Usage examples for reclamation

  1. When he had deposited Honey in the suite which had been reserved by wire for them, Skinner proceeded to execute the next step in his scheme for the reclamation of Willard Jackson. – Skinner's Dress Suit by Henry Irving Dodge
  2. We're just at the most crucial point with our reclamation project, over here on the flat. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  3. That this is no impossible thing even for a common labourer in a workshop, may be illustrated by the remarkable career of Thomas Wright of Manchester, who not only attempted but succeeded in the reclamation of many criminals while working for weekly wages in a foundry. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  4. Landed estate may be expropriated if it is required for housing, or for a settlement or reclamation policy, or in the interests of agriculture. – The New Germany by George Young
  5. But reclamation work, experimenting, blooded stock, up- to- the- minute machinery, labor- saving devices, chemicals, high- priced experts, labor itself, all that calls for money, plenty of money. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  6. Why the Reclamation Service then! – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  7. 60 I have indicated to the best of my ability the channel of the river at low tide as it appears to have been before reclamation began, but even this can barely be traced upon the levelled, heightened, and now fruitful pastures. – Crecy by Hilaire Belloc
  8. If you don't we can recommend a verdict of Materials Reclamation the junk pile to you. – The Love of Frank Nineteen by David Carpenter Knight
  9. Anxious above all things to secure for himself such credit as may be due to the modest merit of scrupulous fidelity, he desires to lay before the public so much of the corrections conveyed in their respective letters of reclamation as may be necessary to complete or to rectify the first draught of their propositions as conveyed in his former summary. – A Study of Shakespeare by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  10. The entire Homecroft Reserve System should be organized as a separate department of the National government like the Forest Service or Reclamation Service, and should be known as the Homecroft Service. – Our National Defense: The Patriotism of Peace by George Hebard Maxwell
  11. Here, again, we fall back upon our actual experience in reclamation work. – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William
  12. A similar misapprehension of another passage in Mr. Wirt's book, for which I am also quoted, has produced a similar reclamation on the part of Massachusetts, by some of her most distinguished and estimable citizens. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  13. Were not their want of value a sufficient reason against reclaiming the property of these arms, it rests with Congress to decide, whether other reasons are not opposed to this reclamation – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  14. In the uplands vast areas formerly untouched by the plough have been brought under tillage by the help of perennial canals, and the process of reclamation is still going on. – The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir by Sir James McCrone Douie
  15. This story of the Imperial Valley and its reclamation was written in the same study as was " The Calling of Dan Matthews." – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright
  16. 8. What is the purpose of the Reclamation Act of 1902? – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  17. He said he was a good sort, or something like that, and I saw that he had a reason for saying it; but he must go on in his patronizing style that Wallace was rather Colonial, though he hadn't drifted too far- not beyond reclamation – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  18. If any excuse were needed for the lively interest taken in the subject of dry- farming, it is amply furnished by these figures showing the vast extent of the country interested in the reclamation of land by the methods of dry- farming. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe
  19. The interested views manifested by Wilkinson in his reclamation of large sums of money for his alleged disbursements in counteracting the hostile plans of the American vice- president, Burr, against Mexico, appeared to the viceroy to be no less incompatible with the rights of his majesty than they were irreconcilable to the honour of an officer and patriot of a foreign state. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  20. It does not propose or outline any system of reclamation – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe