Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 41 - 50 of 177 on It has been said that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before....  
" It has been said that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to his species. "
The Young Man's Guide - Page 159
by William Alexander Alcott, William Andrus Alcott - 1834 - 142 pages
Full view - About this book

The arts of life ... described in a series of letters, by the author of ...

John Aikin - 1858
...numbers of ignorant and lazy barbarians would die of hunger. It has been said, that he is truest patriot who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before ; if so, we may reckon our patriots by thousands. With this encouraging remark, I now take my leave....
Full view - About this book

Annual Report of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture, Volume 46, Part 1891

Ohio State Board of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1892
...partners, the rod and Madam Gossip, that always furnish a liberal share of their help. If he is a producer who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, then surely he who fashions and polishes the immortal mind and starts it on an eternal journey of discovery...
Full view - About this book

The free speaker: a new collection of pieces for declamation, original as ...

William Bentley Fowle - Readers and speakers - 1859 - 326 pages
...about the patriotism of the soldier ; but, sir, I trust the time is not far distant when men will see that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is a greater patriot than he who lays waste whole districts, and tramples under foot the blessed gifts of...
Full view - About this book

The Christian teacher. [Continued as] The National review

National review - 1863
...will see the wealth, the health, and the happiness of his fellow-men augmented. It is an old saying, that " he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, deserves well of his country," and the truth of the proverb is not Confined to the improved cultivation...
Full view - About this book

The National Review, Volume 17

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1863
...will see the wealth, the health, and the happiness of hie fellow-men augmented. It is an old saying, that " he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, deserves well <jf his country," and the truth of the proverb is not confined to the improved cultivation...
Full view - About this book

A Guide to Spain

Henry O'Shea - Spain - 1865 - 538 pages
...statesman who removes a link of that heavy chain that clogs trade is a greater benefactor to mankind than he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before. But, alas ! there are no Peels in Spain ; no Adam Smiths ( Vives is always cited, but !) ; no Cobden...
Full view - About this book

The Harvest of the Sea: A Contribution to the Natural and Economic History ...

James Glass Bertram - Fish culture - 1865 - 519 pages
...time. I need not say any more on this part of my suhject. If the man is a benefactor to his country who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, what shall be said of the man who introduces to us a new food-fish ? Were we better acquainted with...
Full view - About this book

Why the mill was stopped; or, Evil overcome with good

Why - 1866
...prostrated, and others bitten off; yet a few days sun and rain would obliterate all traces of the evil. " If he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is a public benefactor," said Deacon Herman when they had been over the field, " I don't know what we can...
Full view - About this book

Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1852-1867

Robert Charles Winthrop - United States - 1867
...crop, when there is so precarious a market for what it yields already ? Who can style him a benefactor who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, when the result of such a process must be to diminish the chances of remuneration to the laborer, and...
Full view - About this book

The American Friend, Volume 2

Society of Friends - 1868
...important one, and not less so to the physician than to the statesman and philanthropist. If "the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is a public benefactor," still more is he to be regarded as such, who is in any way instrumental in lengthening...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF