There were no fences at all by the roadside now, and the land was rough and untilled
. Toward evening they came to a great forest, where the trees grew so big and close together that their branches met over the road of yellow brick.
During that twenty-year period an immense number of fields were left untilled
, houses were burned, trade changed its direction, millions of men migrated, were impoverished, or were enriched, and millions of Christian men professing the law of love of their fellows slew one another.
Behind it lay a few desolate fields, and then the brown heath-clad summit of the hill; before it (enclosed by stone walls, and entered by an iron gate, with large balls of grey granite - similar to those which decorated the roof and gables - surmounting the gate-posts) was a garden, - once stocked with such hard plants and flowers as could best brook the soil and climate, and such trees and shrubs as could best endure the gardener's torturing shears, and most readily assume the shapes he chose to give them, - now, having been left so many years untilled
and untrimmed, abandoned to the weeds and the grass, to the frost and the wind, the rain and the drought, it presented a very singular appearance indeed.
He carried me over many fields of mortal men and over much land untilled
and unpossessed, where savage wild-beasts roam through shady coombes, until I thought never again to touch the life-giving earth with my feet.
It is over-run with wild goats, that breed there in great numbers and are never disturbed by foot of man; for sportsmen--who as a rule will suffer so much hardship in forest or among mountain precipices--do not go there, nor yet again is it ever ploughed or fed down, but it lies a wilderness untilled
and unsown from year to year, and has no living thing upon it but only goats.
I could continue my efforts to improve this, as yet, untilled
corner of the earth; and to civilize those who dwelt in it, whose minds had hitherto lain dormant.
They shall pay me twice over for my crops untilled
and my buffaloes unfed.
By the way, Eastern Samar has idle lands that remain untilled
because of the absence of irrigation.
Farms were left untilled
, with its "owners" preferring to wait out the prescription period to speculate on land prices.
He drew a rippling laugh for noting more than 40 Texas farmers, who also draw federal funds for keeping their lands untilled
and quipping, "Some people did have a great society!
Spatial variability of macronutrient contents in untilled