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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... "
Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopædia of Quotations from Ancient and ... - Page 17
by Maturin Murray Ballou - 1894 - 579 pages
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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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Designer Food: Mutant Harvest Or Breadbasket of the World?

Gregory E. Pence - 2002 - 233 pages
...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;...deserve better of Mankind, and do more essential service for his country, than the whole race of politicians put together. — The King of Brobdingnag, Gulliver's...
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Understanding Wetlands: Fen, Bog and Marsh

S. M. Haslam - 2003 - 316 pages
...from 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...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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The Future of the Southern Plains

Sherry Lynn Smith - 2003 - 275 pages
...cattle 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...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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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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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
...lived. — Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862 Henry David Thoreau was an American writer and philosopher. And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could...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 - 1998 - 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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Favourite Wisdom

Deborah Cassidi - 2003 - 160 pages
...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,...country than the whole race of politicians put together. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), from Gulliver's Travels 'As a farmer I often reflect on how many are still...
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Was geht uns die Gentechnik an?

Peter Brandt - 2003 - 186 pages
...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...than the whole race of politicians put together." The King of Brobdingnag, Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, 1727. "I believe that we have now reached...
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