This part of the island is the most barren land we have seen in the country.
Let me turn back before I perish from hunger and thirst in this barren land!
Savages only are exempt from the sparrow: only barren land from the blackbird.
They stole that which in this barren land might mean life or death to many: gasoline.
To dwellers in a barren land like yours how can I describe them?
To whom I have given a house in the wilderness, and his dwellings in the barren land.
It is a wooded, Wealden district of deep clay we have left, and a hungry, barren land of chalk we enter.
What opportunities for engineering skill to catch and conserve the water, and turn the “barren land” into fruitful fields!
For water holes were few and far between when they struck that wide, barren land ridged here and there with hills of rock.
A sort of balmy hush seemed to lie over the barren land, as though spring had chosen to steal upon it sleeping.