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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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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, Volume 11

Agriculture - 1873
...has been thwarted by a dandelion ! And yet the old maxim loses nothing ; for just as great a man is he " who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before." It is only when things are jangled and out of time, that heart burning and discontent dog at the heels...
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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, Volume 11

Agriculture - 1873
...has been thwarted by a dandelion ! And yet the old maxim loses nothing ; for just as great a man is he " who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before." It is only when things are jangled and out of time, that heart burning and discontent dog at the heels...
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The People's Guide: A Business, Political and Religious Directory of ...

Vermillion County (Ind.) - 1874 - 399 pages
...they excite the envy or criticisms of some pigmy cynic who lives only for himself. It has been said that ' ' he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is a benefactor." There is certainly solid philosophy in the declaration, and the deduction should be made that the honorable...
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Transactions of the Northern Wisconsin Agricultural and Mechanical ..., Volume 8

Northern Wisconsin Agricultural and Mechanical Association - Agriculture - 1881
...developing intellect, the growing amenities, and the material increase in possessions of his patrons. If he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is a benefactor of the race, as true political economy teaches, then how much more is he a factor in the elevation...
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Semi-tropical California: Its Climate, Healthfulness, Productiveness, and ...

Benjamin Cummings Truman - Agriculture - 1874 - 204 pages
...something of what can be effected in this region in the way of forest culture. If he is a benefactor who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, how much greater benefactors are they, the influence of whose example will, in a few years at the most,...
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Proceedings of the American Gas Light Association ...

American Gas Light Association - Gas - 1879
...be fogotten but for the interests of the people and the credit of the nation. On the principle that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a national benefactor, so it is that in our profession, as, indeed, in any other, he who by his study...
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The Worthies of Cumberland ...: George Graham, Abraham Fletcher, William ...

Henry Lonsdale - Cumberland (England) - 1875
...true that the ways of peace and honest independence are glorious privileges; and if the man is blessed who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, the artisan should be no less favoured whose ingenuity overcomes the obstructions in the path of science,...
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The History and Antiquities of Morley, in the West Riding of the County of York

William Smith (F.S.A.S.) - Morley (England) - 1876 - 272 pages
...Morley at this day indebted for the enjoyment of comforts unknown to their forefathers. Verily, if he who makes " two blades of grass grow where only one grew before," is to be esteemed as a benefactor to his country, we may well regard with admiration and praise the men...
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The Australian Protectionist

Francis Gould Smith - Australia - 1877 - 94 pages
...to fully enjoy their existence, at least in the sense of mental enjoyments. It has been said of old, that he who makes two blades of grass grow, where only one grew before, is a benefactor to his fellow-men. Though Corinth produced what may be called Birmingham and Sheffield wares, and Athens was...
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Memoir and Letters of Charles Sumner: 1838-1845: 1838-1845

Edward Lillie Pierce, Charles Sumner - Statesmen - 1877
...throughout our own country and in distant lands. If it be true, as has been said, that he is a benefactor who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, how much more is he a benefactor who infuses new energies into a whole people, doubling in tea thousand...
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