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" He who makes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is a benefactor of the race. "
The Missouri Yearbook of Agriculture: Annual Report - Page 212
by Missouri. State Board of Agriculture - 1869
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Travels in the Central Portions of the Mississippi Valley: Comprising ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - 1825 - 459 pages
...in this country, and it will scarcely be deemed misplaced by the general reader. If he, " who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before," is a public benefactor, certainly the person who causes the multiplication of the race of silk worms,...
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Transactions of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts, Volume 3

Royal Scottish Society of Arts - 1851
...look for further information on this very interesting subject. It has been said that he who has caused two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is to be regarded as a benefactor of his country. But how much more are those entitled to the appellation...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 8

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1845
...application, so far, has been cheering to the lovers of humanity, if it be true that he who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is a public benefactor. We scarcely know how to characterize those who are now laboring so assiduously...
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Calcutta Review, Volume 7

1847
...natives of Bengal by the excellent missionary of whom we speak. If it be true that " the man who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to his species," much more is he entitled to that name who first roots out noxious weeds,...
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Calcutta Review, Volume 7

1847
...natives of Bengal by the excellent missionary of whom we speak. If it be true that " the man who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to his species," much more is he entitled to that name who first roots out noxious weeds,...
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The Transactions of the Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society, Volume 1

Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society - 1850
...we shall never meet with success. It is an old adage that, "the man who causes two ears of corn or two blades of grass to grow, where only one grew before, is a public benefactor ;" and if ever a field was open for acquiring suoh a reputation, it is here in...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 6

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1855
...pure standard, and gives refinement and a kindly sympathy to the whole character. If " he who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is a benefactor," much more is he to be honored who rears up around his dwelling or on his meadow-lands...
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Annual Report of the Missouri State Board of Agriculture, Volume 2

Missouri. State Board of Agriculture - 1857
...potent king — than cotton, gold, or commerce. And this power you hold and sway in your own hands. Grass is king. It rules and governs this world. It...house for cotton — a place of deposit for gold. What is grass? Have you ever thought? I am sure some of the younger portion of my audience have not....
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American Bee Journal, Volumes 12-13

1876
...transfer your bees, procure an extractor, and take THE AMERICAN BEE JOURNAL. It is said that he who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is a public benefactor; and it is none the less true that he who produces 2 Ibs. of honey where only one...
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Transactions of the Illinois State Agricultural Society, with ..., Volume 5

Illinois State Agricultural Society - 1865
...shines brightest in fame's historic roll. The saying has become common as true, that he who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is a public benefactor, and to such a result in an increased degree may we look from the effects of our...
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