Usage examples for fertile

  1. Of his activities until 1657 we hear very little, though it is evident that from 1654 to 1657 he lived in Gray's Inn, engaging in many trading ventures in the West Indies and elsewhere, was on terms of intimacy with Noell and frequently at his house, and showed himself fertile of suggestions, as always, regarding the improvement of trade and the care and supply of men, provisions, and intelligence. – British Committees, Commissions, and Councils of Trade and Plantations, 1622-1675 by Charles M. Andrews
  2. A fertile vale fell from where I stood, down to a small bay between headlands. – The Spy in Black by J. Storer Clouston
  3. Democracy is no new order of society, conceived in the fertile mind of man; it has been slowly evolved and brought to birth after centuries of struggle, to be tried as a form of government only when other forms are outgrown, and cease to be acceptable. – The Rise of the Democracy by Joseph Clayton
  4. " It has been a fertile season," said the artist. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  5. A great portion of the produce of the very fertile country through which it would pass would find a market through that channel. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  6. On three sides of the town the air of the beautiful river blew fresh and cool from its rippling tide; the surrounding land was fertile. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  7. There is a regular stream of water in a narrow channel, and the whole valley is green and fertile. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  8. I am an ingenious person, and I used every trick that a desperate, fertile man can invent. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  9. The land on the whole is still fertile, despite long abuse. – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  10. But you do not positively insist that M. Riems is deceived; and, in the letter which you did me the honour to address to me, you requested me to investigate, by new experiments, whether there are actually working bees capable of laying fertile eggs. – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber
  11. The lands in the reservation are very fertile; and the climate admits of a widely varied growth of crops. – The Indian Question (1874) by Francis A. Walker
  12. What a fertile genius he is! – Charles Lamb by Barry Cornwall
  13. The city lies in a fertile valley through which the beautiful Truckee flows, and is surrounded by high mountains. – Reno A Book of Short Stories and Information by Lilyan Stratton
  14. He had warrant for saying that the country looked " pleasing and fertile." – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
  15. It is our duty to handle the forests in the same way that fertile farming fields are managed. – The School Book of Forestry by Charles Lathrop Pack
  16. At the moment a new idea flashed into his fertile brain. – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  17. The one gave fertile invention, lively wit, and technical skill, the other gave delicacy, instinct, and charm. – Bataille De Dames by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé