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... whose experience was chiefly in the best cultivated, which are also the most
minutely divided parts of the country, was of opinion, that tenants holding farms
not exceeding from five to eight or ten acres, could live comfortably and pay as
A beast for every three acres of land is a common proportion, and in very small
occupations where much spade husbandry is used, the proportion is still greater.
After comparing the accounts given in a variety of places and situations of the ...
We have required " (he says) " no less than seventy years to bring into cultivation
two million hectares " (five million English acres) " of waste land, to suppress half
our fallows, double our agricultural products, increase our population by 30 per ...
... at least shall not deprive them of any, which they could have derived from the
land if it had been unappropriated. Even in the case of cultivated land, a man
whom, though only one among millions, the law permits to hold thousands of
... annexed to a labourer's habitation at from one to five acres ; and though the
Gottenburg return gives a lower estimate, ... the proprietors of their own
habitations, and that almost all own at least a garden of from three-quarters of an
acre to an ...
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