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" The old proverb or adage, which states that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where one grew before is a public benefactor... "
Doing Us Good and Plenty - Side 18
av Charles Edward Russell - 1914 - 172 sider
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The new Aberystwyth guide

Thomas Jeffery Llewelyn Prichard - 1824
...Masters. Mr. Johnes was a benefactor to the country in the largest sense of the word. A Philosopher has said, that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is greater than the greatest hero : if this be true, Mr. Johnes must rank before...
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British Farmer's Magazine, Volum 1

1837
...necessity, or urged by avarice and pride. I think that it is the celebrated Arthur Young who says, that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where one only stood before, is a meritorious character; and surely the intelligent, liberal-minded agriculturist,...
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Connecticut Common School Journal and Annals of Education, Volumer 1-4

Henry Barnard - 1839
...consideration, compared with the actual valuó of the accommodations thus provided. It has been justly said that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where one grew before, is a benefactor of his race. In a how much higher sense can this be said, of those who...
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Bob Norberry; or, Sketches from the note book of an Irish reporter, ed. by ...

Bob Norberry (fict.name.) - 1846 - 360 sider
...burning of lime, and collecting of manure in pits made outside of your cow-houses., It has been truly said that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is a benefactor to his country ; but by those means you will make plenty of grass...
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The American Stranger's Guide to London and Liverpool at Table: How to Dine ...

1859 - 68 sider
...equal to oysters. MORAL. It is now a received aphorism, in this age of progress and reconstruction, that the man who makes two blades of grass grow, where one only grew before, is a benefactor to mankind ; surely, then, it will be readily conceded, that if the...
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The St. James's Magazine, Volum 1

1861
...Monarch who has invariably supported the working man's rights and cared for his well-being. It has been said that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one did before deserves well of his country : if my plan should at any time be carried out by...
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Discourses on Various Occasions

Hyacinthe Loyson - 1869 - 198 sider
...that of the conqueror. [Applause.] What you must tell your children — I speak to you, mothers— is that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where one grew before, has done more for mankind than the victor of twenty battles ; that they should respect...
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Nowadays: or, Courts, courtiers, churchmen, Garibaldians, lawyers ..., Volum 2

John Richard Digby Beste - 1870
...The fine arts. — Masons. — Carpenters. — Deserters. — The gaol-birds. — Prospects of Italy. IT is said that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is a benefactor to mankind. What then do you, reader, think of one who made grass...
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The Phrenological Journal and Life Illustrated, Volumer 50-51

1870
...Association in this city others are to speak to-night. I can only remark that if it has been justly said that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where but one grew before is a public benefactor, how much nobler the glory of him who rescues one tempted...
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the country gentleman's magazine

simpkim marshall & co - 1871
...increased, and the yield per acre, in many instances, cannot be very considerably altered. It has been said that the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is to be looked upon as a public benefactor. And so he is. And we may, regarding...
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