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" ... the bark, which by stopping the circulation of the sap, soon kills the tree. We were informed that this is commonly the first thing a pioneer does; as he cannot in the first year cut down all the trees which cover his new parcel of land, he sows Indian... "
Memoir, Letters, and Remains: Tr. from the French by the Translator of ... - Page 154
by Alexis de Tocqueville - 1862
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Democracy in America, Volume 4

Alexis de Tocqueville - Democracy - 1840
...the sap, soon kills the tree. We were informed that this is commonly the first thing a pioneer does ; as he cannot, in the first year, cut down all the trees which cover his new parcel of land, he sows Indian corn under their branches, and puts the trees to...
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The Republic of the United States of America: And Its Political Institutions ...

Alexis de Tocqueville - Democracy - 1851 - 875 pages
...the sap, soon kills the tree. We were informed that this is commonly the first thing a pioneer does ; as he cannot, in the first year, cut down all the trees which cover his new parcel of land, he sows Indian corn under their branches, and puts the trees to...
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Democracy in America, tr. by H. Reeve, Volume 1

Alexis Henri C.M. Clérel comte de Tocqueville - 1862
...the sap, soon kills the tree. We were informed that this is commonly the first thing a pioneer does ; as he cannot, in the first year, cut down all the trees which cover his new parcel of land, he sows Indian corn under their branches, and puts the trees to...
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Democracy in America, Volume 2

Alexis de Tocqueville - Democracy - 1864
...the sap, soon kills the tree. We were informed that this is commonly the first thing a pioneer does ; as he cannot, in the first year, cut down all the trees which cover his new domain, he BOWS Indian corn under their branches, and puts the trees to death in...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 15

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - Literature - 1898 - 9822 pages
...the sap, soon kills the tree. We were informed that this is commonly the first thing a pioneer does ; as he cannot in the first year cut down all the trees which cover his new parcel of land, he sows Indian corn under their branches, and puts the trees to...
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The World's Great Classics: Democracy in America, by A. de Tocqueville

Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne - Literature - 1899
...the sap, soon kills the tree. We were informed that this is commonly the first thing a pioneer does ; as he cannot in the first year cut down all the trees which cover his new parcel of land, he sows Indian corn under their branches, and puts the trees to...
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Detroit Perspectives: Crossroads and Turning Points

Wilma Wood Henrickson - History - 1991 - 593 pages
...of summer the withered branches look wintry. On nearer examination a deep gash is discovered around the bark of each tree, which, preventing the circulation...wilderness, you come suddenly upon the owner's dwelling. . . . Here the trees have been cut down, but not uprooted, and they still encumber with their stumps...
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Democracy in America

Alexis de Tocqueville - Political Science - 2003 - 703 pages
...the sap, soon kills the tree. We were informed that this is commonly the first thing a pioneer does; as he cannot in the first year cut down all the trees which cover his new parcel of land, he sows Indian corn under their branches, and puts the trees to...
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