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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. "
City Club Bulletin - Page 2
1915
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Money: Its Nature, History, Uses and Responsibilities

Money - Money - 1799 - 208 pages
...Pesh they are taken to Vienna, whence they are distributed through the markets of Germany. If a person who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, adds to the riches of mankind, how large an accession of wealth is due to an arrangement which makes...
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Repertory of Arts, Manufactures, and Agriculture: Consisting of Original ...

Industrial arts - 1807 - 534 pages
...Kale. By Mr, JOHN MAHER, FHS From the TRANSACTIONS of the HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY of LONDON. AF the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is to be esteemed an important benefactor to his country ; he who teaches us how to improve a palatable...
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A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts, Volumes 17-18

William Nicholson - Science - 1807 - 844 pages
...Cultivation of the C'rambe Ultirilima of Lintieus, or Sea Kale. By Mr. JOHN MAKER, FHS* -1L F the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is to be esteemed an important benefactor to his country; he who teaches us how to improve a palatable...
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The Repertory of arts and manufactures [afterw.] arts, manufactures and ...

Repertory of arts, manufactures and agriculture - 1807 - 528 pages
...Kale. By Mr. JOHN MAKER, FHS From the TRANSACTIONS of the HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY of LONDON. JL F the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is to be esteemed an important benefactor to his country ; he who teaches us how to improve a palatable...
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Letters from England, Volume 3

Robert Southey - Authors, English - 1808 - 440 pages
...the creed ef their philosophical belief, a foolish saying of some not very wise aulhor3 cc That he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is the greatest benefactor to his species." With these persons,. the noblest employment of human intellect...
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Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London, Volume 1

Floriculture - 1820 - 482 pages
...Crambe Maritima of LINNEUS, or Sea Kale. By Mr. JOHN MA HER, FHS Read November 2, 1805. IF the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is to be esteemed an important benefactor to his country ; he who teaches us how to improve a palatable...
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Denmark Delineated: Or, Sketches of the Present State of that Country, Parts 1-3

Andreas Andersen Feldborg - Denmark - 1824 - 474 pages
...uielts the sword of war, yet keeps it in the sheath." Being, moreover, of Swift's opinion, that the man who " makes two blades of grass grow, where only one grew before, is so far a creator," I gladly accepted Colonel Tscherning's offer, to show me those parts of the works...
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The new Aberystwyth guide

Thomas Jeffery Llewelyn Prichard - 1824 - 224 pages
...a benefactor to the country in the largest sense of the word. A Philosopher has said, that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is greater than the greatest hero : if this be true, Mr. Johnes must rank before all the conquerors...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Volume 69

Industrial arts - 1858 - 648 pages
...we to appreciate the labours of its great cultivators! If we extol the genius of the agriculturist who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, shall we not exalt still higher the men who, in the already fertile branch, can increase the vital...
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The Cambrian Tourist; Or, Post-chaise Companion Through Wales ...

Wales - 1828 - 348 pages
...lost in expressions of admiration. " A Philosopher has said," says a modern Tourist, " that the man, who makes two blades of grass grow, where only one grew before, is greater than the greatest hero. If this be true, Mr. Johnes must rank before all the conquerors...
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