province produces much wheat, barley, rice, millet, cotton, but the authorities every now and then prohibiting the export of cereals, the people generally sow just as much as they think will suffice for their own wants.

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  • In summer the country appears as one waving field of wheat, millet and mealies; whilst on the mountain slopes and on their flat tops are large flocks of sheep, cattle and goats, and troops of ponies.

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  • Rice is grown in such quantities as to procure for Formosa, in former days, the title of the " granary of China "; and the sweet potato, taro, millet, barley, wheat and maize are also cultivated.

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  • Their main wealth consists in their herds of cattle and flocks of sheep. They raise, however, crops of maize, millet, sweet potatoes and tobacco.

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  • Other crops which are grown in the province, especially in Upper Burma, comprise maize, tilseed, sugar-cane, cotton, tobacco, wheat, millet, other food grains including pulse, condiments and spices, tea, barley, sago, linseed and other oil-seeds, various fibres, indigo and other dye crops, besides orchards and garden produce.

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  • In good seasons it is sufficient for the cultivation of the summer crop of millet, and for the supply of the perennial streams and springs, on which the irrigation of the winter crops of wheat and barley depend.

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  • The principal crops are millet, wheat, other food grains, pulse, oilseeds and cotton; there is some manufacture of cotton-cloth and blankets, and there are ginning factories in the town.

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  • The principal crops are millet, rice, other food grains, pulse, oilseeds, cotton and tobacco, with a little coffee.

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  • The principal crops are wheat, millet, other food-grains, pulse, oil-seeds, and a little sugar-cane and cotton.

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  • The word as spelled represents the pronunciation of the Cape Dutch milje, an adaptation of milho (da India), the millet of India, the Portuguese name for millet, used in South Africa for maize.

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  • The principal crops are millet, rice, other food grains, pulse, oil-seeds, cotton and indigo.

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  • Though at first he devoted himself to subjects of the kind which will ever be associated with the name of Millet, his interest was entirely absorbed by the landscape, and not by the figures.

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  • They practised agriculture, cultivating several varieties of wheat and barley, besides millet and flax.

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  • Millet, dates, indigo and senna are the principal productions.

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  • Millet, wheat, sweet potatoes, yams and tares are also grown.

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  • Maize, millet, rye, flax, liquorice and fruits of all sorts - especially nuts, almonds, oranges, figs, walnuts and chestnuts - are produced.

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  • The level country, including both Lower Bavaria (extending northwards to the Danube) and the western and middle parts of Franconia, is productive of rye, oats, wheat, barley and millet, and also of hemp, flax, madder and fruit and vines.

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  • Dukhn, a species of millet which can grow in the arid northern districts is there the chief grain crop, its place in the south being taken by durra.

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  • millet; Ital.

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  • Common millet is Panicum miliaceum (German Hirse).

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  • Their main wealth consists in their herds of cattle and flocks of sheep. They raise, however, crops of maize, millet, sweet potatoes and tobacco.

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  • In good seasons it is sufficient for the cultivation of the summer crop of millet, and for the supply of the perennial streams and springs, on which the irrigation of the winter crops of wheat and barley depend.

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  • Though at first he devoted himself to subjects of the kind which will ever be associated with the name of Millet, his interest was entirely absorbed by the landscape, and not by the figures.

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  • Maize, millet, rye, flax, liquorice and fruits of all sorts - especially nuts, almonds, oranges, figs, walnuts and chestnuts - are produced.

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  • There is now neither inlet nor outlet to the lake in this direction, the mouth of the Ghazal having become a fertile millet field.

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  • Millet, however, is still cultivated in the north of Italy, and is used as bread for agricultural laborers, and as forage when mixed with buckwheat (Sorghum saccaratum).

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  • Maize and millet are the chief crops.

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  • They are described by Strabo as a mixed race of Celts and Illyrians, who used Celtic weapons, tattooed themselves, and lived chiefly on spelt and millet.

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  • In other parts fine crops of millet and various kinds of grain are grown, and on it trees flourish abundantly.

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  • The black soil of the district yields crops of which the principal are millet, other food-grains, pulse, rice, cotton and oil-seeds.

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  • In nonArabic-speaking countries it is known by other names, such as Indian or African millet, pearl millet, Guinea corn and Kaffir corn.

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  • Here are cultivated rich crops of millet and other grains.

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  • The principal products are millet, sesamum and sugar produced from toddy-palms in the riverain districts, which also grow rice, grain, peas and beans.

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  • Much information is also contained in the works by Lamouche, Miller, Thomson, Joanne, Cambon, Millet, Hamard and Laveleye, cited under the heading Balkan Peninsula.

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  • wheat, millet, barley and melons, also rice and cotton.

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  • The principal crops are millet, wheat, pulse, oil-seeds, cotton and sugar cane.

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  • Rice, wheat, barley, oats, Indian corn, various kinds of millet, pulses, oil-seeds, tobacco, cotton, indigo, opium, flax and hemp and sugar-cane, are the principal agricultural products of Bhagalpur district.

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  • Special deities, moreover, will demand special victims, while the more rustic numina, such as Pales, should be given milk and millet cakes rather than a blood-offering.

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  • Their favourite drink is thong, distilled from rice or barley and millet, and Marwa, beer made from fermented millet.

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  • Around the cottages in the mountains the land is cleared for cultivation, and produces thriving crops of barley, wheat, buckwheat, millet, mustard, chillies, etc. Turnips of excellent quality are extensively grown; they are free from fibre and remarkably sweet.

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  • Millet, born near Cherbourg, stands in the public garden, and there is an equestrian statue of Napoleon I.

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  • The principal agricultural products are wheat, kao-liang, oats, millet, maize, pulse and potatoes.

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  • Rice, which shares with millet the distinction of being the principal food-stuff of the greatest number of human beings, is not grown nearly as widely as is wheat, the staple food of the white races.

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  • The valleys and slopes are carefully cultivated in fields divided by stone walls, and produce beans, peas, sweet potatoes, "Russian turnip radish," barley, a little rice and millet, the last being the staple article of diet.

