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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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The American Farmer, and Spirit of the Agricultural Journals of the Day

Samuel Sands - 1848
...native crab apple, one of the best fall and winter apples in the Union."— Alabama Planter. Now if he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is a benefactor; surely he who, by his persevering skill, adds a new apple, should also be so considered. "CHAPPELL'S...
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The Western Journal, Volume 7

1851
...are all workmen; and he who works hardest and best, gains the largest wealth and the highest honor. 'He who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor of his country.' He who invents machinery, by which one may outwork a thousand, accumulates its blessings...
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The Western Journal and Civilian: Devoted to Agriculture ..., Volume 7

Micajah Tarver, H. Cobb - United States - 1851
...are all workmen; and he who works hardest and best, gains the largest wealth and the highest honor. . 'He who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor of his country.' He who invents machinery, by which one may outwork a thousand, accumulates its blessings...
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Annual Report of the Commissioner of Patents

United States. Patent Office - Patents - 1852
...He who can improve the varieties, or in any way increase the product, will do infinitely more than he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before. Within my recollection, great improvements have been made in the culture of Indian corn, chiefly by...
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Report of the Commissioner of Patents

United States. Patent Office - Patents - 1852
...He who can improve the varieties, or in any way increase the pfoduct, will do infinitely more than he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before. Within my recollection, great improvements have been made in the culture of Indian corn, chielly by...
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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, Volume 2

Agriculture - 1853
...would read all •who write upon Agriculture. From Adam Smith downward, this saying will be maintained: "that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, deserves well of his country ;" and this compendium of the whole matter, induces me to mention two...
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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, Volume 2

Agriculture - 1853
...would read all who write upon Agriculture. From Adam Smith downward, this saying will be maintained: "that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, deserves well of his country ;" and this compendium of the whole matter, induces me to mention two...
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ROBERT C. WINTHROP - 1853
...crop, when there is so precarious a market for what it yields already ? Who can style him a benefactor who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, when the result of such a process must be to diminish the chances of remuneration to the laborer, and...
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A Family-text Book for the Country: Or, The Farmer at Home: Being a ...

John Lauris Blake - Agriculture - 1857 - 475 pages
...crop of grain ; on the contrary, every one consents to the praise bestowed, by Johnson, upon the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before. And an improvement in machinery, whereby the same labor will produce twice the quantity of cloth, is...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 69

Sholto Percy - Industrial arts - 1858
...we to appreciate the labours of its great cultivators! If we extol the genius of the agriculturist who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, shall we not exalt still higher the men who, in the already fertile branch, can increase the vital...
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