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  • An estanciero told me that he often had to send large herds of cattle a long journey to a salting establishment, and that the tired beasts were frequently obliged to be killed and skinned; but that he could never persuade the Gauchos to eat of them, and every evening a fresh beast was slaughtered for their suppers!

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • José Gervasio Artigas (1764–1850), a man from the estanciero (rancher) class, emerged as leader and proclaimed allegiance to the junta of Buenos Aires.

    d. The Banda Oriental (Uruguay)

  • A perfect instance of this can be quoted in the case of an estanciero who found a peon wearing one of his shirts.

    Argentina from a British Point of View

  • The following incidents were related to me by an old estanciero.

    Argentina from a British Point of View

  • "But you stole it from me," insisted the estanciero, pointing to the tab at the front, where his name was written in marking ink; "there is my name on it."

    Argentina from a British Point of View

  • But, for his own sake, and for the sake of the cattle in his care, let it be the first business of the estanciero to provide good and sufficient wells, so that the terrible history of 1904 may never be repeated.

    Argentina from a British Point of View

  • Greater care is bestowed upon them, and the main consideration is never lost sight of -- it is the ambition of every estanciero to have his cattle graded up so that they are looked upon as "freezers," which means that they are good enough to be purchased by one or other of the refrigerating companies, who take nothing but the best.

    Argentina from a British Point of View

  • Saint was so impressed by the catering and culinary skill of our host, that she decided to inaugurate a prize to be won by the bachelor estanciero who shall provide the best meals for the hungry nomads during the trip; certainly our host for to-day has put the standard very high for the other competitors.

    Argentina from a British Point of View

  • One day, riding in the Pampas with a very respectable “estanciero, ” my horse, being tired, lagged behind.

    Chapter VIII

  • An “estanciero” told me that he often had to send large herds of cattle a long journey to a salting establishment, and that the tired beasts were frequently obliged to be killed and skinned; but that he could never persuade the Gauchos to eat of them, and every evening a fresh beast was slaughtered for their suppers!

    Chapter VIII

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