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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... "
Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ... - Page 215
by Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - 1904 - 643 pages
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World: In Four Parts. By Lemuel ...

Jonathan Swift - 1742 - 351 pages
...of civil and. xriminal Caufes ; with fome : other obvious Topics, which are not worth confidering. And, he. gave it for his Opinion, that whoever could make two Ears of Corn, or two Blades of Grafs, to grow upon a Spot of Ground where only one grew before,, would deferve better of Mankind,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift - 1743
...Determination of Civil and Criminal Caufes ; with fome other obvious Topicks which are not worth confidering. And, he gave it for his Opinion ; that whoever could make two Ears of Corn, or two Blades of Grafs to grow upon a Spot of Ground where only one grew before ; would deferve better of Mankind, and...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 4

Jonathan Swift - 1761
...determination of civil and criminal caufes ; with fome other obvious topics, which are not worth confidering. And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grafs, to grow upon a fpot of ground where only one grew before, would deferve better ofman» kind,...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1768
...determination of civil and criminal caufes ; with fome other obvious topics, which are not worth confidering. And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grafs, to grow upon a fpot of ground where only one grew before, would deferve better of mankind, and...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...determination of civil and criminal caufcs ; with fame other obvious topics which are not worth confidering. And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two budes of grafs, to grow upon a fpot of ground where only one grew before, would oefervc better of mankind,...
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General View of the Agriculture of the North Riding of Yorkshire: Drawn Up ...

John Tuke, Board of Agriculture (Great Britain) - 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...than " the whole race of politicians put together." LONDON: ; PRINTED BY B.MCM1LLAN, BO W-STREET, COVENT-OARDEN, PRINTER TO HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE...
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General View of the Agriculture of the North Riding of Yorkshire: Drawn Up ...

John Tuke, Board of Agriculture (Great Britain) - 1800 - 355 pages
...opinion, that whoever " could make two ears of com, or two blades of grass, to l;row upon " a spot ot ground where only one grew before, would deserve better...mankind, and do more essential service to his country, t " the whole race of politicians put together." LONDON: PRINTED BT B. M'MILLAN, BOW-STREET, COVENT-GARDEN,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 6

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...determination of civil and criminal causes; with some other obvious topicks, which are not worth considering. And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could...country, than the whole race of politicians put together. The learning of this people is very defective : consisting only in morality, history, poetry, and mathematicks,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 6

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...determination of civil and criminal causes ; with some other obvious topicks, which are not worth considering. And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could...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 British Essayists: The Lounger

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...a favourite opinion with me, ' that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two * blades of grass, grow upon a spot of ground where ' only one grew before,...better of ' mankind, and do more essential service tp his ' country, than the whole race of politicians put ' together.' Possessed with this idea, I have...
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