For the production of wheat, in respect of which France is self-supporting, French Flanders, the Seine basin, notably the Beauce and the Brie, and the regions bordering on the lower course of the Loire and the upper course of the Garonne, are the chief areas.
Being in the main a self-supporting country France carries on most of her trade within her own borders, and ranks below _________ commerce, in Millions of Pounds Sterling.
The colony is self-supporting, the revenue being largely derived from the drink duties, and there is no public debt.
The benefits that accrue from the practice of rotation are well illustrated in the results obtained from the investigations at Rothamsted into the simple four-course system, which may fairly be regarded as a self-supporting system.
Very little of the lime of the crops, however, goes off in the saleable products of the farm in the case of the self-supporting rotation under consideration.
As late as 1906 it was estimated that nearly two-thirds of the men were to a greater or less degree self-supporting, as were many of the young women.
The penitentiary is to a large extent self-supporting; in1903-1904the earnings were $3493.80 in excess of the costs, but in1904-1906the costs exceeded the earnings by $9044.
To render the convent self-supporting, he opened schools for various branches of art, and promoted the study of Oriental languages.
In 1762, at the age of eighteen, he went up to Konigsberg with the intention of studying medicine, but finding himself unequal to the operations of the dissecting-room, he abandoned this object, and, by the help of one or two friends and his own self-supporting labours, followed out his earlier idea of the clerical profession by joining the university.
A period elapsed before the government of Malta again became self-supporting, during which over £600,000 was contributed by the British exchequer in aid of revenue, and for the importation of food-stuffs.
The colony has a separate budget and is self-supporting.
Napoleon's anxiety to conciliate Russia effectually prevented him from making Poland large and strong enough to be self-supporting.
The deputies are chosen for a term of four years by local electoral colleges, whose members are returned by the votes of all self-supporting citizens.
Missionary effort was particularly fruitful in Hilo, where Titus Coan (1801-1882), sent out in 1835 by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, worked in repeated revivals, induced most of his church members to give up tobacco even, and received prior to 1880 more than 12,000 members into a church which became self-supporting and sent missions to the Gilbert Islands and the Marquesas.
Bishop Taylor's effort at creating a self-supporting mission proved fruitless.
There are about 1 20 homes in London and the provinces, and 56% of the inmates are found to make these the successful beginning of an honest self-supporting life.
The township has the well-equipped Pequot and Fairfield memorial libraries (the former in the village of Southport, the latter in the village of Fairfield), the Fairfield fresh air home (which cares for between one and two hundred poor children of New York during each summer season), and the Gould home for self-supporting women.
The Department, which also controls the principal international lines in Persia, is amply self-supporting.
In 1849 Mr Charles Pearson, M.P., moved for a select committee to report upon the best means of securing some uniform system which should be at once punitive, reformatory and self-supporting.
In the United States the policy varies between the two extremes of making prisoners self-supporting and of leaving them in idleness so that the whole weight of expense falls upon the state.
The community had now become self-supporting, and the year that witnessed these changes witnessed also the first representative assembly in North America, the Virginia House of Burgesses, a meeting of planters sent from the plantations to assist the governor in reforming and remaking the laws of the colony.
Thus between the year 1811 (the date of the Methodist secession) and 1832 (the year of the great Reform Bill), the number of dissenting chapels had risen from 945 to 1428: a truly marvellous increase even allowing for the speedy growth of population, since every chapel so built had of necessity to be well attended in order to render it self-supporting.
They did not prove self-supporting and were eventually taken over by the state.
(This treaty was not ratified by the crown, but was revived by another agreement made in 1882.) At this time-1826 - measures were taken to ensure that the liberated slaves should become self-supporting.
Of these tribes, the Nez Perce and Ceeur d'Alene were self-supporting; the other tribes were in 1900 dependent upon the United States government for 30% of their rations.
At the time of their expulsion (1767) they had sixteen missions which were either self-supporting or were maintained by funds invested for that special purpose.
These terms may be defined as follows: In "skeleton" construction the columns and girders are built without proper or adequate inter-connexion and would not be able to carry the required weights without the support afforded by the walls; or, as in more recent construction, the walls are self-supporting and the other portions of the building are carried on by the skeleton steelwork.
Charitable and Penal Institutions.-The charitable and penal institutions of the state include the penitentiary at Jefferson City, opened in 1836, which is self-supporting; a training school for boys at Boonville (opened 1889), an industrial home for girls at Chillicothe (established 1887), hospitals for the insane at Fulton (1847), St Joseph (opened 1874), Nevada (1887), and Farmington (1899); a school for the blind at St Louis (opened 1851); a school for the deaf at Fulton (opened 1851); a colony for the feeble-minded and epileptic at Marshall (established 1899); a state sanitorium, for consumptives, at Mount Vernon (established 1905, opened 1907); a Federal soldiers' home at St James, and a Confederate soldiers' home at Higginsville (both established 1897).
The decline in revenue, £4,000,000 in four years, while not a true reflection of the economic condition of the country - yearly becoming more self-supporting by the increase in home produce - caused general disquietude and injuriously affected the position of the ministry.
The colony is self-supporting and has no public debt.
Since 1871 the colony had been self-supporting, but on the acquirement of the protectorate it was decided, in order to balance increasing expenditure, to impose a "hut tax" on the natives.
The secondary schools, of which there must be at least one in every province, are styled institutes and are mostly self-supporting, the fees paid by the pupils usually cover the expenses of such establishments, which also receive subsidies from some of the provincial councils.
Most of the universities are self-supporting from the fees of matriculations and of degrees.
Frame; Self-supporting, chrome moly tubular space frame weighing only 11 kg.
overseers of the poor readily paid five shillings for a pair of wool cards to make the poor self-supporting.
When the judge needs to calculate the rate of alimony payments, he or she considers the length of the marriage, as well as how likely it is that the spouse receiving the payments will be able to become self-supporting.
It is unlikely that the person would be able to find work and become self-supporting within a reasonable amount of time.
This form of financial support may be ordered to give the recipient time to take a training course or upgrade their education to become self-supporting.
Another situation where alimony may be ordered is where one spouse needs time to become self supporting.
A person going through a divorce may be limited in his or her employment prospects due to emotional issues and may need more time to become self-supporting.
The expectation is for each spouse to be self-supporting.
Where both people are working and considered self-supporting, one person may not need financial help from the other.
Before doing so, the judge will consider the proposed recipient's capacity to earn a living and how long it will take for him or her to become self-supporting.
A person who has been out of the work force for a time may not have the necessary skills to become self-supporting.
Even in cases where spousal support is ordered, it may only be for a limited time to allow the recipient to become self-supporting.
Another circumstance where spousal support may be terminated is where the recipient does not make a good faith effort to become self-supporting within a reasonable length of time.
A very important rule for all colleges is that your loft bed must be self-supporting.
R. Rubrifolia (Red-leaved R.) should have a place for its lovely-tinted leaves and shoots; it has a rambling or climbing habit, but also grows into a large self-supporting bush or spreads nicely when pegged down.
It is self-supporting, and will attach itself firmly and climb to the tops of high walls-a useful quality.
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