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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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Dedication of the Wallace Library and Art Building, July 1, 1885

1885 - 71 pages
...single individual has increased the intellectual assets of all. "Whoever," it has been said, " causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to the world." Whoever causes a single ray of intelligence to shine where before was the...
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Journal: Appendix. Reports, Volume 5

California. Legislature - 1885
...We shall be pleased to work a larger lot and test it thoroughly. Some one has said that he who makes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is a public benefactor. Those who open up new industries, as you are doing, deserve the highest praise....
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Shorthand: A Scientific Magazine, Volume 2

1885
...it might be deemed an improvement; and, in the converse sense of the saying that " A man who makes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to mankind," he would say that a " man who expresses two words or two letters by one sign...
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The New Princeton Review, Issue 2

1886
...the saints I trust," and whose trees remain to gladden the eyes of posterity. If the man who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is a benefactor of his species, how much greater is the debt of gratitude we owe to the man who gives...
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Proceedings at The...annual Meeting...

New England Society in the City of Brooklyn - 1887
...the 22d, but it was to give a practical demonstration of that good old maxim that as " he who makes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is the greatest benefactor of his time ; " so he who makes two dinners to be eaten in one day does more...
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A Handbook of Agriculture, Issues 2-4

Wisconsin Farmers' Institutes - 1888
...not observing a suitable rotation with grass. Skillful vs. Poor Farming. — The person who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is regarded as a public benefactor. Too many of us not only fail to produce the two blades of grass, but,...
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Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri, Volume 30

Missouri. State Horticultural Society - 1888
...claims, And bother us to remember Their many new-fangled names." It is truly said that the man who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is a benefactor. And I can say the man or woman who makes a flower to bloseom anywhere is a friend to...
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Transactions of the New-York State Agricultural Society for the ..., Volume 1

New York State Agricultural Society - 1842
...pass over in silence. I If it be true, sir, as we have this day heard, that that individual who causes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, is entitled to the appellation and rank of a public benefactor, what praise is due, and what shall be...
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Out of Door Sports in Scotland: Their Economy and Surroundings ; Deer ...

James Glass Bertram - 1889 - 388 pages
...to complain at all. The philosophy of the whole question 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 the man who rears two...
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House of Commons Debates, Official Report, Volume 1

Canada. Parliament. House of Commons - 1892
...European countries where it has become one of the main industries. It is said that whoever can cause two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is a benefactor of his country, and I consider that Napoleon the First has done more for France, in causing...
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