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No thought here for the outer world, for poor Piers diking and delving in the fields.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
Such grounds are the foundation or starting point of the process of diking.
MAN AND NATUREGEORGE P. MARSH
The coast lands selected for diking-in are always at points where the sea is depositing productive soil.
MAN AND NATUREGEORGE P. MARSH
This process has the same general effects as diking, and therefore cannot be employed without many of the same results.
MAN AND NATUREGEORGE P. MARSH
By diking out the sea the peasants farmed the marsh lands and saved themselves the trouble of clearing the forests.
The cost of preparation and planting where diking has not been necessary has seldom been more than $100 per acre.
Almost instantly a breach began to appear, under the attack of a dozen diking spades wielded with feverish energy.
Next day Will and Ted armed themselves with diking spades, and set to work determinedly.

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