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  • SORGHUM, a genus of grasses belonging to the tribe Andropogoneae, and including one of the most important tropical grains, Sorghum vulgare, great millet, Indian millet or Guinea corn.

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  • Agricultural products are wheat, millet, Indian corn, pulse, arrowroot and many varieties of fruits and vegetables.

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  • at Saruj, the Khabur), millet, sesemum (for oil, instead of olive), dura (Holcus sorghum and H.

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  • The chief crops are sesamum, millet, rice, peas, wheat and cotton.

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  • For Indian millet, see Du R RA.

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  • In ordinary years in southern India the maize and the millet, which form so large a portion of the p easants' food, can be raised without irrigation, but it is required for the more valuable rice or sugar-cane.

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  • The population is backward, and the black soil is of a nature that in ordinary years can raise fair crops of cotton, millet and maize without artificial watering.

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  • To these in some districts are added spelt, buckwheat, millet, rice-wheat, lesser spelt and maize.

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  • The chief agricultural products are wheat, barley, millet, oats, maize, cotton, indigo and tobacco.

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  • Cotton, sugar and rice are the chief summer crops; wheat, barley, flax an.d vegetables are chiefly winter crops; maize, millet and flood rice are Nih crops; millet and vegetables are also, but in a less degree, summer crops.

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  • Maize in Lower Egypt and millet (of which there are several varieties) in Upper Egypt are largely grown for home consumption, these grains forming a staple food of the peasantry.

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  • The principal crops in both districts are rice, millet, other food grains, oil-seeds and indigo.

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  • Millet, Souvenirs des Balkans (Paris, 1891); V.

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  • The summer crops (millet, sesame, figs, melons, grapes, olives, &c.) are fertilized by the heavy " dews " which are one of the most remarkable climatic features of the country and to a large extent atone for the total lack of rain for one half the year.

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  • Besides wheat, the following crops are to a greater or less extent cultivated - barley, millet, sesame, maize, beans, peas, lentils, kursenni (a species of vetch used as camel-food) and, in some parts of the country, tobacco.

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  • Millet and sesame are the principal grains cultivated.

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  • Millet, cotton and tobacco are grown in small quantities.

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  • It consists of rice, varieties of millet and sorghum, of maize, Phaseolus Mungo, tobacco, beet, turnips, &c. The loftier regions have but one harvest.

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  • Excluding the special rice-growing tracts, different kinds of millet are grown more extensively than any other crop from Madras in the south at least as far as Rajputana in the north.

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  • The sorghum or great millet, generally known as jowar or cholum, is the staple grain crop of southern India.

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  • The spiked millet, known as bajra or cumbu, which yields a poorer food, is grown on dry sandy soil in the Deccan and the Punjab.

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  • A third sort of millet, ragi or marua, is cultivated chiefly in Madras and Bengal.

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  • Millet crops are grown for the most part on unirrigated land.

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  • "A third sort of millet, ragi or marua, is cultivated chiefly in Madras" is not a chief crop of Madras, it is a chief crop of Karnataka.

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  • Many of the roots and vegetables of Europe have been introduced, as well as some of those peculiar to the tropics, including maize, millet, yams, manioc, dhol, gram, &c. Small quantities of tea, rice and sago, have been grown, as well as many of the spices (cloves, nutmeg, ginger, pepper and allspice),' and also cotton, indigo, betel, camphor, turmeric and vanilla.

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  • Millet, The Expedition to the Philippines (London, 1899) and J.

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  • The principal crops are millet, rice, other food grains, pulse, oil seeds and cotton.

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  • The articles chiefly cultivated are rice, millet, beans, ginseng (at Songdo), cotton, hemp, oil-seeds, bearded wheat, oats, barley, sorghum, and sweet and Irish potatoes.

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  • The chief grain raised is millet, the staple food of the people.

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  • Its principal products are cotton, wheat and opium - the anti-opium decrees of 1906 had little effect on the province up to 1910 - and these it exchanges with the neighbouring provinces for coal, iron, salt, &c. Kao-liang, pulse, millet, maize, groundnut, barley, beans, pease, lucerne, and rape seed are also grown.

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  • Opium and millet are the principal crops grown upon it.

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  • JEAN FRANCOIS MILLET (1814-1875), French painter, who came of a peasant family, was born on the 4th of October 1814 in the hamlet of Gruchy, near Greville (La Manche), in the wild and picturesque district called La Hague.

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  • His boyhood was passed working in his father's fields, but the sight of the engravings in an old illustrated Bible set him drawing, and thenceforth, whilst the others slept, the daily hour of rest was spent by Millet in trying to render the familiar scenes around him.

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  • The whole family seems, indeed, to have worn a character of austerity and dignity, and when Millet's father finally decided to test the vocation of his son as an artist, it was with a gravity and authority which recalls the patriarchal households of Calvinist France.

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  • Two drawings were prepared and placed before a painter at Cherbourg named Mouchel, who at once recognized the boy's gifts, and accepted him as a pupil; but shortly after (1835) Millet's father died, and the eldest son, with heroic devotion, took his place at home, nor did he return to his work until the pressing calls from without were solemnly enforced by the wishes of his own family.

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  • The council-general of the department had granted him a sum of 600 francs, and the town council promised an annual pension of 400, but in spite of friendly help and introductions Millet went through great difficulties.

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  • At last, when the competition for the Grand Prix came on, Delaroche gave Millet to understand that he intended to secure the nomination of another, and thereupon Millet withdrew himself, and with his friend Marolle started in a little studio in the Rue de 1'Est.

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  • In 1840 Millet went back to Greville, where he painted "Sailors Mending a Sail" and a few other pictures - reminiscences of Cherbourg life.

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  • Millet was at Cherbourg; there he remarried, but having amassed a few hundred francs he went back to Paris and presented his "St Jerome" at the Salon of 1845.

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  • This picture was rejected and exists no longer, for Millet, short of canvas, painted over it "Oedipus Unbound," a work which during the following year was the object of violent criticism.

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  • To this date belong Millet's "Golden Age," "Bird Nesters," "Young Girl and Lamb," and "Bathers"; but to the "Bathers" (Louvre) succeeded "The Mother Asking Alms," "The Workman's Monday," and "The Winnower."

