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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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Understanding Wetlands: Fen, Bog and Marsh

S. M. Haslam - 2003 - 316 pages
...oft the Common But let the greater villain loose Who steals the Common from the goose (Anon ) And he gave it for his opinion that whoever could make two...country, than the whole race of politicians put together. (Dean Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels) The kidneys of the landscape (Mitsch and Gosselink 1993)...
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Improvement Strategies of Leguminosae Biotechnology

Pawan K. Jaiwal, Rana P. Singh - 2003 - 411 pages
...Jonathan Swift put it in a nutshell: in “Gulliver's Travels”, the king of Brobdingnag declares that “... whoever could make two ears of corn, or...than the whole race of politicians put together” (J. Swift, 1726). These lines were written in 1726, when the world's population was under 1 billion;...
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சுராவின் அகர வரிசையில் ஆங்கில தமிழ் பழமொழிகள்

D. V. ரங்கராஜன் - 2003 - 544 pages
...things straight. LlmtflifluL\ srwnj fljfln«frflj sr«ueiweLifDsronja/ui Gfyjir^& (Lfnf.ujui. 3329. Whoever could make two ears of corn or two blades...country than the whole race of politicians put together. - Jonathan Swift ff,emijuSlsu gff |§lL£>^)< g\eueuff!) L/«ii«i5)«ir ^lifsmQl {jjfsmeu&ansir sueirijs...
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Follow the Arrow

Patrick Flaherty - 2003 - 100 pages
...— Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862 Henry David Thoreau was an American writer and philosopher. And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two...better of mankind, and do more essential service to his count.y, than the whole race of politicians put together. —Jonathan Swift 1667-1745 Jonathan Swift...
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Settlement Schemes in Tropical Africa: A Study of Organizations and Development

Robert Chambers - 2003 - 294 pages
...of Brobdignag: i . • • . • And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ear's of corn or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot...his country than the whole race of politicians put together.2 For the issues are less simple: they include whether, with the same resources, many more...
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Tales of Wonder

Mark Twain - 2003 - 385 pages
...people to be straight-speakers. (WWD, 545, n. 21) 51. Cp. the opinion of Swift's King of Brobdingnag: "whoever could make two Ears of Corn, or two blades...only one grew before; would deserve better of Mankind . . . than the whole Race of Politicians put together" (Gulliver's Travels, bk. 2, ch. 7). See n. 27...
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Favourite Wisdom

Deborah Cassidi - 2003 - 160 pages
...to sea is a healthy dose of apprehension.' Henry Lang, farmer and countryman tz^=l And he gave it of his opinion, that 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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Was geht uns die Gentechnik an?

Peter Brandt - 2003 - 186 pages
...permission; © 2001 American Society of Plant Physiologists, Plant Physiol, May 2001, Vol. 126, pp. 8-15 "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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Vegetable Gardening

2004 - 256 pages
...plants with edible roots. leaves. fruits and flowers could be identified and grown as food. And he gave it for his opinion. 'that whoever could make...than the whole race of politicians put together'. Jonathan Swift. Gulliver's Travels. 1726 Ancient times Prehistoric horticulture developed in the Neolithic...
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A Century of Philanthropy: A History of the Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation

Alfred L. Castle - 2004 - 319 pages
...Press Order Department 2840 Kolowalu Street Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822 To Mary Tenney Castle M htK-vrr could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass,...of ground where only one grew before, would deserve more of mankind, and do im1nessential service to his country, than the whole race ul politicians put...
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