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" And he gave it for his opinion, " That whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole... "
Pamphlets on Conservation of Natural Resources - Página 24
1909
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Modern Agriculture, Or, The Present State of Husbandry in Great ..., Volumen4

James Donaldson - 1796 - 3 páginas
...laudable of all purfuits, that of the improvement of their eftates ; who, who, agreeing with Swift, " that whoever could make two ears of corn or two blades of grafs to grow upon a fpot of ground where only one grew before, would deferve better of mankind, and...
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General View of the Agriculture of the North Riding of Yorkshire: Drawn Up ...

John Tuke, Board of Agriculture (Great Britain) - 1800 - 355 páginas
...TUKE, LAND - SURVEYOR. " and he gave it for his opinion, that whoever " could make two ears of com, or two blades of grass, to grow upon " a spot of ground...essential service to his country, than " the whole race of politicians put together." LONDON: ; PRINTED BY B.MCM1LLAN, BO W-STREET, COVENT-OARDEN, PRINTER TO...
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General View of the Agriculture of the North Riding of Yorkshire: Drawn Up ...

John Tuke, Board of Agriculture (Great Britain) - 1800 - 355 páginas
...opinion, that whoever " could make two ears of com, or two blades of grass, to l;row upon " a spot ot ground where only one grew before, would deserve better...mankind, and do more essential service to his country, t " the whole race of politicians put together." LONDON: PRINTED BT B. M'MILLAN, BOW-STREET, COVENT-GARDEN,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volumen6

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...causes; with some other obvious topicks, which are not worth considering. And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades...essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together. The learning of this people is very defective : consisting only in morality,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volumen6

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...; with some other obvious topicks, which are not worth considering. And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades...upon a spot of ground, where only one grew before, vvould deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race...
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The British Essayists: The Lounger

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...MIRROR. Duke el decorum est pro patria fort. HOR. SIR, IT has always been a favourite opinion with me, ' that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two * blades of grass, grow upon a spot of ground where ' only one grew before, would deserve better of ' mankind, and do...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volumen48

1828
...than of his point. The sentence is as follows : ' Andhe (King of Brobdingnag) gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades...essential service to his country than the whole race of politicians put together.' < species of trial.' One who understood Christianity far better, as he practised...
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Select British Classics, Volumen31

1803
...opinion with me, " that whoever could make two ears of com, or " two blades of grass, grow upon a fpot of ground " where only one grew before, would deserve...better " of mankind, and do more essential service to hie " country, than the whole race of politicians put toge" ther." Possessed with this idea, I have...
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Swiftiana ...

Charles Henry Wilson - 1804
...corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one L a grew 148 SWIFTIANA. grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and...essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together." CLII. NEW SYSTEMS OF NATURE. New systems of nature are but new fashions,...
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A Compendium of Modern Husbandry: Principally Written During a ..., Volumen2

James Malcolm (land surveyor.) - 1805
...hint, and if by the propagation of his lordship's sentiments I can be an humble instrument in making two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, according to Dean Swift, I shall deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to my country,...
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