cultivate the ground

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  • They are settled in villages, cultivate the ground, and have schools among them. Cited from My First Voyage to Southern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He expected to have received that; he did not know how to build a house nor to cultivate the ground. Cited from Treaties of Canada with Indians, Alexander Morris
  • His attention and his efforts to cultivate the ground were of no avail. Cited from Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1, David Collins
  • Every nation is then obliged by the law of nature to cultivate the ground that has fallen to its share. Cited from Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete, by Washington Irving
  • He also commanded them that they should cultivate the ground, and pay an appointed tribute to the king. Cited from The Antiquities of the Jews, by Flavius Josephus
  • It is true that they do not cultivate the ground; but have they, therefore, no interest in its productions? Cited from Expeditions into Central Australia, by E. J. Eyre
  • They are mere wanderers over the land, build no cities, nor permanently cultivate the ground. Cited from A True Hero, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • "We will cultivate the ground still better next year and make the soil rich; then we shall find more treasure." Cited from Fifty Famous Fables, by Lida Brown McMurry
  • I am trying now to cultivate the ground, I say nothing to make her dislike or distrust me. Cited from Prudence of the Parsonage, by Ethel Hueston
  • The method is to cultivate the ground around the rose bush early this spring and cultivate it again in the late fall. Cited from Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916, ed. by A. W. Latham
  • Devoting himself, then, to field labor, he was seen sometimes cultivating the ground, and sometimes going down to the sea to fish. Cited from Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands, Charles Nordhoff
  • It is natural to man to speak, to reason, to build cities, to cultivate the ground, though these are acquired faculties. Cited from Utilitarianism, by John Stuart Mill
  • It is natural to man to speak, to reason, to cultivate the ground, to build cities, though these are acquired faculties. Cited from Moral Science; A Compendium of Ethics, by Alexander Bain
  • So they all left off, the one to kill, and the other to expose themselves to danger, and had time to cultivate the ground. Cited from The Antiquities of the Jews, by Flavius Josephus
  • Well, thought we, let us leave them to their researches: if they do not find the pot of gold, they may cultivate the ground. Cited from Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Vol. 17 No. 428 New Series, Mar. 13, 1852
  • The poor Indians toil and spin, and cultivate the ground, being almost the only producers. Cited from The Naturalist in Nicaragua, by Thomas Belt
  • These people live in good houses, cultivate the ground, and use canoes, and are a very intelligent and warlike people. Cited from Manco, the Peruvian Chief, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The women generally cultivate the ground, and the men are all fishermen and canoe makers. Cited from The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano, by Olaudah Equiano
  • The pavement has been torn up in cultivating the ground. Cited from Archeological Investigations, by Gerard Fowke
  • The members of each tribe are usually divided into their fighting men, those who manufacture arms, and those who cultivate the ground and make ornaments for the women. Cited from Mark Seaworth, by William H.G. Kingston
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