1 All of the world was crying out for cotton, and the new land of the County, unworn and fertile, produced it abundantly.
2 Now they'd know what it meant to have fertile fields stripped, horses and cattle stolen, houses burned, old men and boys dragged off to prison and women and children turned out to starve.
3 Here lay the fertile state, dotted with plantations, sheltering the women and children, the very old and the negroes.
4 But what there was of it was good and the acres that were lying fallow could be reclaimed when times grew better, and they would be the more fertile for their rest.
5 She had driven over the County with Will, trying not to remember when these thousands of fertile acres had stood green with cotton.
6 And the fact in itself still seemed harmless enough; only it was a fertile source of harmful complications.
7 The high and snowy mountains were its immediate boundaries, but I saw no more ruined castles and fertile fields.
8 The banks of the Thames presented a new scene; they were flat but fertile, and almost every town was marked by the remembrance of some story.
9 It was a pleasant fertile spot, well wooded, and rich in pasture.
10 I am convinced that Mr. Micawber, giving his mind to a profession so adapted to his fertile resources, and his flow of language, must distinguish himself.
11 He has occasional employment on the same newspaper, in getting up the facts of dry subjects, to be written about and embellished by more fertile minds.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
12 In more fertile spots the observer would have come to the conclusion that one of those great herds of bisons which graze upon the prairie land was approaching him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
13 Cedric was no ready practiser of the art of dissimulation, and would at this moment have been much the better of a hint from Wamba's more fertile brain.
14 Such brains are fertile in expedients.
15 We had left the fertile country behind and beneath us.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall