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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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Carbohydrates in Grain Legume Seeds: Improving Nutritional Quality and ...

C. L. Hedley - 2000 - 322 páginas
...Griga, Georgina Kosturkova, Nickolay Kuchuk and Mladenka Ilieva-Stoilova 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. Gulliver's Travels, 'A Voyage to Brobdingnag', ch. 7 (1726) Jonathan Swift...
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American Dreamer: The Life and Times of Henry A. Wallace

John C. Culver, John Hyde - 2001 - 608 páginas
...the corn plant, Wallace and Brown quoted from Gulliver's Travels: "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."29 Or as Wallace himself put it near the end of his oral history, "Jesus...
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Advances in Agronomy, Volumen74

2001 - 254 páginas
...2000). The true meaning of agricultural intensification was best stated by Jonathan Swift7 who wrote, "Whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades...essential service to his country, than the whole race of 7.. 'Gulliver's Travels." politicians put together." In practical terms, it means careful stewardship...
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Knowledge of the Land: Land Resources Information and Its Use in Rural ...

D. Barry Dalal-Clayton, Director for Strategies Planning and Assessment Barry Dalal-Clayton, David Dent, Natural Resources Research Team Leader David Dent - 2001 - 428 páginas
...but there should be a place at the table for knowledge of the land. And he gave it as his opinion. that whoever could make two ears of corn or two blades of grass grow on a patch of land where only one grew before. does a greater service to mankind and to his country...
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Dinner at the New Gene Café: How Genetic Engineering Is Changing What We Eat ...

Bill Lambrecht - 2002 - 400 páginas
...Shortly, I'll just crawl in the dirt as I did when I planted them. 18 BIOTECH AND THE PARADOX OF PLENTY 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 more...
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Dinner at the New Gene Café: How Genetic Engineering Is Changing What We Eat ...

Bill Lambrecht - 2001 - 383 páginas
...Shortly, I'll just crawl in the dirt as I did when I planted them. 18 BIOTECH AND THE PARADOX OF PLENTY 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 more...
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Progress in Botany, Volumen64

Karl Esser, Ulrich Lüttge - 2002 - 536 páginas
...Carbon Metabolism: Quantification and Manipulation Grahame J. Kelly “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.” Jonathan Swift in Gulliver's Travels, ca. 1727 This review is dedicated...
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Encyclopedia of Pest Management

David Pimentel, Ph.D. - 2002 - 931 páginas
...Raleigh, North Carolina, USA 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. — Jonathan Swift, 1726 INTRODUCTION Pests — insects, nematodes, plant...
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A History of Irish Thought

Thomas Duddy - 2002 - 362 páginas
...basing his system of government on common sense, reason, and justice; and for being of the opinion that 'whoever could make two Ears of Corn, or two...only one grew before; would deserve better of Mankind . . . than the whole Race of Politicians put together' (135). Gulliver, in his belittled and peevish...
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A History of Irish Thought

Thomas Duddy - 2002 - 362 páginas
...basing his sysrem of government on common sense, reason, and justice; and for being of the opinion that 'whoever could make two Ears of Corn, or two...of Ground where only one grew before; would deserve betrer of Mankind . . . than the whole Race of Politicians put togethet' (135). Gulliver, in his belirtled...
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