Sentence Examples


  • The water is there in abundance, the land is well adapted for irrigation, but as there is a considerable rainfall, it is doubtful whether the scheme would prove remunerative, and a large section of the landowners have hitherto opposed it, as likely to waterlog the country.
  • In early Attica, and even down to the time of Pericles, the landowners lived in the country.
  • Interest was rarely charged on advances by the temple or wealthy landowners for pressing needs, but this may have been part of the metayer system.
  • On an average Italian landowners pay nearly 25% of their revenues from land in government and local land tax.
  • Loans on mortgage may also be granted to landowners and agricultural unions, with a view to the introduction of agricultural improvements.