cultivate corn

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  • A man who was cultivating corn came along and stopped his horses. Cited from Triumph of the Egg, by Sherwood Anderson
  • Jim Priest was cultivating corn and when he saw her left his horses and came to her. Cited from Poor White, by Sherwood Anderson
  • It has been observed that slave labor is a very expensive method of cultivating corn. Cited from American Institutions, by Alexis de Tocqueville
  • On these lands the Indians are being taught to cultivate corn and roots. Cited from Lady's Life on a Farm in Manitoba, Mrs. Cecil Hall
  • They have many lands around the town where they cultivate corn, cotton, white beets, etc.
  • Why, here was 'Gene himself come in from cultivating corn right in the middle of the morning. Cited from The Brimming Cup, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • It must be one thing or another, and we must make up our minds whether we are going to cultivate corn or thorn. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Luke, by Maclaren
  • Nelly had thought he had been cultivating corn all day. Cited from The Brimming Cup, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • The people also cultivate corn, beans and peppers of various kinds for their own use.
  • He cultivated corn with a one-mule plow at the age of eight.
  • The village people are mostly farmers, who cultivate corn, wheat and tobacco crops.
  • The farmers of this area were the first to cultivate corn brought over from the Americas.
  • Instead of injuring the newcomers the Indians helped them, brought them game and fish, and taught them how to cultivate corn. Cited from The Land We Live In, by Henry Mann
  • Nearby in the fields men were cultivating corn. Cited from Triumph of the Egg, by Sherwood Anderson
  • They did not cultivate corn save for a very limited consumption, for the main part of their food was the milk and the flesh of their cattle. Cited from The Land-War In Ireland (1870), by James Godkin
  • Two Americans who wanted to cultivate corn and vegetables offered him 145 Pounds.
  • They had been told, they said, that some catastrophe would happen to the place when people lived upon nittas, and neglected to cultivate corn. Cited from Travels in Africa, by Mungo Park
  • At the same time I informed him that, in return for protection, his people must cultivate corn, and build the huts required for the troops upon arrival. Cited from Ismailia, by Samuel W. Baker
  • Marek was strong, and Ambrosch worked him hard; but he could never teach him to cultivate corn, I remember. Cited from My Antonia, by Willa Sibert Cather
  • I finished cultivating corn there the day I heard about President Garfield being shot; and it was a mighty hot July day too. Cited from The Story Of The Soil, By Cyril G. Hopkins
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