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" And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race... "
Life and Public Services of Hon. Grover Cleveland: The Model Citizen ... - Page 188
by William Dorsheimer, William Uhler Hensel - 1884 - 578 pages
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General View of the Agriculture of the North Riding of Yorkshire

John Tuke - Agriculture - 1800 - 355 pages
...TUKE, LAND - SURVEYOR. " and he gave it for his opinion, that whoever " could make two ears of com, or two blades of grass, to grow upon " a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better " of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than " the whole race...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...other obvious topicks, which are not worth considering. And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass,...upon a spot of ground, where only one grew before, vvould deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 48

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Henry Reeve, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1828
...point. The sentence is as follows : ' Andhe (King of Brobdingnag) gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass,...upon a spot of ground, where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country than the whole race of...
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A Compendium of Modern Husbandry: Principally Written During a ..., Volume 1

James Malcolm (land surveyor.) - Agricultural systems - 1805
...hint, and if by the propagation of his lordship's sentiments I can be an humble instrument in making two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, according to Dean Swift, I shall deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to my country,...
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Statistical survey of the county of Kildare: with observations on the means ...

Thomas James Rawson, Royal Dublin Society - Agriculture - 1807 - 237 pages
...DUBLIN SOCIETY. BY THOMAS JAMES EAWSON, ESQ. A MEMBER. ' And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of " corn, or two blades of grass,...upon a spot of ground, where " only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more " essential service to his country, than the whole race...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1811
...of attraction on observing an apple fall to the ground. It is Doctor Swift's opinion, that " whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass,...upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind than the whole race of politicians." This Mr. Baker can effect, my...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volumes 1-2

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1811
...of attraction on observing an apple fall to the ground. It is Doctor Swift's opinion, that " whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only onegrew before, would deservebetter of mankind than the whole race of politicians." This Mr. Baker...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's travels. Directions to servants

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...other obvious topics, which are not worth considering. And, he gave it for his opinion, " That, whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass,...upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's travels. Directions to servants

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...other obvious topics, which are not worth considering. And, he gave it for his opinion, " That, whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass,...to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew beore, would deserve better of mankind, and do "T>.Ğ"*fu3.MħiLT"' '" '^'^'J'"8 country, than the...
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THE FARMERS MAGAZINE

ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND CO. - 1814
...to a ' single, very industrious cultivator of die soil, than to all the pro." opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades " of grass,...to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew be" fore r would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential ser" vice to his country, than the...
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