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  • This last work, exhibited in 1848, obtained conspicuous success, but did not sell till Ledru Rollin, informed of the painter's dire distress, gave him Soo francs for it, and accompanied the purchase with a commission, the money for which enabled Millet to leave Paris for Barbizon, a village on the skirts of the forest of Fontainebleau.

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  • Jules Breton has coloured the days of toil with sentiment; others, like Courbet, whose eccentric "Funeral at Ornans" attracted more notice at the Salon of 1850 than Millet's "Sowers and Binders," have treated similar subjects as a vehicle for protest against social misery; Millet alone, a peasant and a miserable one himself, saw true, neither softening nor exaggerating what he saw.

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  • Sensier at this date (1850) Millet expressed his resolve to break once and for all with mythological and undraped subjects, and the names of the principal works painted subsequently will show how steadfastly this resolution was kept.

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  • Any one of these works will show how great an influence Millet's previous practice in the nude had upon his style.

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  • Something of the imposing unity of his work was also, no doubt, due to an extraordinary power of memory, which enabled Millet to paint (like Horace Vernet) without a model; he could recall with precision the smallest details of attitudes or gestures which he proposed to represent.

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  • Thus he could count on presenting free from afterthoughts the vivid impressions which he had first received, and Millet's nature was such that the impressions which he received were always of a serious and often of a noble order, to which the character of his execution responded so perfectly that even a "Washerwoman at her Tub" will show the grand action of a Medea.

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  • Piedagnel has recorded a visit paid to Millet in 1864.

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  • Millet (1874) Piedagnel, Souvenirs de Barbizon, &c. (1876); D.

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  • Millet (1905); Gensel, Millet and Rousseau (1902).

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  • The ordinary crops are millet, sesamum, cotton, maize, rice, gram, and a great variety of peas and beans.

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  • Peas, beans, lentils, gram, maize, millet, are also universally cultivated, and exported, from the Persian Gulf ports to India and the Arabian coast.

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  • The coffee and cotton plants are indigenous; of grasses there are various kinds of millet, including Paspalum exile, the so-called hungry rice or Sierra Leone millet.

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  • Wheat, barley, millet and sesame are cultivated on the plain, but fruit and vegetables have mostly to be imported from Persia.

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  • The members of this Church were to constitute a millet or community, enjoying equal rights with the Greeks and Armenians; and its head, the Bulgarian exarch, was to reside at Constantinople.

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  • The principal crops are millet, wheat, pulse, oil-seeds and cotton.

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  • The principal crops are millet, pulse, oil-seeds and wheat.

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  • The principal cultivated varieties of plants in this section are wheat, rye, oats, barley, beans, millet and tobacco.

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  • They grew bananas, manioc, the sweet potato, the sugarcane, maize, sorghum, rice, millet, eleusine and other fruits and vegetables, as well as tobacco, but the constant state of fear in which they lived, either of their neighbours or of the Arabs, offered small inducement to industry.

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  • Less familiar are the grains of warmer climates - rice, maize, millet and sorgho, or the sugar-cane.

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  • Sorghum, an important tropical cereal known as black millet or durra.

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  • P. miliaceum is millet (q.v.), and P. altissimum, Guinea grass.

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  • The soil is admirably cultivated, the principal crops being wheat, rice, barley, maize, millet, lucerne, tobacco, vegetables and fruit.

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  • Teff is a kind of millet with grains about the size of an ordinary pin-head, of which is made the bread commonly eaten.

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  • He describes the stoneless Walachian plain, with its rich pastures, its crops of maize and millet, and woods so symmetrically planted and carefully kept by Brancovan's orders that hiding in them was out of the question.

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  • An irade of the sultan Abdul Hamid had in 1906 recognized the existence of the Kutzo-Vlachs as a religious body (millet), forming an integral part of the Rumanian Church.

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  • There is more than one meaning of Jean Millet discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.

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  • The principal cereal crops are wheat, with a yield of 1,701,000 bushels in 1904, oats, barley, rye, mealies (Indian corn) and Kaffir corn (a kind of millet).

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  • That was a time at which the romantic outlines of the Norman coast engaged Isabey, and the green wide valleys of the inland country engaged Troyon; and Troyon and Isabey, and Millet too, came to the shop at Havre.

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  • BARBIZON, a French village, near the forest of Fontainebleau, which gave its name to the " Barbizon school " of painters, whose leaders were Corot, Rousseau, Millet and Daubigny, together with Diaz, Dupre, Jacque, Frangais, Harpignies and others.

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  • The distinctive note of the school is seen in the work of Rousseau and of Millet, each of whom, after spending his early years in Paris, made his home in Barbizon.

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  • They both died at Barbizon - Rousseau in 1867 and Millet in 1875.

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  • In those troubled times Rousseau and Millet unburdened their souls to their friends, and their published lives contain many letters, some extracts from which will express the ideals which these artists held in common, and show clearly the true and firmly-based foundation on which their art stands.

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  • And Millet - " I try not to have things look as if chance had brought them together, but as if they had a necessary bond between themselves.

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  • Millet, maize, pumpkins and groundnuts are extensively cultivated.

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  • The chief crops raised are rice, gram, millet, beans, peas, sesamum and tobacco.

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  • The principal crops are rice, wheat, millet, other food-grains, pulse, linseed, and a little sugar-cane.

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  • The principal crops are millet, rice, wheat, other food-grains, pulse, oil-seeds, cotton, sugarcane, spices and tobacco.

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  • Wheat, barley, millet, pease, lentils, rice, sorghum, lucerne and cotton are the chief agricultural products.

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  • Excellent crops of wheat, barley, maize, sesame, millet, cotton, opium, tobacco and rice are grown, and several of the oases, e.g.

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  • When the planting is done the extra labourers are discharged again, and the regular ones are put to work on the corn, oats and millet, Labour.

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  • The plains of Esdraelon, and the Buttauf, and the plateau of el-Ahma are all remarkable for the rich basaltic soil which covers them, in which corn, cotton, maize, sesame, tobacco, millet and various kinds of vegetable are grown, while indigo and sugar-cane were cultivated in former times.

