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  • The season selected for clearing the land was winter, beginning with January. Cited from Thirty Years a Slave, by Louis Hughes
  • Another had a scheme for clearing the streets of the people who get in the way. Cited from Better Dead, by J. M. Barrie
  • Thus much for clearing the right state of this question. Cited from The Divine Right of Church Government, by Sundry Ministers
  • Most western states already have laws regulating the use of fire for clearing during the dry season. Cited from Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest, by Edward Tyson Allen
  • The new year is also the time for clearing debts and setting one's house in order.
  • Some game versions award bonus points for clearing the field quickly, encouraging faster play.
  • All this is very plausible; but we think a good deal may be done for clearing away the difficulties. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 1, by Robert Kerr
  • They were for clearing the ground, were they? Cited from Broken to the Plow, by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  • It was a place for research, for striving for new knowledge, for clearing the way. Cited from The Glory Of The Conquered, by Susan Glaspell
  • Sometimes, the player is rewarded for clearing an area with a time extension.
  • He was a forester at home, and he took small contracts for clearing land. Cited from Vane of the Timberlands, by Harold Bindloss
  • She had no money with which to pay him for clearing out her garden, and he would undoubtedly expect payment. Cited from A Spinner in the Sun, by Myrtle Reed
  • A man would belt himself for a fight or a dance, while for clearing land one would normally be naked.
  • This was the signal like the signal for clearing the decks for action on board ship. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • There is nothing like common work for clearing away mists. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture, by Alexander Maclaren
  • After a few months with no success by the French, he added other aircraft to drop napalm for clearing purposes.
  • He carries in his hand a small axe, meant for clearing away light wreckage. Cited from Stories by English Authors: The Sea, by Various
  • Even for clearing the jungle foreign labor must be employed. Cited from The Golden Chersonese and The Way Thither, by Bird
  • While these methods were useful for clearing mines from local ports, they were of little or no use for enemy-controlled areas.
  • "And I think she even deserves a second, for clearing the yard gate." Cited from Lady Good-for-Nothing, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
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