1 I dwelt long upon the fertility of our soil, and the temperature of our climate.
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2 The windy springs and the blazing summers, one after another, had enriched and mellowed that flat tableland; all the human effort that had gone into it was coming back in long, sweeping lines of fertility.
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3 In the heath's barrenness to the farmer lay its fertility to the historian.
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4 There is no guano comparable in fertility with the detritus of a capital.
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5 I say, then, that it is a prudent choice to found your city in a fertile region when the effects of that fertility are duly balanced by the restraint of the laws.
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6 All of the world was crying out for cotton, and the new land of the County, unworn and fertile, produced it abundantly.
7 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.
8 Here lay the fertile state, dotted with plantations, sheltering the women and children, the very old and the negroes.
9 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.
10 She had driven over the County with Will, trying not to remember when these thousands of fertile acres had stood green with cotton.
11 And the fact in itself still seemed harmless enough; only it was a fertile source of harmful complications.
12 The high and snowy mountains were its immediate boundaries, but I saw no more ruined castles and fertile fields.
13 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.
14 It was a pleasant fertile spot, well wooded, and rich in pasture.
15 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.