Is there parched or desert soil on the banks of the Colorado?
It had been away in desert soil that had blighted it, and where it had grown wild and strange; and, lo!
The first attempt to make this desert soil yield a suitable return for the labor of the farmer was made at Salt Lake City.
Beyond doubt, some spore of the afflatus must have sprung up within him in spite of the desert soil of San Saba.
Undoubtedly the root cause of many of the ailments was the pollution of the desert soil.