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RURAL. That which relates to the country, as rural servitudes. See Urban.

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In 1937, Cobb bought controlling interest in the Ruralist Press, the company that actually printed the Southern Ruralist and later Progressive Farmer.
LAHORE -- Provincial Minister for Communication and Works Malik Tanvir Aslam on Thursday said the Punjab government was actively pursuing the Khadim-e-Punjab Rural Roads Programme which would bring radical change in the lives of ruralists.
The power of the ruralists greatly exceeds their numbers, as suddenly became clear in 2011 and 2012 with the approval of a reform that gutted Brazil's Forest Code.
A creative ruralist of sorts and horticulturalist, and guru for the 60s counter-culture who experimented with space-time relations through LSD, he announced his desire some months earlier at 01 Gallery in Los Angeles to have his ashes scattered in space.
Never been rich; the life and work of a southern ruralist writer, Harry Harrison Kroll.
Another writer comments that the film showcases the landscape and scenery to evoke a "ruralist nostalgia and the picturesque ideal," prompting viewers to savor a past utopia (Voigts-Virchow 130).
This ruralist, conservative discourse denies the suburban state of the village and its interconnectedness with the state capital and the wider Malaysian system.
In what he terms, "a rare and unfortunate combination for a volume that began as a doctoral dissertation," Ruiz detects a "ruralist romanticism verging on anti-intellectualism" in Elizondo's description of the Galilean Judaism that nurtures Jesus' worldview.
The works by the Ruralist artist David Inshaw (the original reason for my family visiting Devizes) now has pride of place; however, the dymo tape descriptions of Avebury Stone Circle that I ran my fingers over as a teenager more than 30 years ago remain the enduring tactile memory.
Now in a revised edition that adds forty-two additional articles and restores passages previously omitted from other articles, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Farm Journalist: Writings from the Ozarks assembles essays written by Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957), which originally appeared in the "Missouri Ruralist" between 1911 and 1924.
Ebbatson helpfully grounds his discussion in a particular intellectual tradition, the Wordsworthian, or ruralist, conflation of nature and nation.
This note marks, for Blunden, the movement in Wordsworth from "ruralist" to "religious theorist" (Nature 73) and points the way towards the "huge philosophic narrations" of his later career that obscured his ruralist essence (74).