There is little chance of the immigrant securing a small holding and forming a home.
And then the small holding can be cultivated to better advantage.
He would grin with amaze if told that his small holding formed the council-chamber in which was settled the affairs of a nation.
A family with a small holding of four or five hectares can live most comfortably.
Now, Mrs. Bawtrey has a small holding on lease at the inadequate rent of L8 a year.
Mrs. Burston, for that was her name, was an aged widow, whose whole income depended upon a small holding of this stock.
She had taken a small holding, and with the help of a few women pupils was running it as a fruit, flower and poultry farm.
If we may trust these figures, the typical family has a small holding of from two and a half to fifteen acres.
It is absurd to compare the tenant of a small holding in Mayo with an English farmer—properly so called.
In fact, the Hawaiian living in his valley on his kuliana or small holding, leads an extremely irregular life.