Barren Ground


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Barren Ground

novel portraying a woman’s emotional sterility and her harsh labor on a farm. [Am. Lit.: Barren Ground]

Barren Ground

Dorinda Oakley makes her father’s poor farm prosperous. [Am. Lit.: Glasgow Barren Ground in Magill I, 57]
See: Farming
References in classic literature ?
Good," said he, as he went away; "this is a fruitful soil, and I feel certain that the seed sown will not be cast on barren ground.
Given the above, we sadly suspect that the Mmegi article's fact free allegations of sabotage to simply be an outrageous and unwarranted attempt to sow seeds of uncertainty and confusion on the barren ground of reckless imagination.
As the author of the article I read noted, a 1938 Washington Post article included this sentence: "Lafayette School, which stands on the site of once barren ground, is the hub of a thriving community life.
However, before you get to this luxurious oasis there's a stretch of barren ground, as yet undeveloped, which has to be travelled.
Available big game on the mainland include Central Canada barren ground caribou, barren ground grizzly, and muskox.
The once dynamic city has become barren ground drenched with blood.
Calving ground surveys of the Ahiak herd of barren ground caribou June 2006-2008.
APPROACHING THE TOP OF THE RIDGE, I spotted another nice-looking barren ground caribou shed antler up ahead of me.
Barren Ground written in 1925 is best known of all Glasgow's many works, and The Hard-Boiled Virgin by Frances Newman was published one year later in 1926.
Notwithstanding its vast inequalities, the UK - or to be precise, its largest component, England - is, like Israel, barren ground for progressive politics.
We are all blessed with the ability to turn a barren ground into a valley of flowers, to bring laughter into a dejected person's life, to change this world with a positive disposition that transmits good vibrant, positive energy to all the cracked pots we come across or for that matter the cracked pot residing in us.
The lighter side of Child Protection Services might seem like pretty barren ground for comedy.