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  • It's a little known fact that due to the poor transmission characteristics of corn-bearing soil, this is actually true.

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  • As soon as the corn in these rows begins to tassel go through them every few days and remove the tassel from every stalk that is not forming an ear; so that the pollen or tassel dust of the barren stalk may not fall on the silks of the corn-bearing stalks.

    The Choctaw Freedmen and The Story of Oak Hill Industrial Academy

  • Interspersed among these barren or wooded tracts are areas containing some of the finest corn-bearing soil in Europe, supplying from time immemorial vast quantities of superior grain for shipment from ports in the Baltic.

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  • Fathers, across the corn-bearing midland country, that land of milk and honey, won for us by the pluck and endurance of the indomitable pioneers, to where in sunshine roll the smiling Sierras of golden

    Ramsey Milholland

  • The new county seat, Salinas City, in the bald, corn-bearing plain under the Gabelano Peak, is a town of a purely American character.

    Across the Plains: With Other Memories and Essays

  • "The gods erewhile created these far-shining forms, wisely sparing the fields and fertile corn-bearing plain."

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  • We find St. Gregory the Great feeding the pauper-masses of Rome, on the first day of every month, from the fruitful corn-bearing estates in Sicily; keeping up the 'Panem;' but substituting, thank Heaven, for the 'Circenses' at least the services of the Church.

    Roman and the Teuton

  • Whilst he was pursuing him, running before at a small interval, over the corn-bearing plain, turned towards the deep-eddying river Scamander;

    The Iliad of Homer (1873)

  • Why do we also possess a great and beautiful enclosure of the vine-bearing and corn-bearing land on the banks of Xanthus?

    The Iliad of Homer (1873)

  • But he married [one] of the daughters [458] of Adrastus, and he inhabited a mansion opulent in resources, and corn-bearing fields were his in abundance, and there were many rows [459] of plants around him.

    The Iliad of Homer (1873)

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