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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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The treasures of the deep: or, A descriptive account of the great fisheries

Treasures - 1876
...philosophy of the whole question," says an enthusiastic writer, " lies in a nutshell. If the man who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to his race and his country, the same may be emphatically said of him who rears two salmon...
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Normal Schools and Their Origin: A Paper Read at a Regular Meeting of the ...

Samuel Elias Staples - 1877 - 16 pages
...others, but to Mr. Hall belongs the credit of first putting these ideas into practice. If he who makes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is to be regarded as a beuefactorof his race, how much more shall he be esteemed who devises the way and...
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Speeches of John Bright Delivered in Bradford on the Occasion of the ...

John Bright - 1877 - 52 pages
...this country than perhaps any other man of the present century. It has been said that he who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is worthy of the name of benefactor, and surely none the less is he entitled to it who was most instrumental...
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The Minnesota Horticulturist: Annual report of the Minnesota State ...

Minnesota State Horticultural Society - 1878
...useful, but more ornamental trees, shrubbery, plants and flowers. It has been said that he who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is a public benefactor. On the same principle, but in a larger sense, he who causes trees, shrubs, plants...
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Report of the Secretary, Volume 17

Michigan. State Board of Agriculture - 1878
...accomplished his motto should be onward and upward. It is said, and justly to, that "the man who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is a public benefactor," and certainly the man who can cause two or three pounds of wool to grow where...
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Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine, Volume 20

1879
...combustion of gas constitute an evil of no small magnitude. It has been said that the man who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is a benefactor to his country, and some honor is due also to him who enables us, by improvements in the...
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Industrial Curiosities: Glances Here and There in the World of Labour

Alexander Hay Japp - 1880 - 372 pages
...represented, would lose half the attraction were it not for the sense of secure possession. The man who makes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is rightly accounted worthy of honour ; and we may well think with reverence of the man who first caught...
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Annual Report of the Indiana State Board of ..., Volume 13, Part 1880; Volume 22

Indiana. State Board of Agriculture - 1881
...and strength-giving properties of mutton chops and roast lamb. It has been said that he who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is a benefactor of his country. If this be true, then he or they who succeed in producing two pounds of...
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Selections from the Calcutta Review, Volume 2

1882
...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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Silk: Its History and Manufacture, from the Earliest Ages to the Present ...

Mary Matilda Davidson - 1885 - 203 pages
...Government lias established a filature. EDITORIAL IN WICHITA BEACON, OCTOBER, 1882. |2 MAN who makes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is called a benefactor to his race, but a man or woman who will introduce a new, profitable, and useful...
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