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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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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 3-4

Maurice Cross - 1835
...of the Dean's accuracy than of his point. The sentence is as follows : " And he (King of Brobdignag) "UN m I n between church and stale, (if that was in our author's contemplation, which we hardly think his words...
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the farmer's register, a monthly publication devoted to the improvement of ...

edmund ruffin - 1835
...Practice, SUfFOKT OF THE INTERESTS OF AGRICULTURE. EDMUND RUFFIIf, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. And be cave it for his opinion, " that whoever could make two...better of mankind, and do more essential service to bis country, than the whole race of politicians put together." Swift. VOL. II. SHEIiZiBAXTKS, VA. PUBLISHED...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best Articles ..., Volume 2

Maurice Cross - 1835
...of the Dean's accuracy than of his point. The sentence is as follows : - And he (King of Brobdignag) gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two...ground, where only one grew before, would deserve beIter of mankind, and do roofr essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 3-4

Maurice Cross - 1835
...(King of Brobdignag) gave it lor his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blade« of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground, where only...one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, ада do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together."...
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The Farmers' Register, A Monthly Publication, Devoted to the Improvement of ...

Edmund Ruffin - 1838
...PHOPRIETOK. And he gave it Tor his opinion," that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of gran, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew...would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential itrrice to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together." Suifi. PJTA'riBBBOJUO) VA....
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The Farmers' Register, Volume 6

Edmund Ruffin - 1838
...opinion, " thai whoever could make two car« of com. or two blade« of ртам, to grow upon a «pot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve...better of mankind, and do more essential service to bis country, than the whole race of politician« put together." Swift. PUBLISHED BY THE PROPRIETOR,...
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The Farmers' Register, 1841

Edmund Ruffin - 1841
...his opinion, " that whoever could make two cars of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a ipot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve...better of mankind, and do more essential service to bis country, than hole race of politicians put together." SWIFT. EDMUND RUFFIN, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR....
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 7

1846
...gentleman, commemorated in the Voyage to Brobdignag, when unravelling his everlasting court intrigues, — " He gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make...than the whole race of politicians put together." Or, if we come to the Lowland towns, where dwelt the substantial burghers, plying the busy industry...
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The Living Age, Volume 289

1916
...cultivator of the soil. Swift, with his fine satire, made the King of Brobdingnag express to Gulliver the opinion, "that whoever could make two ears of corn,...than the whole race of politicians put together." The increase has been effected, but the men whose scientific work has led to it are mostly unknown...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 7

1846
...gentleman, commemorated in the Voyage to Brobdignag, when unravelling his everlasting court intrigues, — " He gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make...than the whole race of politicians put together." Or, if we come to the Lowland towns, where dwelt the substantial burghers, plying the busy industry...
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