immense tracts

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  • At present the Indians own immense tracts of land under very peculiar conditions. Cited from My Native Land, by James Cox
  • He owned immense tracts of the best land in the State, and over a thousand slaves. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. II, Jul, 1862. Number I, by Various
  • Within the bounds of this immense tract of country there are neither high mountains nor deep valleys. Cited from American Institutions, by Alexis de Tocqueville
  • Some of them own immense tracts of land. Cited from The Glories of Ireland, Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  • This morning they reached the beach and travelled on until they came to some high rocks from whence they saw an immense tract of sand. Cited from Expeditions in North-West and Western Australia, Vol. 2, by George Grey
  • They had hunted through an immense tract of country, and had found him grazing. Cited from The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, Baker
  • These were called Alaska, and included an immense tract of land in the extreme Northwest. Cited from A Short History of the United States, by Edward Channing
  • This was done and an immense tract of woodland and forest, almost as large as the city itself at the time, was set apart. Cited from The Story of Manhattan, by Charles Hemstreet
  • The work had interested him much, and he believed that an immense tract of bog might be reclaimed. Cited from Richard Lovell Edgeworth, by Richard Lovell Edgeworth
  • He possessed, I cannot tell exactly how much, yet this I am certain of respecting it, that he owned an immense tract. Cited from A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, by Venture Smith
  • The immense tracts by which Windsor was formerly surrounded consisted of park and forest. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XII, No. 29. August, 1873, by Various
  • Would it not open to cultivation immense tracts of rich vegetable soil?
  • I have always been willing to strike my colours on former immense tracts of land in oceans, if any case required it in an eminent degree. Cited from More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume I
  • His reward had been an immense tract of the noble rolling Colorado prairie. Cited from Scottish Sketches, by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • There are immense tracts of country in India similarly well stocked with wild elephants. Cited from Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon, Robert A. Sterndale
  • The land is held in an immense tract -- and I happen to know the owners so that it will be only chance observers we need to fear. Cited from The Thunder Bird, by B. M. Bower (aka Bertha Muzzy Bower Sinclair Cowan)
  • There remain yet immense tracts of invention, the mines of which have been untouched. Cited from Thoughts on Man, His Nature, etc, by Wm Godwin
  • The river Niger after traversing an immense tract of populous country is supposed to divide itself into three other great rivers. Cited from The Botanic Garden, Part 1, by Erasmus Darwin
  • In Texas, for example, immense tracts of open range, covered with luxuriant grass, encouraged the raising of cattle. Cited from Cowboy Songs, by Various
  • Already the standing subject of public addresses to the people in England, is the injustice of certain individuals being allowed to hold such immense tracts of country in their possession. Cited from An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800, by Cusack
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