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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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Annual Report

Minneapolis (Minn.). Board of Park Commissioners, Horace William Shaler Cleveland - 1904
...endeavor to merit not only the approval of our contemporaries but of future generations. It has been said that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a public benefactor; may not we, then, take satisfaction in the performance of our duties, which are...
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The Value of Cheerfulness

Mary Minerva Barrows - Cheerfulness - 1904 - 194 pages
...conservatories of connoisseurs, how surprised and gladdened he would be! If he is a public benefactor who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, what shall be said of him who makes a million plants bloom where only one bloomed before? So we perform...
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Annual Report of the Pennsylvania Department of ..., Volume 10, Part 1904

Pennsylvania. Dept. of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1905
...a good state of fertility, still they have not yet reached their greatest capacity for production. ''He who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is universally looked upon as a benefactor to his kind, but that the claims of him who can make one grow...
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The Cyclopedia of Victoria (illustrated): An Historical and ..., Volume 3

James Smith - Victoria - 1905
...being indefinitely multiplied by its scientific culture ; and if the old adage holds true that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a national benefactor, what a large share of gratitude is owing to those who teach our young husbandmen...
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Social Progress: A Year Book and Encyclopedia of Economic, Industrial ...

Josiah Strong, William Howe Tolman, William Dwight Porter Bliss - Social history - 1905
...still walks in some quarters, this discovery should lay it for at least some centuries to come. And if he who "makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before" deserves the gratitude of his fellows, Professor Moore is entitled to be considered one of the great...
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John Howard Angas: Pioneer, Pastoralist, Politician and Philanthropist

H. T. Burgess - Pioneers - 1905 - 309 pages
...conditions of his success ensure its being more or less extensively shared. It has been said that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, confers a general benefit, and the same rule will apply to whoever produces sheep bearing a heavier...
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Annual Report, Volumes 140-152

Rhode Island. Dept. of Agriculture and Conservation - Agriculture - 1906
...which he makes himself a business man of greater use and influence in the community wherein he resides. He who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is a public benefactor. The CHAIRMAN: Our next number on the program is the Report of the Meteorologist,...
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Proceedings of the Western Gas Association annual meeting, Issues 26-28

Western Gas Association - Gas manufacture and works - 1906
...several of them probably lay claim to the title of philanthropist. A philanthropist is defined as one who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, so the baldheaded gentleman over there can fairly lay claim to being a philanthropist, since he makes...
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Thomas Jefferson: A Little Journey

Elbert Hubbard, John Jacob Lentz - 1906 - 105 pages
...by ignorance, superstition and prejudice. The commercial instinct tells us that " he is a benefactor who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before," but God, in His divine messages, is whispering the idea to every cultivated & civilized intellect that...
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Proceedings of the Western Gas Association, Volumes 26-28

Western Gas Association - Gas-lighting - 1906
...several of them probably lay claim to the title of philanthropist. A philanthropist is defined as one who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, so the baldheaded gentleman over there can fairly lay claim to being a philanthropist, since he makes...
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