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" And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grafs, to grow upon a fpot of ground where only one grew before, would deferve better of mankind, and do more cflential fervice to his country, than the whole race... "
The Stranger in France: Or, A Tour from Devonshire to Paris - Page 273
by Sir John Carr - 1806 - 288 pages
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Travels into several remote nations of the world, by Lemuel Gulliver

Jonathan Swift - 1742 - 351 pages
...his Opinion, that whoever could make two Ears of Corn, or two Blades of Grafs, to grow upon a Spot of Ground where only one grew before,, would deferve better of Mankind, and do more effential Service to his Country, than the -whole Race of Politicians put together. The...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift - 1743
...his Opinion ; that whoever could make two Ears of Corn, or two Blades of Grafs to grow upon a Spot of Ground where only one grew before ; would deferve better of Mankind, and do more efiemial Service to his Country, than the whole Race of Politicians put together. THE Learning...
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The Miscellaneous Works of the Late Dr. Arbuthnot, Volume 1

John Arbuthnot - English literature - 1751
...P. 129. And that whoever-could make two Ears of Corn, or two B!ades-of Grafs, -to grow upon a '.Spot of Ground, where only one grew before, would deferve better of Mankind, and do more effectual Servicfe to his Country, than the whole Race of Politicians put together." Thefe,...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...And he gave it tor his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grafs, to grow upon a fpot of ground where only one grew before, would deferve better of mankind, and do more eflential fervice to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together. he would...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 4

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761
...And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grafs, to grow upon a fpot of ground where only one grew before, would deferve better ofman» kind, and do more etTential fervice to his country, than the whole race of politicians put...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth, Deane Swift - 1768
...And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grafs, to grow upon a fpot of ground where only one grew before, would deferve better of mankind, and do more cflential fervice to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together. . The...
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Miscellaneous Works of the Late Dr. Arbuthnot, Volume 1

John Arbuthnot - 1770
...Cafe: P. i29. And that whoever could make Two Ears of Corn, or Two Blades of Grafs, to grow upon a Spot of Ground, where only One grew before, would deferve better of Mankind, and do more effectual Service to his Country, than the whole Race of Politicians put together." Thefe,...
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Essays from The Batchelor, in Prose and Verse by the Authors of the Epistle ...

Jeoffrey Wagstaffe - 1773
...Doctor Swift's opinion, " that whoever !** could make two ears of corn, or two blades •*' of grafs to grow upon a fpot of ground "*' where only one grew before, would deferve •" better of mankind that the whole race off •" politicians." This Mr. Baker can effect, my lord ; but what infinitely...
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The Batchelor: Or Speculations of Jeoffry Wagstaffe, Esq, Volume 3

1773 - 359 pages
...Doctor Swift's opinion, -" that whoever «' could make two ears of corn, or two blades of " grafs to grow upon a fpot of ground where only " one grew before, would deferve better of man" kind than the whole race of politicians." This Mr. Baker can effect, my lord; but what infinitely...
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Essays Relating to Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Volume 1

James Anderson - Agriculture - 1777
...And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two cars of corn, or two blades of grafs, to grow upon a fpot of ground, where only one grew before, would deferve better of mankind, and do more eifcntial fervice to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together. S\vii"r....
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