Usage examples for uncultivated

  1. What about allowing speculators to hold great tracts of land uncultivated, waiting for higher prices, while unemployed men walk the streets, hungry and discouraged, cursing the day they were born: big strong fellows many of them, willing to work, craving work, but with work denied them. – In Times Like These by Nellie L. McClung
  2. It was estimated that between two and three millions sterling were spent by the Duke in putting his ideas into execution, and the one beneficent effect of his expenditure was the employment of a large number of men in work that was not altogether of a useless nature, as witness his great improvements in agriculture, following up his father's ideas, adding to the national wealth by the crops this hitherto uncultivated area was made to produce. – The Portland Peerage Romance by Charles J. Archard
  3. And my mother, who had an utterly uncultivated but most tender love of art, gave up finally the oft- renewed ambition to see one of her boys in the pulpit, and made every opportunity for me to learn drawing,- I never quite understood why, for my abilities in that line were little more than nine boys out of ten show. – The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I by William James Stillman
  4. From fifty to a hundred miles north of this was the trail running through Nacogdoches, and across a hilly and uncultivated territory to San Antonio and the Rio Grande. – For the Liberty of Texas by Edward Stratemeyer
  5. The mountain slopes were apparently altogether barren, or at any rate uncultivated. – Rome in 1860 by Edward Dicey
  6. The country is not uncultivated, he said; or if it be so, the fault is with the subjects of the Pope. – The Roman Question by Edmond About
  7. The niece of this old man, and his sole heiress, married to a gentleman of small means living in Limoges, a Madame des Vanneaulx, had again and again urged her uncle to hire a man to protect the house, pointing out to him that he would thus obtain the profits of certain uncultivated ground where he now grew nothing but clover. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  8. However uncultivated and ignorant the other woman was, that at all events she would know. – At the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason
  9. Even in the country, among the farmers, the people are gathered in settlements with wide spaces of cultivated and uncultivated land between. – Japan by David Murray
  10. Again there was silence, after which Glory said in a voice of still resolution which he had never heard from her before: " I'm ignorant and uncultivated, Jack, but to me marriage is a full partnership- or it isn't anything. – The Law of Hemlock Mountain by Hugh Lundsford
  11. The hunter state can exist only in the vast uncultivated desert. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  12. As a further illustration of her automatic power, it may be mentioned that another uncultivated faculty developed itself, namely, the power of referring to past events in the lives of those who were in her presence. – Telepathy and the Subliminal Self by R. Osgood Mason
  13. The higher moral qualities of civilised man have been derived from the lower mental functions of the uncultivated barbarians and savages, and these in turn from the social instincts of the mammals. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  14. She's uncultivated, the diamond in the rough, and all that sort of thing, you understand, but she'll polish easily." – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  15. It is a fair sample of Ceylon productions; nothing that is uncultivated is of much pecuniary value. – Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker
  16. Both are an uncultivated, a shamefully uncultivated, class- and see the result! – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  17. In Alexander were expressed all the wild extremes of mood of which the true Russian is so eminently capable; all the overflowing and uncultivated talent and love of art and beauty, which in Russia brings forth so much that approaches indefinitely near to genius without ever quite reaching it. – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  18. In some provinces not two- thirds of the whole is returned at all, and much land that is productive is returned as uncultivated. – Spain by Wentworth Webster
  19. The implied grievance was, that educated women were a drug in the market; and the implied remedy, that girls should be left more uncultivated that they might be turned to commoner uses. – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton
  20. In planting, wide " fire lanes," or uncultivated strips are left to prevent the spread of fire if it occurs. – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson