In our hands, besides the roving bands of trappers and traders, the country would have been explored and settled by industrious husbandmen; and the fertile valleys bordering its rivers, and shut up among its mountains, would have been made to pour forth their agricultural
treasures to contribute to the general wealth.
He always seems to think that he is addressing the House, and consequently whenever he discusses the state of the agricultural
labourer, or the Welsh Church, or something quite improper of that kind, I am obliged to send all the servants out of the room.
When the old king--who was suspicious of the English, their railways and telegraphs--died, Purun Dass stood high with his young successor, who had been tutored by an Englishman; and between them, though he always took care that his master should have the credit, they established schools for little girls, made roads, and started State dispensaries and shows of agricultural
implements, and published a yearly blue-book on the "Moral and Material Progress of the State," and the Foreign Office and the Government of India were delighted.
The disposition to gloat over homicide was in that miserable creature in the studio, the potential Jacobin; in that confounded buyer of agricultural
produce, the punctual employe of Hernandez Brothers, the jealous wretch with an obscene tongue and an imagination of the same kind to drive him mad.
He took correspondence courses in soils and fertilizers, animal husbandry and every related subject; kept a steady stream of letters flowing to and from both Washington and the State Agricultural
England, eligible men of any class are rare.
His costume was a peculiar mixture of the professional and of the agricultural
, having a black top-hat, a long frock-coat, and a pair of high gaiters, with a hunting-crop swinging in his hand.
Don't you think agricultural
laborers would rather have three acres and a cow than three acres of printed forms and a committee?
After a long seclusion she had come to a resolve to undertake outdoor work in her native village, the busiest season of the year in the agricultural
world having arrived, and nothing that she could do within the house being so remunerative for the time as harvesting in the fields.
Under King Otho the revenues of the State were five millions of dollars--raised from a tax of one-tenth of all the agricultural
products of the land (which tenth the farmer had to bring to the royal granaries on pack-mules any distance not exceeding six leagues) and from extravagant taxes on trade and commerce.
Here and there, as if caught in a net, were fields and agricultural
As they went on describing the school, it seemed to me that it must be the greatest place on earth, and not even Heaven presented more attractions for me at that time than did the Hampton Normal and Agricultural
Institute in Virginia, about which these men were talking.