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  • In an attempt to 'satisfy the insatiable demands of the cattle-men for more grazing land', millions of acres of sagebrush were sprayed with herbicides yearly during the 1950s and 60s, in order to replace sage with grass.

    Rachel Carson's environmental ethics

  • And in the spring the Outlanders will come here with fire and sword and exterminate hundreds, perhaps thousands, of peaceful farmers, cattle-men and villagers. '

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • To his estate on the Borders, he brought down from Aberdeenshire a farm manager and a number of cattle-men.

    St. Andrew's Day Special Meeting

  • To that noble but ever decreasing band of men under whose blue and buckskin shirts there lives a soul as great and beats a heart as true as ever human breast contained -- to the cowboys, rangers, scouts, hunters and trappers and cattle-men of the "GREAT WESTERN PLAINS," I extend the hand of greeting acknowledging the FATHER-HOOD of GOD and the

    The Life and Adventures of Nat Love Better Known in the Cattle Country as "Deadwood Dick"

  • Takes about a day for us little cattle-men to round up, and then about two days more to drive them down to the railroad.

    The Children's Portion

  • She despised herself for doubting; yet these were troublous times, and all was fair between sheep and cattle-men.

    Judith of the Plains

  • Meanwhile he had used all his influence as a newly appointed member of the Wetmore outfit to soothe the ruffled feelings of the cattle-men.

    Judith of the Plains

  • He had his way to make, the same as the next one; and, all said and done, the cattle-men were glad to get

    Judith of the Plains

  • As he tossed, half waking, she heard him groan and curse the cattle-men with oaths that made her glad she had sent the children from home.

    Judith of the Plains

  • Alida she makes him the best kind of a wife, them kids is the pride of his life, and then, them cursed cattle-men do for him.

    Judith of the Plains

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