two-hundred-acre love

two-hundred-acre

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  • "And to my beloved grandson, Burton William O'Rourke, I bequeath my two-hundred-acre property in Langley, including the farmhouse, the outbuildings and all of its chattels."

    Temporary Wife

  • A squad — half the San Juan Plateau crew — was building line on about a two-hundred-acre finger of the fire.

    Firestorm

  • In all, eighteen F-111s had been assigned to the objectives at Tripoli, and of those, nine had been slated to hit the two-hundred-acre compound of Libya's leader, Muammar al-Qaddafi.

    Countdown

  • [Illustration: SLAVE IRONS IN POSSESSION OF THE AUTHOR] "We work two seasons, any how, over in dat cotton-fiel '," pointing to the two-hundred-acre cotton-field at our right.

    A Woman's Life-Work — Labors and Experiences

  • The city fathers, hampered in days gone by with lack of municipal funds, had left the two-hundred-acre square of the park pretty much as nature made it; that is to say, there was no ornate parking, no attempt at landscape gardening.

    North of Fifty-Three

  • This latter was a two-hundred-acre private park containing four villas and a marvelous bath-house for guests besides the main villa; a rose-garden in which were cultivated one hundred sixty-eight varieties on some twenty thousand bushes; a special greenhouse for orchids; and landscaped grounds calling for the service of six professional gardeners and forty assistants.

    All About Coffee

  • A two-hundred-acre farm and a substantial bank account were worth going in for.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906

  • "The judge's debts made a mortgage that nicely blanketed the place, and Sam had only to turn it over to the creditors and walk out to that little two-hundred-acre brier-patch the judge had forgot to mortgage."

    Over Paradise Ridge A Romance

  • Virginia was to pay the cost of survey, also quit-rents for the first twenty years for the two-hundred-acre tract as the site of the "co-habitation."

    The Frontier in American History

  • [Illustration: SLAVE IRONS IN POSSESSION OF THE AUTHOR] “We work two seasons, any how, over in dat cotton-fiel ',” pointing to the two-hundred-acre cotton-field at our right.

    A Woman's Life-Work

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