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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... "
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Knowledge of the Land: Land Resources Information and Its Use in Rural ...

D. Barry Dalal-Clayton, Director for Strategies Planning and Assessment Barry Dalal-Clayton, David Dent, Natural Resources Research Team Leader David Dent - 2001 - 428 pages
...economic grounds but there should be a place at the table for knowledge of the land. And he gave it as his opinion. that whoever could make two ears of corn or two blades of grass grow on a patch of land where only one grew before. does a greater service to mankind and to his country...
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Dinner at the New Gene Café: How Genetic Engineering Is Changing What We Eat ...

Bill Lambrecht - 2001 - 383 pages
...Shortly, I'll just crawl in the dirt as I did when I planted them. 18 BIOTECH AND THE PARADOX OF PLENTY Whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more...
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Dinner at the New Gene Café: How Genetic Engineering Is Changing What We Eat ...

Bill Lambrecht - 2002 - 400 pages
...Shortly, I'll just crawl in the dirt as I did when I planted them. 18 BIOTECH AND THE PARADOX OF PLENTY Whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more...
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Progress in Botany, Volume 64

Karl Esser, Ulrich Lüttge, W. Beyschlag, Frank Hellwig - 2002 - 536 pages
...Austria Photosynthesis. Carbon Metabolism: Quantification and Manipulation Grahame J. Kelly “And, he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two...than the whole race of politicians put together.” Jonathan Swift in Gulliver's Travels, ca. 1727 This review is dedicated to Professor Martin Gibbs on...
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A History of Irish Thought

Thomas Duddy - 2002 - 362 pages
...concerns; for basing his system of government on common sense, reason, and justice; and for being of the opinion that 'whoever could make two Ears of Corn,...only one grew before; would deserve better of Mankind . . . than the whole Race of Politicians put together' (135). Gulliver, in his belittled and peevish...
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A History of Irish Thought

Thomas Duddy - 2002 - 362 pages
...concerns; for basing his sysrem of government on common sense, reason, and justice; and for being of the opinion that 'whoever could make two Ears of Corn,...of Ground where only one grew before; would deserve betrer of Mankind . . . than the whole Race of Politicians put togethet' (135). Gulliver, in his belirtled...
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Spring Valley: Toxic Waste Contamination in the Nation's Capital : Hearing ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on the District of Columbia - 2002 - 336 pages
...corn or two hlades of grass grow where only one grew hefore deserves hetter ol mankind, and does more service to his country than the whole race of politicians put together." When the armistice was signed, and the Chemical Warfare Service removed Irorh the campus of the University,...
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Encyclopedia of Pest Management

David Pimentel, Ph.D. - 2002 - 931 pages
...Ithaca, New York George G. Kennedy North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA 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...
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Designer Food: Mutant Harvest Or Breadbasket of the World?

Gregory E. Pence - 2002 - 233 pages
...is up to us. By themselves, they are neither good nor evil, just tools. Six Concluding Reflections Whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before; would deserve better of Mankind, and do more...
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The Future of the Southern Plains

Sherry Lynn Smith - 2003 - 275 pages
...grazing."73 There are other long-standing views. In 1 726, social critic Jonathan Swift wrote, "And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two...than the whole race of politicians put together." According to the modern agricultural policy analyst Earl O. Heady, exclusive attention to protecting...
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