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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... "
Notes and Queries - Page 456
1900
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...civil and criminal causes ; with some other obvious topics, which are not -worth considering. And he gave it for his opinion, " that whoever could make...better of mankind, and do more essential service to hist country, than the whole race of politicians put together." The learning of this people is very...
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Gulliver's travels. Directions to servants

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...civil and criminal causes ; with some other obvious topics, which are not worth considering. And, he gave it for his opinion, " That, whoever could make...than the whole race of politicians put together." The learning of this people is very defective ; consisting only in morality, history, poetry, and mathematics,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's travels. Directions to servants

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...civil and criminal causes; with some other obvious topics, which are not worth considering. And, he gave it for his opinion, " That, whoever could make...to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew beore, would deserve better of mankind, and do "T>.Ğ"*fu3.MħiLT"' '" '^'^'J'"8 country, than the...
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THE FARMERS MAGAZINE

ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND CO. - 1814
...mankind are more indebted to a ' single, very industrious cultivator of die soil, than to all the pro." opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn,...to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew be" fore r would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential ser" vice to his country, than the...
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of ..., Volume 5

1819
...proof that thispatriotic prince agrees in the opinion of the King of Brobdignag, that " whoever can make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one (Dr Kennie might say where none)grew before, deserves better of mankind, and does more essential service...
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The British Essayists: Lounger

James Ferguson - 1819
...MIRROR. Duke et decorum estpropalria mmi. HOR. SIR, IT has always been 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, would deserve better of mankind, and do more...
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The Mirror: A Periodical Paper Published in Edinburgh in the Years ..., Volume 1

1822
...MIRROR. Dulcc et decorum eit pro patri& mart. Hon. SIR, IT has always been 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, would deserve better of mankind, and do more...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces Biographical, Historical ..., Volumes 33-34

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...been a favourite opinion with me, " that whoever could make two ears of com, or two blades of grass, grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before,...than the whole race of politicians put together." Possessed with this idea, I have long bent my thoughts and study towards those inquiries which conduce...
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Mirror

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...been a favourite opinion with me, " that whoever could make two ears of com, or two blades of grass, grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before,...than the whole race of politicians put together." Possessed with this idea, I have long bent my thoughts and study towards those inquiries which conduce...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 84

1819
...proof that this patriotic prince agrees in the opinion of the King of Brobdignag, that " whoever can make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one (Dr Kennie might say where none) grew before, deserves betterof mankind, and does more essential service...
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