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  • Among the food-giving plants are rice - the staff of life to the majority of the Malagasy - in many varieties, maize, millet, manioc, yams,;sweet-potatoes, arrowroot, which is largely used by the western tribes - as well as numerous vegetables, many of them of foreign introduction.

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  • Millet, The Danube (New York, 1893); Schweiger-Lerchenfeld, Die Donau als VOlkerweg, Schiffahrtsstrasse, and Reiseroute (Vienna, 1895); D.

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  • Ground-nuts (Arachis hypogaea), rubber, beeswax, palm kernels, rice, cotton, and millet are the chief productions.

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  • Millet and rice are the staple food of the people.

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  • With this may be contrasted the culture of the Bantu peoples to the south and east, also agriculturists, but in addition, where possible, great cattle-breeders, whose staple food is millet and milk.

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  • The soil is mostly fertile, and is fairly cultivated, producing in abundance millet, yams, plantains and limes.

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  • Among cereals of less importance are buckwheat (in the mountainous regions of the north), millets, including both the common millet (Panicum miliaceuin) and the so-called Indian millet (Sorghum vulgare, the joan of India, the durrah of Africa), and even (in La Mancha) guinea-corn (Penicillaria spicata).

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  • She translated Sensier's biography of Millet, and painted, before her marriage in 1874, studies in flowers and ideal heads, much admired for their feeling and delicate colouring.

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  • Wild, salt and prairie grasses make up the bulk of the forage acreage, but the cultivated crops - especially millet and Hungarian grasses and alfalfa - are more important.

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  • Rice, wheat, pulses, millet, mustard, oil-seeds and cotton are the chief crops.

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  • The principal crop is cotton, and the staple grain millet.

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  • Large grain elevators have been built, and a new commercial town has grown up. Besides cereals, which amount to 69% of the whole, the exports consist of petroleum and petroleum waste, oilcake, linseed, timber, bran, millet seed, wool, potash, zinc ore and liquorice, the total annual value ranging between 32 and 54 millions sterling.

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  • FRANCIS DAVIS MILLET (1846-), American artist, was born at Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, on the 3rd of November 1846.

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  • Jean Francois Millet (Francisque) >>

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  • Under this system the Armenian bishop of Brusa, who was appointed patriarch of Constantinople by the sultan, became the civil, and practically the ecclesiastical head of his community (Ermeni millet), and a recognized officer of the imperial government with the rank of vizier.

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  • Under the millet system the unionists were frequently persecuted by the patriarchs, but this ended in 1830, when, at the intervention of France, they were made a community (Katoluk millet), with their own ecclesiastical head.

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  • In 1846 the patriarch anathematized all to the formation of the " Evangelical Church of the Armenians," which was made, after much opposition from France and Russia, a community (Protestant millet), at the instance of the British ambassador.

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  • The principal crops are wheat, barley, millet and coffee, the last-named more particularly on the western slopes of the range within reach of the moist sea-breezes.

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  • The chief crops are millet, wheat, cotton and oil seeds.

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  • Heer records one species of rice and four of millet.

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  • Of plants that furnish food for man the most important are rice, maize and millet, coffee, the coco-nut tree, sago-palm, the obi or native potato, the bread-fruit and the tamarind; with lemons, oranges, mangosteens, wild-plums, Spanish pepper, beans, melons and sugar-cane.

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  • Whole grains include brown rice, millet, oats and wholegrain bread.

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  • budgie owner will often make things worse by offering a millet spray as well!

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  • The red capsicums came from Millet's Farm Center at Frilford.

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  • Even drought tolerant crops such as sorghum and millet, and recently planted cassava, are showing signs of stress.

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  • It is indispensable when baking with unusual flours, helping give lift to cakes made from cornmeal, buckwheat flour and millet flour.

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  • foxtail millet and sorghum.

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  • groundnut crops sown immediately after plowing the millet seedlings will be also reduced.

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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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  • Breakfast: 50% ground organic millet flakes or millet flakes (or cooked whole millet ).

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  • Other food crops include millet, sorghum and maize.

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  • In the afternoon she may well have spent several hours pounding millet for the family's meal that evening.

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  • She would also like to have a flour mill in the village so village women can grind millet and wheat.

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  • Another innovative step in the on-going battle to improve pearl millet has been in the area of molecular mapping.

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  • Red and white millet mixed are high producers of protein feeds for wild birds.

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  • millet hybrids that can be reduced by effective crop improvement research.

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  • millet system has been attributed to Fatih Sultan Mehmet in the aftermath of the conquest of Constantinople.

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  • millet flour and bring the mixture to - Minnie?

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  • Dealers weigh out teff, barley and finger millet which form the staple diet.

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  • It also exists in related plants including tropical cereal-based crops such as foxtail millet and sorghum.

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  • The wood contains several scarce and locally distributed grasses, sedges and rushes including hairy woodrush, pendulous sedge and wood millet.

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  • Showing an African examining a plant in a field of Bullrush millet.

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  • spray millet is a favorite, and provides essential vitamins and protein.

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  • Ingredients: chopped peanuts, sunflower hearts, kibbled maize, pinhead oatmeal, canary seed and yellow millet.

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  • pearl millet that is tolerant of drought and resistant to mildew.

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  • pearl millet grown in Africa where nutrient-poor soils are a primary constraint.

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  • Another innovative step in the on-going battle to improve pearl millet has been in the area of molecular mapping.

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  • The Kano region is the most agriculturally productive part of the country, with increased yields of sorghum, millet, cowpeas and groundnuts.

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  • Contains sprouted quinoa (high in amino acids and minerals) and sprouted millet (high protein ).

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  • Twice a week I put a millet spray in the show cage to attract the youngsters into the cage.

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  • The principal crops are wheat, pulse, maize, millet, with some cotton and sugar-cane.

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  • Millet, Descartes, sa vie, ses travaux, ses decouvertes avant 1637 (Paris, 1867), and Hist.

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  • There is now neither inlet nor outlet to the lake in this direction, the mouth of the Ghazal having become a fertile millet field.

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  • They are described by Strabo as a mixed race of Celts and Illyrians, who used Celtic weapons, tattooed themselves, and lived chiefly on spelt and millet.

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  • The other cereals, millet and panico sorgo (Panicum italicum), have lost much of their importance in consequence of the introduction of maize and rice.

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  • Millet, however, is still cultivated in the north of Italy, and is used as bread for agricultural laborers, and as forage when mixed with buckwheat (Sorghum saccaratum).

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  • As the sum total of the wisdom propounded in the mystery of Agni, the searcher after truth is exhorted to meditate on that Self, made up of intelligence, endowed with a body of spirit, a form of light, and of an ethereal nature; holding sway over all the regions and pervading this All, being itself speechless and devoid of mental states; and by so doing he shall gain the assurance that "even as a grain of rice, or the smallest granule of millet, so is the golden Purusha in my heart; even as a smokeless light, it is greater than the sky, greater than the ether, greater than the earth, greater than all existing things; - that Self of the Spirit is my Self; on passing away from hence, I shall obtain that Self.

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  • The most important crops are wheat, barley, oats, millet, rice and potatoes.

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  • It is only in Kakhetia, where numerous mountain streams supply the fields and gardens of the plateau of Alazan, that wheat, millet and maize are grown, and orchards, vineyards and mulberry plantations are possible.

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  • The principal crops are millet, other food-grains, pulse, oil-seeds and cotton.

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  • millet, of modern Egypt, was also cultivated.

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  • The crops chiefly cultivated were wheat, millet, barley, beans and lentils; to which it is supposed, on grounds not improbable, may be added rice and cotton.

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  • In other parts fine crops of millet and various kinds of grain are grown, and on it trees flourish abundantly.

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  • Cotton, tobacco, pulse, millet, wheat and barley are also grown.

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  • In summer the country appears as one waving field of wheat, millet and mealies; whilst on the mountain slopes and on their flat tops are large flocks of sheep, cattle and goats, and troops of ponies.

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  • Rice is grown in such quantities as to procure for Formosa, in former days, the title of the " granary of China "; and the sweet potato, taro, millet, barley, wheat and maize are also cultivated.

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  • The Nagpur country, drained by the Wardha and Wainganga rivers, contains towards the west the shallow black soil in which autumn crops like cotton and the large millet, juar, which do not require excessive moisture, can be successfully cultivated.

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  • The black soil of the district yields crops of which the principal are millet, other food-grains, pulse, rice, cotton and oil-seeds.

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  • In nonArabic-speaking countries it is known by other names, such as Indian or African millet, pearl millet, Guinea corn and Kaffir corn.

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  • Here are cultivated rich crops of millet and other grains.

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  • The principal products are millet, sesamum and sugar produced from toddy-palms in the riverain districts, which also grow rice, grain, peas and beans.

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  • Much information is also contained in the works by Lamouche, Miller, Thomson, Joanne, Cambon, Millet, Hamard and Laveleye, cited under the heading Balkan Peninsula.

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  • wheat, millet, barley and melons, also rice and cotton.

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  • Oats, barley and millet are largely grown for forage.

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  • Other crops which are grown in the province, especially in Upper Burma, comprise maize, tilseed, sugar-cane, cotton, tobacco, wheat, millet, other food grains including pulse, condiments and spices, tea, barley, sago, linseed and other oil-seeds, various fibres, indigo and other dye crops, besides orchards and garden produce.

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  • The principal crops are millet, wheat, pulse, oil-seeds, cotton and sugar cane.

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  • The principal crops are millet, wheat, other food grains, pulse, oilseeds and cotton; there is some manufacture of cotton-cloth and blankets, and there are ginning factories in the town.

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  • The principal crops are millet, rice, other food grains, pulse, oilseeds, cotton and tobacco, with a little coffee.

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  • (1895 and 1899); Millet, La Souverainete d'apres Aug.

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  • Rice, wheat, barley, oats, Indian corn, various kinds of millet, pulses, oil-seeds, tobacco, cotton, indigo, opium, flax and hemp and sugar-cane, are the principal agricultural products of Bhagalpur district.

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  • Special deities, moreover, will demand special victims, while the more rustic numina, such as Pales, should be given milk and millet cakes rather than a blood-offering.

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  • Their favourite drink is thong, distilled from rice or barley and millet, and Marwa, beer made from fermented millet.

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  • Around the cottages in the mountains the land is cleared for cultivation, and produces thriving crops of barley, wheat, buckwheat, millet, mustard, chillies, etc. Turnips of excellent quality are extensively grown; they are free from fibre and remarkably sweet.

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  • Millet, born near Cherbourg, stands in the public garden, and there is an equestrian statue of Napoleon I.

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  • The principal agricultural products are wheat, kao-liang, oats, millet, maize, pulse and potatoes.

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  • The principal crops are wheat, millet, other food-grains, pulse, oil-seeds, and a little sugar-cane and cotton.

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  • The word as spelled represents the pronunciation of the Cape Dutch milje, an adaptation of milho (da India), the millet of India, the Portuguese name for millet, used in South Africa for maize.

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  • The principal crops are millet, rice, other food grains, pulse, oil-seeds, cotton and indigo.

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  • They practised agriculture, cultivating several varieties of wheat and barley, besides millet and flax.

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  • Millet, dates, indigo and senna are the principal productions.

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  • Millet, wheat, sweet potatoes, yams and tares are also grown.

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  • Maize and millet are the chief crops.

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  • Rice, which shares with millet the distinction of being the principal food-stuff of the greatest number of human beings, is not grown nearly as widely as is wheat, the staple food of the white races.

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  • The valleys and slopes are carefully cultivated in fields divided by stone walls, and produce beans, peas, sweet potatoes, "Russian turnip radish," barley, a little rice and millet, the last being the staple article of diet.

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  • Millet, J.

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  • SORGHUM, a genus of grasses belonging to the tribe Andropogoneae, and including one of the most important tropical grains, Sorghum vulgare, great millet, Indian millet or Guinea corn.

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  • Agricultural products are wheat, millet, Indian corn, pulse, arrowroot and many varieties of fruits and vegetables.

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  • at Saruj, the Khabur), millet, sesemum (for oil, instead of olive), dura (Holcus sorghum and H.

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  • The chief crops are sesamum, millet, rice, peas, wheat and cotton.

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  • The plain produces wheat, barley, millet and vegetables.

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  • Its chief exports are oranges, millet, dra and other cereals, goat-hair and skins, sheepskins, wool and fullers' earth.

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  • The level country, including both Lower Bavaria (extending northwards to the Danube) and the western and middle parts of Franconia, is productive of rye, oats, wheat, barley and millet, and also of hemp, flax, madder and fruit and vines.

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  • Dukhn, a species of millet which can grow in the arid northern districts is there the chief grain crop, its place in the south being taken by durra.

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  • MILLET (Fr.

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  • The grains of both are very small, only one half as long as those of common millet, but are exceedingly prolific. Many stalks arise from a single root, and a single spike often yields 2 oz.

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  • Polish millet is P. sanguinale; P. frumentaceum, shamalo, a Deccan grass, is probably a native of tropical Africa; P. decompositum is the Australian millet, its grains being made into cakes by the aborigines.

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  • Of species belonging to allied genera, Pennisetum typhoideum, bajree, sometimes also called Egyptian millet or pearl millet, is largely cultivated in tropical Asia, Nubia and Egypt.

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  • For Indian millet, see Du R RA.

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  • In ordinary years in southern India the maize and the millet, which form so large a portion of the p easants' food, can be raised without irrigation, but it is required for the more valuable rice or sugar-cane.

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  • The population is backward, and the black soil is of a nature that in ordinary years can raise fair crops of cotton, millet and maize without artificial watering.

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  • To these in some districts are added spelt, buckwheat, millet, rice-wheat, lesser spelt and maize.

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  • The chief agricultural products are wheat, barley, millet, oats, maize, cotton, indigo and tobacco.

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  • Cotton, sugar and rice are the chief summer crops; wheat, barley, flax an.d vegetables are chiefly winter crops; maize, millet and flood rice are Nih crops; millet and vegetables are also, but in a less degree, summer crops.

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  • Maize in Lower Egypt and millet (of which there are several varieties) in Upper Egypt are largely grown for home consumption, these grains forming a staple food of the peasantry.

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  • The principal crops in both districts are rice, millet, other food grains, oil-seeds and indigo.

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  • Millet, Souvenirs des Balkans (Paris, 1891); V.

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  • The summer crops (millet, sesame, figs, melons, grapes, olives, &c.) are fertilized by the heavy " dews " which are one of the most remarkable climatic features of the country and to a large extent atone for the total lack of rain for one half the year.

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  • Besides wheat, the following crops are to a greater or less extent cultivated - barley, millet, sesame, maize, beans, peas, lentils, kursenni (a species of vetch used as camel-food) and, in some parts of the country, tobacco.

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  • Millet and sesame are the principal grains cultivated.

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  • Millet, cotton and tobacco are grown in small quantities.

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  • It consists of rice, varieties of millet and sorghum, of maize, Phaseolus Mungo, tobacco, beet, turnips, &c. The loftier regions have but one harvest.

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  • Excluding the special rice-growing tracts, different kinds of millet are grown more extensively than any other crop from Madras in the south at least as far as Rajputana in the north.

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  • The sorghum or great millet, generally known as jowar or cholum, is the staple grain crop of southern India.

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  • The spiked millet, known as bajra or cumbu, which yields a poorer food, is grown on dry sandy soil in the Deccan and the Punjab.

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  • A third sort of millet, ragi or marua, is cultivated chiefly in Madras and Bengal.

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  • Millet crops are grown for the most part on unirrigated land.

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  • "A third sort of millet, ragi or marua, is cultivated chiefly in Madras" is not a chief crop of Madras, it is a chief crop of Karnataka.

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  • Many of the roots and vegetables of Europe have been introduced, as well as some of those peculiar to the tropics, including maize, millet, yams, manioc, dhol, gram, &c. Small quantities of tea, rice and sago, have been grown, as well as many of the spices (cloves, nutmeg, ginger, pepper and allspice),' and also cotton, indigo, betel, camphor, turmeric and vanilla.

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  • Millet, The Expedition to the Philippines (London, 1899) and J.

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  • The principal crops are millet, rice, other food grains, pulse, oil seeds and cotton.

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  • The articles chiefly cultivated are rice, millet, beans, ginseng (at Songdo), cotton, hemp, oil-seeds, bearded wheat, oats, barley, sorghum, and sweet and Irish potatoes.

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  • The chief grain raised is millet, the staple food of the people.

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  • Its principal products are cotton, wheat and opium - the anti-opium decrees of 1906 had little effect on the province up to 1910 - and these it exchanges with the neighbouring provinces for coal, iron, salt, &c. Kao-liang, pulse, millet, maize, groundnut, barley, beans, pease, lucerne, and rape seed are also grown.

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  • Opium and millet are the principal crops grown upon it.

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  • JEAN FRANCOIS MILLET (1814-1875), French painter, who came of a peasant family, was born on the 4th of October 1814 in the hamlet of Gruchy, near Greville (La Manche), in the wild and picturesque district called La Hague.

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  • His boyhood was passed working in his father's fields, but the sight of the engravings in an old illustrated Bible set him drawing, and thenceforth, whilst the others slept, the daily hour of rest was spent by Millet in trying to render the familiar scenes around him.

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  • The whole family seems, indeed, to have worn a character of austerity and dignity, and when Millet's father finally decided to test the vocation of his son as an artist, it was with a gravity and authority which recalls the patriarchal households of Calvinist France.

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  • Two drawings were prepared and placed before a painter at Cherbourg named Mouchel, who at once recognized the boy's gifts, and accepted him as a pupil; but shortly after (1835) Millet's father died, and the eldest son, with heroic devotion, took his place at home, nor did he return to his work until the pressing calls from without were solemnly enforced by the wishes of his own family.

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  • The council-general of the department had granted him a sum of 600 francs, and the town council promised an annual pension of 400, but in spite of friendly help and introductions Millet went through great difficulties.

