This was what one could see on every square rod of the prison.
There is a chaffinch for every tree, and a rook and a starling for every square rod of ground.
This would require about 1,000 plants to set one square rod.
Turin must surely read a good deal, for it has more book-stores to the square rod than any other town I know of.
Haul ten or fifteen loads of sand upon a square rod, and plant a tree in it, and it will flourish well.
How crowded with life every square rod of the fields and woods is, if we look closely enough!
Then take a square rod of iron, a foot or so longer than the spinal column, and over which each of the vertebra will fit easily.
We measure a farm by comparing its area with the standard unit of surface measure, the acre, square rod, or square yard.
It is not uncommon for these accumulations to cover a square rod to the depth of two feet.
Stooping, he picked up a poker made from a square rod of heavy iron.