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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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Bloodless Victories: The Rise and Fall of the Open Shop in the Philadelphia ...

Howell John Harris - Business & Economics - 2000 - 456 pages
...unquestioning belief in the virtue of output. Dodge believed that it was "a truism; that a man that makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor of his race," for "increase in production . . . has got to go on to the end of time."65 Nothing should...
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Freedom on My Mind: The Columbia Documentary History of the African American ...

Manning Marable, John McMillian, Nishani Frazier - History - 2010 - 640 pages
...direction. I fully appreciate the beautiful sentiment which you farmers, now before me, so highly regard, "that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before," is a benefactor. I recognize and honor, as you do, all such benefactors. There is not the slightest danger that those...
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The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise

Michael Grunwald - History - 2007 - 480 pages
...conservationist John Gifford dedicated his book of Everglades essays to Broward, explaining that "the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is the proverbial public benefactor, but the man who inaugurates a movement to render 3,000,000 acres...
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One Continuous Picnic: A Gastronomic History of Australia

Michael Symons - History - 2007 - 366 pages
...faster they went out of business. Satirist Jonathan Swift had said that we would honour the person who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before. The tragedy was that we needed only half as many farmers. Agricultural economist Dr HP Schapper told...
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