It'll be a better world when we quit being fools about some mildewed town or ten acres of swampland
just because we happened to be born there.
Summary: In training exercises in a mock Afghan village constructed here on a base amid swampland
, the U.
They encounter the sometimes dangerous wildlife that inhabits swampland
Southeast Missouri From Swampland
to Farmland: The Transformation of the Lowlands
Some of the animals described in the song include the dolphin, the white-tailed deer, a Mockingbird in a magnolia tree, a mother black bass and her children four, a mother wood duck and five ducklings, a swallowtail family in the coreopsis, an alligator family in the swampland
, a catfish family in a pond, a red fox family in a forest of pine, and a hive of honeybees.
Communities in Nigeria's southern swampland
often complain about oil pollution and houses being moved to make way for drilling.
Miri longs for home (and Peder) but the king commands her to a faraway swampland
province, to prepare three royal cousins for a possible marriage alliance with another kingdom.
Of course, land, even swampland
, isn't cheap these days.
A few square miles of barren and worthless swampland
It is not just a former swampland
masterfully developed by the Zobel de Ayala family in the middle of the last century into a city of skyscrapers, glitzy malls and high-end gated communities (Forbes, Dasmarinas, Urdaneta, San Lorenzo and Magallanes).
Sometimes people forget that this musical city that never sleeps is an island re-claimed from swampland
and at any given point it is eight to ten feet below sea level protected from the gulf by its massive levies.
It was particularly attractive to the wealthy, especially when, in 1854, 28 acres of swampland
were purchased by the city for $11,257 from Levi Lincoln and John Hammond, two prominent citizens, and set aside for what would eventually become Elm Park.