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  • The master was certainly puzzled by his pupil; he saw his ability, and, when Millet in his poverty could not longer pay the monthly fees, arranged for his free admission to the studio, but he tried in vain to make him take the approved direction, and lessons ended with "Eh, bien, allez a votre guise, vous etes si nouveau pour moi que je ne veux rien vous dire."

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  • At last, when the competition for the Grand Prix came on, Delaroche gave Millet to understand that he intended to secure the nomination of another, and thereupon Millet withdrew himself, and with his friend Marolle started in a little studio in the Rue de 1'Est.

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  • In 1840 Millet went back to Greville, where he painted "Sailors Mending a Sail" and a few other pictures - reminiscences of Cherbourg life.

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  • Millet was at Cherbourg; there he remarried, but having amassed a few hundred francs he went back to Paris and presented his "St Jerome" at the Salon of 1845.

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  • This picture was rejected and exists no longer, for Millet, short of canvas, painted over it "Oedipus Unbound," a work which during the following year was the object of violent criticism.

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  • To this date belong Millet's "Golden Age," "Bird Nesters," "Young Girl and Lamb," and "Bathers"; but to the "Bathers" (Louvre) succeeded "The Mother Asking Alms," "The Workman's Monday," and "The Winnower."

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  • This last work, exhibited in 1848, obtained conspicuous success, but did not sell till Ledru Rollin, informed of the painter's dire distress, gave him Soo francs for it, and accompanied the purchase with a commission, the money for which enabled Millet to leave Paris for Barbizon, a village on the skirts of the forest of Fontainebleau.

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  • Jules Breton has coloured the days of toil with sentiment; others, like Courbet, whose eccentric "Funeral at Ornans" attracted more notice at the Salon of 1850 than Millet's "Sowers and Binders," have treated similar subjects as a vehicle for protest against social misery; Millet alone, a peasant and a miserable one himself, saw true, neither softening nor exaggerating what he saw.

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  • Sensier at this date (1850) Millet expressed his resolve to break once and for all with mythological and undraped subjects, and the names of the principal works painted subsequently will show how steadfastly this resolution was kept.

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  • Any one of these works will show how great an influence Millet's previous practice in the nude had upon his style.

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  • Something of the imposing unity of his work was also, no doubt, due to an extraordinary power of memory, which enabled Millet to paint (like Horace Vernet) without a model; he could recall with precision the smallest details of attitudes or gestures which he proposed to represent.

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  • Thus he could count on presenting free from afterthoughts the vivid impressions which he had first received, and Millet's nature was such that the impressions which he received were always of a serious and often of a noble order, to which the character of his execution responded so perfectly that even a "Washerwoman at her Tub" will show the grand action of a Medea.

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  • Millet (1905); Gensel, Millet and Rousseau (1902).

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  • The ordinary crops are millet, sesamum, cotton, maize, rice, gram, and a great variety of peas and beans.

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  • Peas, beans, lentils, gram, maize, millet, are also universally cultivated, and exported, from the Persian Gulf ports to India and the Arabian coast.

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  • The coffee and cotton plants are indigenous; of grasses there are various kinds of millet, including Paspalum exile, the so-called hungry rice or Sierra Leone millet.

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  • Wheat, barley, millet and sesame are cultivated on the plain, but fruit and vegetables have mostly to be imported from Persia.

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  • The members of this Church were to constitute a millet or community, enjoying equal rights with the Greeks and Armenians; and its head, the Bulgarian exarch, was to reside at Constantinople.

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  • The principal cultivated varieties of plants in this section are wheat, rye, oats, barley, beans, millet and tobacco.

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  • They grew bananas, manioc, the sweet potato, the sugarcane, maize, sorghum, rice, millet, eleusine and other fruits and vegetables, as well as tobacco, but the constant state of fear in which they lived, either of their neighbours or of the Arabs, offered small inducement to industry.

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  • Less familiar are the grains of warmer climates - rice, maize, millet and sorgho, or the sugar-cane.

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  • Sorghum, an important tropical cereal known as black millet or durra.

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  • P. miliaceum is millet (q.v.), and P. altissimum, Guinea grass.

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  • The soil is admirably cultivated, the principal crops being wheat, rice, barley, maize, millet, lucerne, tobacco, vegetables and fruit.

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  • Teff is a kind of millet with grains about the size of an ordinary pin-head, of which is made the bread commonly eaten.

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  • He describes the stoneless Walachian plain, with its rich pastures, its crops of maize and millet, and woods so symmetrically planted and carefully kept by Brancovan's orders that hiding in them was out of the question.

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  • An irade of the sultan Abdul Hamid had in 1906 recognized the existence of the Kutzo-Vlachs as a religious body (millet), forming an integral part of the Rumanian Church.

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  • There is more than one meaning of Jean Millet discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.

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  • The principal cereal crops are wheat, with a yield of 1,701,000 bushels in 1904, oats, barley, rye, mealies (Indian corn) and Kaffir corn (a kind of millet).

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  • That was a time at which the romantic outlines of the Norman coast engaged Isabey, and the green wide valleys of the inland country engaged Troyon; and Troyon and Isabey, and Millet too, came to the shop at Havre.

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  • BARBIZON, a French village, near the forest of Fontainebleau, which gave its name to the " Barbizon school " of painters, whose leaders were Corot, Rousseau, Millet and Daubigny, together with Diaz, Dupre, Jacque, Frangais, Harpignies and others.

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  • The distinctive note of the school is seen in the work of Rousseau and of Millet, each of whom, after spending his early years in Paris, made his home in Barbizon.

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  • They both died at Barbizon - Rousseau in 1867 and Millet in 1875.

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  • In those troubled times Rousseau and Millet unburdened their souls to their friends, and their published lives contain many letters, some extracts from which will express the ideals which these artists held in common, and show clearly the true and firmly-based foundation on which their art stands.

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  • And Millet - " I try not to have things look as if chance had brought them together, but as if they had a necessary bond between themselves.

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  • Millet, maize, pumpkins and groundnuts are extensively cultivated.

