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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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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 páginas
...full of wild beasts and unapproachable bogs. — PLUTARCH. Theseits. 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. Gu:liver's Travels. Bread is the staff of life. T.,ieafa Tub. WILLIAM CONGREVE....
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - 1869 - 477 páginas
...nature, were not rated, because they -would not bear the charge of collecting. He gave it for his opinion that whoever could make two ears of corn or two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, would deserve better of his mankind, and do more essential service...
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Revenue of the United States: Official Report [for 1869]

United States. Special Commissioner of the Revenue, 1866-1870 - 1870 - 143 páginas
...violated. In Gulliver's Voyage to Brobdingnag occurs this passage: "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 Commissioner leaves it to his readers to make the application. WOOL...
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Travels of Lemuel Gulliver into several remote regions of the world.

Jonathan Swift - 1871 - 383 páginas
...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." The learning of this people is very defective; consisting only of morality,...
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The people's history of Cleveland and its vicinage: being an historical ...

George Markham Tweddell - 1872
...farther wrong than that of Brobdingnag, who, according to DEAN SWIFT,* "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.' " (Which was especially true of the corrupt placemen and place-hunters of...
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Speeches on Political Questions [1850-1868]

George Washington Julian - 1872 - 472 páginas
...been a policy of systematic improvidence and spoliation. Every one remembers the saying of Dean Swift, that " whoever could make two ears of corn or two...essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians." Has not our government supplied a new and striking commentary on this saying in sporting...
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The Young scholar, Volumen1

1872
...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. About this time I had strong longings to be delivered from this strange country,...
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Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World

Jonathan Swift - 1872 - 431 páginas
...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...ground, where only one grew before, would deserve bettei of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians...
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Proceedings of the 30th International Geological Congress. 1. Origin and ...

Hung-chen Wang, Hongzhen Wang, Borming Jahn, Shih-jung Mei - 1997 - 213 páginas
...perspective when he said "...Whoever could make two ears of com or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot where only one grew before would deserve better of...essential service to his country than the whole race of politicians put together..."! I suspect the common reaction of most earth scientists to the issue of...
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The Tyranny of Relativism: Culture and Politics in Contemporary English Society

Richard Hoggart - 352 páginas
...time must lend themselves to their committal. Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, 1835-40 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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