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" ... irrigation, are waste and unproductive, because the cisterns and reservoirs that supplied the ancient canals are broken, or the springs that fed them dried up ; rivers famous in history and song have shrunk to humble brooklets; the willows that ornamented... "
The Forest Tree Planter's Manual - Page 142
by Minnesota State Forestry Association, Leonard Bacon Hodges - 1880 - 176 pages
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 77

Liberalism (Religion) - 1864
...to humble brooklets; the willows that ornamented and protected the banks of the lesser watercourses are gone, and the rivulets have ceased to exist as...of the brooks have widened into broad expanses of pebbles and gravel, over which, though in the hot season passed dry-shod, in winter sea-like torrents...
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Man and Nature: Or, Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action

George Perkins Marsh - Conservation of natural resources - 1864 - 560 pages
...to humble brooklets ; the willows that ornamented and protected the banks of the lesser watercourses are gone, and the rivulets have ceased to exist as...summer, or absorbed by the parched earth, before it readies the lowlands ; the beds of the brooks have widened into broad expanses of pebbles and gravel,...
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Man and Nature: Or, Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action

George Perkins Marsh - Conservation of natural resources - 1865 - 560 pages
...PHYSICAL DECAY OF EOMAK PEOVINCES. watercourses are gone, and the rivulets nave ceased to exist ai perennial currents, because the little water that...of the brooks have widened into broad expanses of pebbles and gravel, over which, though in the hot season passed dryshod, in winter sealike torrents...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 77

Liberalism (Religion) - 1864
...to humble brooklets ; the willows that ornamented and protected the banks of the lesser watercourses are gone, and the rivulets have ceased to exist as...of the brooks have widened into broad expanses of pebbles and gravel, over which, though in the hot season passed dry-shod, in winter sea-like torrents...
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The Mississippi Valley: Its Physical Geography, Including Sketches of the ...

John Wells Foster - Mississippi River Valley - 1869 - 443 pages
...willows that ornamented and protected the banks of the lesser water-courses are gone, and the rivers have ceased to exist as perennial currents, because...of the brooks have widened into broad expanses of pebbles and gravel, over which, though in the hot season passed dry shod, in winter sea-like torrents...
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The Earth as Modified by Human Action

George Perkins Marsh - Conservation of natural resources - 1874 - 656 pages
...to humble brooklets ; the willows that ornamented and protected the banks of the lesser watercourses are gone, and the rivulets have ceased to exist as...their old channels is evaporated by the droughts of iummer, or absorbed by the parched earth before it reaches the lowlands ; the beds of the brooks have...
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Annual Report of the Bureau of Forestry for the Province of Ontario

Ontario. Bureau of Forestry - Forests and forestry - 1882
...little brooklets ; the willows that ornamented and protected the banks of the lesser •watercourses are gone, and the rivulets have ceased to exist as...earth before it reaches the lowlands ; the beds of the brook have widened into broad expanses of pebble and gravel, over which, though in the summer season...
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The Earth as Modified by Human Action: A New Edition of Man and Nature

George Perkins Marsh - Human geography - 1882 - 674 pages
...to humble brooklets ; the willows that ornamented and protected the banks of the lesser watercourses are gone, and the rivulets have ceased to exist as...currents, because the little water that finds its wav into their old channels is evaporated by the droughts of Bummer, or absorbed by the parched earth...
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Statistical report

1886
...brooklet-*. The willows that ornamented and protected the banks of the lesser watercourses are pone, and the rivulets have ceased to exist as perennial...currents, because the little water that finds its way into the ancient channels is evaporated bv the droughts of Summer, or absorbai by the parched earth before...
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Trees and Tree-planting

James Sanks Brisbin - Tree planting - 1888 - 258 pages
...water that finds its way into their old channels is evaporated by droughts of summer, or absorbed by parched earth before it reaches the lowlands ; the...and gravel, over which, though, in the hot season we passed dry -shod ; in winter sealike torrents thunder ; the entrances of navigable streams are obstructed...
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