This gave people a shared set of cultural references.
All of the grounds have suffered depletion, and cultural methods to maintain the supply have been instituted.
Trees trained to them are easily got at for all cultural operations, space is saved, and the fruit, while freely exposed to sun and air, is tolerably secure against wind.
This is a force for peace—to the extent that as we share the same set of cultural references, we understand each other better.
In 1913 the Germans sent in a petition that each nationality should pay the costs of its own educational and cultural institutions, as otherwise one nationality would have to bear the expenses of the other, and vice versa.