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  • The early settlement of heavily timbered country was characterized by wanton destruction of vast quantities of magnificent timber; but this waste is a thing of the past, and under the pressure of a demand for sound timber both for local use and for exportation, the various governments are doing much to conserve the state forests.
  • The Code did not merely embody contemporary custom or conserve ancient law.
  • For this reason proposals have been made to plant in the place of weeds low-growing leguminous plants, the growth of which will not only prevent impoverishment and loss of soil during the rains and conserve moisture in the heat, but will also have the effect of enriching the soil in nitrogenous constituents through the power leguminous plants possess of absorbing nitrogen from the air through nodules on their roots.
  • Hence the celebrated verse: "Francais, rendons grace a Bellone; Notre bonheur est sans egal; Nous avons conserve Cremonee, Et perdu notre general."
  • Soon as the perianth has withered, to conserve the strength of the bulb.

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