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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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A Complete Treatise on Practical Land-surveying, in All Its Departments ...

Anthony Nesbit - 1847 - 426 páginas
...for all : the King himself is served by the field." ECCLES. CHAP. V., and 9th VERSE. 2. " Whoever can make two Ears of Corn, or two Blades of Grass, to grow upon the Spot where only one grew before, will deserve better of Mankind, and do more essential Service...
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Tytler's History of Scotland examined. A review. [By Patrick Fraser, Lord ...

Patrick Fraser Tytler, Patrick FRASER (Lord Fraser.) - 1848 - 246 páginas
...his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or twobladesof grass, to grow upon a spotof ground where only one grew before, would deserve better...essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together." Or, if we come to the Lowland towns, where dwelt the substantial burghers,...
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The American Farmer, and Spirit of the Agricultural Journals of the Day

Samuel Sands - 1848
...interest of $100 per acre. The remark of Swift, is peculiarly applicable to Col. CaBron: " Whoever makes two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, deserves better of mankiod, and does more essential service to his country, than the whole race of...
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An Essay on the Influence of Authority in Matters of Opinion

Sir George Cornewall Lewis - 1849 - 424 páginas
...causes, with some other obvious topics, 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."—Ib., Brobdignag, p. 228. According to this last doctrine, an improving...
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Notes and Queries

1889
...Voyage to Brobdingnag/ part ii. chap. vi. , point in any way to it?— " And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades...better of mankind, and do more essential service to bis country, than the whole race of politicians put together." E, W. HACKWOOD. Dr. Johnson, in his...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850
...with some other obvious topics, which are not worth considering, And he gave it for bis 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.' " There is a commentary on the Art of Government, and a test for excellence...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

1850 - 476 páginas
...with some other obvious topics, which are not worth considering. And he gave it for lib 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.' " There is a commentary on the Art of Government, and a test for excellence...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Interesting and Valuable ..., Volumen1

Jonathan Swift - 1850
...with some other obvious topics, which are not worth considering. And he gave it for his opinion, " That whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades...better of mankind, and do more essential service to hiscountry, than the whole race of politicians put together.1' The learning of this people is very...
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Notes and Queries

1889
...to Brobdingnag,' part ii. chap, vi., point in any way to it ? — "And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of gram, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and...
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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, Volumen3

Wisconsin State Agricultural Society - 1854
...mouth of the royal Brobdignagian — a gigantic and barbaric king sixty feet high, the following words: "Whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades...essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together." This is a noble maxim. It estimates the worth of men by the substantial...
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