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  • The principal crops are rice, wheat, millet, other food-grains, pulse, linseed, and a little sugar-cane.

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  • The principal crops are millet, rice, wheat, other food-grains, pulse, oil-seeds, cotton, sugarcane, spices and tobacco.

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  • Wheat, barley, millet, pease, lentils, rice, sorghum, lucerne and cotton are the chief agricultural products.

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  • Excellent crops of wheat, barley, maize, sesame, millet, cotton, opium, tobacco and rice are grown, and several of the oases, e.g.

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  • When the planting is done the extra labourers are discharged again, and the regular ones are put to work on the corn, oats and millet, Labour.

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  • The plains of Esdraelon, and the Buttauf, and the plateau of el-Ahma are all remarkable for the rich basaltic soil which covers them, in which corn, cotton, maize, sesame, tobacco, millet and various kinds of vegetable are grown, while indigo and sugar-cane were cultivated in former times.

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  • Among the food-giving plants are rice - the staff of life to the majority of the Malagasy - in many varieties, maize, millet, manioc, yams,;sweet-potatoes, arrowroot, which is largely used by the western tribes - as well as numerous vegetables, many of them of foreign introduction.

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  • Millet, The Danube (New York, 1893); Schweiger-Lerchenfeld, Die Donau als VOlkerweg, Schiffahrtsstrasse, and Reiseroute (Vienna, 1895); D.

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  • Ground-nuts (Arachis hypogaea), rubber, beeswax, palm kernels, rice, cotton, and millet are the chief productions.

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  • Millet and rice are the staple food of the people.

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  • With this may be contrasted the culture of the Bantu peoples to the south and east, also agriculturists, but in addition, where possible, great cattle-breeders, whose staple food is millet and milk.

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  • The soil is mostly fertile, and is fairly cultivated, producing in abundance millet, yams, plantains and limes.

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  • Among cereals of less importance are buckwheat (in the mountainous regions of the north), millets, including both the common millet (Panicum miliaceuin) and the so-called Indian millet (Sorghum vulgare, the joan of India, the durrah of Africa), and even (in La Mancha) guinea-corn (Penicillaria spicata).

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  • She translated Sensier's biography of Millet, and painted, before her marriage in 1874, studies in flowers and ideal heads, much admired for their feeling and delicate colouring.

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  • Wild, salt and prairie grasses make up the bulk of the forage acreage, but the cultivated crops - especially millet and Hungarian grasses and alfalfa - are more important.

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  • Rice, wheat, pulses, millet, mustard, oil-seeds and cotton are the chief crops.

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  • The principal crop is cotton, and the staple grain millet.

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  • Large grain elevators have been built, and a new commercial town has grown up. Besides cereals, which amount to 69% of the whole, the exports consist of petroleum and petroleum waste, oilcake, linseed, timber, bran, millet seed, wool, potash, zinc ore and liquorice, the total annual value ranging between 32 and 54 millions sterling.

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  • FRANCIS DAVIS MILLET (1846-), American artist, was born at Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, on the 3rd of November 1846.

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  • Jean Francois Millet (Francisque) >>

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  • Under this system the Armenian bishop of Brusa, who was appointed patriarch of Constantinople by the sultan, became the civil, and practically the ecclesiastical head of his community (Ermeni millet), and a recognized officer of the imperial government with the rank of vizier.

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  • Under the millet system the unionists were frequently persecuted by the patriarchs, but this ended in 1830, when, at the intervention of France, they were made a community (Katoluk millet), with their own ecclesiastical head.

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  • In 1846 the patriarch anathematized all to the formation of the " Evangelical Church of the Armenians," which was made, after much opposition from France and Russia, a community (Protestant millet), at the instance of the British ambassador.

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  • The principal crops are wheat, barley, millet and coffee, the last-named more particularly on the western slopes of the range within reach of the moist sea-breezes.

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  • The chief crops are millet, wheat, cotton and oil seeds.

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  • Heer records one species of rice and four of millet.

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  • Of plants that furnish food for man the most important are rice, maize and millet, coffee, the coco-nut tree, sago-palm, the obi or native potato, the bread-fruit and the tamarind; with lemons, oranges, mangosteens, wild-plums, Spanish pepper, beans, melons and sugar-cane.

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  • Contains sprouted quinoa (high in amino acids and minerals) and sprouted millet (high protein).

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  • Staples include rotis made with finger millet; brown lentils; unpolished rice; curries sizzled in mustard oil.

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  • Millet and sorghum crops can grow well in the dry conditions, succeeding in a good year but failing when the rains are poor.

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  • Check out the health food section for out of the ordinary whole grains such as quinoa, amaranth, millet, and bulgur.

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  • Rice with the addition of vegetables, nuts and seeds, or fruit is the most used filling but you can experiment with other small grains such as quinoa, millet or barley, or even pastas such as orzo.

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  • Grain-based salads, served hot or cold and often made with quinoa, rice, millet, barley, or bulgur, provide a variety of textures and a pleasing, nutty contrast to other ingredients in a finished dish.

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  • Brown rice, millet, quinoa, bulgur, and wheat berries all make fantastic pilafs with nutty, complex textures for vegetarian main dish recipes.

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  • Oatmeal, millet and barley that are USDA grade #1, the same as you would find on the grocery shelves.

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  • Millet Grass (Milium) - Grasses, some of them graceful.

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  • Whole grains include things like whole wheat, oats, bulgur, brown rice, whole cornmeal, and millet.

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  • Quite frankly, millet and amaranth can't hold a candle to the chewy almost gel-like texture of cooked oats.

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  • Teff handles similarly to millet or quinoa flour, though the grains are much smaller.

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  • Francois Millet and Gustave Courbet, French artists residing in a small village outside Paris, took a similar approach to their work.

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  • Gluten-free grains like brown rice and millet are also beneficial.

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  • Millet, quinoa, and teff are just a few of the more exotic whole grain choices on the market.

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  • Their Ezekiel 4:9 bread was inspired by the biblical passage, ""Take also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and spelt, and put them in one vessel, and make bread of it..."

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  • (1895 and 1899); Millet, La Souverainete d'apres Aug.

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  • Millet, J.

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