Indeed, in the early 1770s, the movement of people westward was so large that it threatened to depopulate Britain.
For full access to a genuine voice, Hemingway argues that a writer must depopulate his or her world, physically or metaphysically.
Sherman almost immediately decided to depopulate the town and make of it a rigidly military stronghold.
"To get rid of them you'd have to depopulate the country," said Jason Jones.
Poverty, death, and emigration then began to depopulate Paris.
It has converted the valley into a desert, and will depopulate it.
So strong was now the tide of emigration, that it threatened to depopulate some of the fairest provinces of the country.
All other measures will prove abortive, and you will depopulate the country.
While out riding he discovered the colony and at once resolved to depopulate it.
The whites caught these words ringing clear and distinct: We will depopulate this whole country of whites.