Annual Report of the Missouri State Board of Agriculture

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Missouri State Board of Agriculture, 1898

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Page 76 - For he that soweth to the flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption, but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
Page 135 - No man is born into the world whose work Is not born with him ; there is always work, And tools to work withal, for those who will; And blessed are the horny hands of toil ! The busy world shoves angrily aside The man who stands with arms akimbo set, Until occasion tells him what to do; clings And he who waits to have his task marked out Shall die and leave his errand unfulfilled.
Page 210 - Your voiceless lips, O flowers ! are living preachers, Each cup a pulpit, every leaf a book, Supplying to my fancy numerous teachers From loneliest nook. Floral Apostles ! that in dewy splendor "Weep without woe, and blush without a crime...
Page 310 - THE USE OF FLOWERS. GOD might have bade the earth bring forth Enough for great and small, The oak tree, and the cedar tree, Without a flower at all.
Page 212 - SPAKE full well, in language quaint and olden, One who dwelleth by the castled Rhine, When he called the flowers, so blue and golden, Stars, that in earth's firmament do shine.
Page 212 - In all places, then, and in all seasons, Flowers expand their light and soul-like wings, Teaching us, by most persuasive reasons, How akin they are to human things. And with childlike, credulous affection We behold their tender buds expand ; Emblems of our own great resurrection, Emblems of the bright and better land.
Page 210 - I say unto you, inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
Page 212 - Everywhere about us are they glowing, Some like stars, to tell us Spring is born; Others, their blue eyes with tears o'erflowing, Stand like Ruth amid the golden corn...
Page 122 - That a copy of these resolutions be spread on the minutes of the class, and that they be published in The Tech.
Page 311 - Not useless are ye, Flowers! though made for pleasure: Blooming o'er field and wave, by day and night, From every source your sanction bids me treasure Harmless delight.

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