Usage examples for cultivation

  1. This land is well under cultivation. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  2. Sometimes the orchard requires a certain kind of cultivation, at other times a different cultivation. – The Apple by Various
  3. The quality of the voice is its most distinguishing characteristic, and it is upon its cultivation and improvement that the greatest efforts of the student should be spent. – The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 by Ministry of Education
  4. Applied to common purposes, it is pleasing and worthy of cultivation- but still it has a higher character when used for its original and more worthy purpose. – The Portland Sketch Book by Various
  5. He also emphasises that " the vigorous and complete development and cultivation of each successive stage depends on the vigorous, complete and characteristic development of each and all preceding stages." – The Child Under Eight by E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith
  6. 1770. The British Herbal containing one hundred Plates of the most beautiful and scarce Flowers and useful Medicinal Plants which blow in the open Air of Great Britain, accurately coloured from Nature, with their Botanical Characters, and A short account of their Cultivation, etc. – The Old English Herbals by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
  7. I knew that she drew her instances from two or three of her own friends, who, while they discovered much earnestness about their own spiritual interests, had almost totally neglected the religious cultivation of their children; the daughters in particular had been suffered to follow their own devices, and to waste their days in company of their own choosing and in the most frivolous manner. – Coelebs In Search of a Wife by Hannah More
  8. Think, too, of her social position, her wealth and her large cultivation. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur
  9. The cultivation of the land must be carried on by a negro population, if it is to be carried on at all. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  10. It will soon be discovered- quite likely during the first summer- that fruit- trees have enemies, that they need not only cultivation and feeding, but also protection. – The Home Acre by E. P. Roe
  11. The cultivation is extremely simple, and entirely independent of the seasons. – The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes by Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes
  12. Population expansion had allowed landlords to insist on shorter leases and higher rents, instead of having to choose between accepting a long lease and good rent or allowing their estates to pass out of cultivation. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  13. No more wonderful example than this exists of the changes produced in a wild plant by cultivation. – The Cauliflower by A. A. Crozier
  14. And I presume some of this land could readily be put into cultivation. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  15. Then in the mountains cultivation had not the importance it had, for example, at an English country house. – Northwest! by Harold Bindloss
  16. More than half of his farm of two hundred acres was cleared and under cultivation. – Shenac's Work at Home by Margaret Murray Robertson
  17. Cultivation of the literary taste of the child may begin as soon as he can talk. – Children and Their Books by James Hosmer Penniman
  18. We believe that all dogs, in a state of nature, have sharp, upright fox- like ears; and that hanging ears, which are esteemed so graceful, are the effect of choice breeding and cultivation. – The-Natural-History-of-Selborne by White, Gilbert
  19. The mines had fallen into neglect, the cultivation of the sugar- cane having been found a more certain source of wealth. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving