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" 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
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I. Kings

Joseph Hammond - Bible - 1881 - 564 pages
...or the street corners. They only exchanged one department of God's work for another, for " the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a fellow-worker with God." Laliorarc est ora-re. "An honest calling in t'.ie world does not at all put...
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Texas: Her Resources and Capabilities: Being a Description of the State of ...

Texas - 1881 - 255 pages
...rapid growth, and a plantation of it would soon begin to yield an interesting revenue. " Blessed is he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before !" How much more blessed is he who makes a forest of bois d'arc grow where not a sprig grew before...
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The Leather Manufacturer, Volumes 9-10

Leather industry and trade - 1898
...important extent." The Australian Leather Journal says in its comments : "Some one said that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a greater hero and benefactor of his race than a Caesar or Napoleon. With that aphorism in our mind,...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 66

1883
...itro wholesome and relishing dishes •where only one was possible before is as great a benefactor as he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before ; but it may bo said without hyperbole that whoever can put us in the way of doing this, or even of...
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The American Medical Weekly, Volume 6

Edwin Samuel Gaillard - Medicine - 1877
...very good sentiment for a mellifluous demagogue when ho asserts that the benefactor of his race is he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, but if any one will repudiate such metaphorical rubbish and come face to face with a grave truth, he...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 66

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1883
...tiro wholesome and relishing dishes where only one was possible before is as great a benefactor as ho who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before ; but it may bo said without hyperbole that whoever can put us in the way of doing this, or even of...
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Journal of the East India Association, Volume 16

India - 1884
...the weak ; see what internecine dissensions there were. I say that he is a benefactor to his species who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, and I say that the English acquisition of India— or conquest I will call it if you like, as it is...
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Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri, Volume 27

Missouri State Horticultural Society - Gardening - 1884
...in this work. In this work, ladies and gentlemen, we bid you God-speed. If the man should be honored who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, what shall we say of the man who makes an orchard or vineyard grow where none grew before. RESPONSE...
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Transactions of the Illinois State Horticultural Society for ..., Volume 18

Illinois State Horticultural Society - Horticulture - 1885
...paper written by the Docter, who was absent: Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen : It has been said that "he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is a benefactor of his race." The statement is a truism; and it is no less true that he who makes two trees to grow...
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Annual Report, Volumes 12-13

New Jersey. Board of Agriculture - 1885
...effectively resist the demands of sharpers than when alone and unaided. " He is a public benefactor who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before," is a trite but true adage. All those who are laboring to this end are doing a good work. Every man who helps...
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