tenant-farming love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The occupying of a farm on lease, and not as owner.


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  • By guaranteeing access to the land, he hoped it would be possible to liberate millions from tenant-farming, sharecropping, and all forms of “wage slavery.”

    Black and White

  • In districts where tenant-farming is largely in vogue, gray hairs are much fewer.

    Society Its Origin and Development

  • Of course they could only make tenant-farming pay by means of excessive economy and laboriousness, as the rents are high, but in these respects they are not wanting.

    Holidays in Eastern France

  • Much of the farming in these parts is tenant-farming on a fair scale, i.e., fifty to two or three hundred acres.

    Holidays in Eastern France

  • The poorest has his bit of land, to which he adds from time to time by the fruit of his industry, and though tenant-farming is carried on largely, owing to the wealth and enterprize of the agricultural population, the tenant-farmers almost always possess land of their own, and they hire more in order to save money for future purchases.

    Holidays in Eastern France

  • If tenant-farming does not pay in England, it certainly can only do so in France by means of a laboriousness and economy of which we have hardly an idea.

    Holidays in Eastern France


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