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The Young Man's Guide - Page 159
by William Alexander Alcott, William Andrus Alcott - 1834 - 142 pages
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 8

Great Britain - 1868
...PEARD, MD, LL.B. Edinburgh : Edmonston and Douglas. 1868. IF that man bo 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 enables us to raise illimitable supplies of food from that which...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 8

Great Britain - 1868
...PEAHD, MD, LL.B. Edinburgh : Edmonston and Douglas. 1868. IF that man be 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 enables us to raise illimitable supplies of food from that which...
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Discourses on various occasions

Charles Jean Marie Loyson (know a Père Hyacinthe), Hyacinthe (père) - Religion - 1869 - 198 pages
...immediate effects of it are always destructive ; so that it must always be a maxim of national wisdom, " He who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, has done more for mankind than the victor of a hundred battles." And yet Providence, accustomed to...
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Discourses on various occasions

Charles Jean Marie Loyson (know a Père Hyacinthe), Hyacinthe (père) - Religion - 1869 - 198 pages
...effects of it are always destructive ; so that it must always be a maxim of national wisdom, " lie who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, has done more for mankind than the victor of a hundred battles." And yet Providence, accustomed to...
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The natural history of commerce

John Yeats - 1870
...to enrich the discoverer, and to change the face of our social and industrial life. 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 truth of this statement is easily proved. Take the single example of wheat, and imagine...
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Nowadays: or, Courts, courtiers, churchmen, Garibaldians, lawyers and ...

John Richard Digby Beste - 1870
...— Carpenters. — Deserters. — The gaol-birds. — Prospects of Italy. IT is said that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is a benefactor to mankind. What then do you, reader, think of one who made grass to grow on the land where olives, vines,...
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the country gentleman's magazine

simpkim marshall & co - 1871
...Royal. heating surface for each horse-power. FIRE ENGINES. IT has been said,and with truth, we think, " that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, deserves well of his country," and we might add that he who introduces an effective machine which will,...
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Paterson's national benefit: a treatise on how to propagate and cultivate ...

mrs. William Paterson - 1872
...idea of the vast amount of expense the cultivator exposes himself to. It has been said that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to his country ; but Paterson has done more than that. Regardless of cost, at the almost ruinous loss of £6000 sterling,...
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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society

Wisconsin State Horticultural Society - Gardening - 1872
...calling, and persuade every one to love and practice this fine art. If that man is a public benefactor who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, much more so is he who pours around our homes the beauties of fruits, vegetables and flowers. Who teaches...
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Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, Volume 2

Wisconsin State Horticultural Society - Fruit-culture - 1872
...calling, and persuade every one to love and practice this fine art. If that man is a public benefactor who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, much more so is he who pours around our homes the beauties of fruits, vegetables and flowers. Who teaches...
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