1 He is an Englishman, and in the midst of national and professional prejudices, unsoftened by cultivation, retains some of the noblest endowments of humanity.
2 Men who before this change seemed to have been hid in caves dispersed themselves and were employed in various arts of cultivation.
3 It had a wild and rocky appearance, but as I approached nearer I easily perceived the traces of cultivation.
4 I am free to confess that I have not been actively engaged in pursuits immediately connected with cultivation or with stock, though well aware that both will claim my attention on a foreign shore.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 54. Mr. MICAWBER'S TRANSACTIONS
5 Lands gone out of cultivation, overgrown with weeds, or divided among the peasants, and where millions of bushels were raised you get a hundred thousand; the wealth of the country has decreased.
6 Besides the above reasons, the Romans may likely enough have thought that it was not so much the quantity of the land allotted as its careful cultivation that would make it suffice.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII.
7 In Washington the military governor, at the urgent appeal of the superintendent, opened confiscated estates to the cultivation of the fugitives, and there in the shadow of the dome gathered black farm villages.
8 The government and benevolent societies furnished the means of cultivation, and the Negro turned again slowly to work.
9 Our next effort was in the direction of increasing the cultivation of the land, so as to secure some return from it, and at the same time give the students training in agriculture.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter IX.
10 At the present time the institution owns twenty-three hundred acres of land, one thousand of which are under cultivation each year, entirely by student labour.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter XVII.
11 She knew every farmer for miles about: how much land he had under cultivation, how many cattle he was feeding, what his liabilities were.
12 There was not a man in Black Hawk who had the intelligence or cultivation, much less the personal distinction, of Antonia's father.
13 His heart was exactly where yours, sir, and mine could be brought, with proper effort and cultivation.
14 The very cultivation surrounding it had disappeared.
15 Tell her what Heathcliff is: an unreclaimed creature, without refinement, without cultivation; an arid wilderness of furze and whinstone.