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" And, he gave it for his opinion, that, whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole... "
The British Essayists - Page 277
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Travels into several remote nations of the world, by Lemuel Gulliver

Jonathan Swift - 1742
...with fome : other obvious Topics, which are not worth confidering. And, he. gave it for 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,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift - 1743
...with fome other obvious Topicks which are not worth confidering. And, he gave it for 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...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...caufes; with fome other obvious topics, which are not worth confidering. 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...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 4

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761
...; with fome other obvious topics, which are not worth confidering. 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,...
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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
...; with fome other obvious topics, which are not worth confidering. 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...
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Miscellaneous Works of the Late Dr. Arbuthnot, Volume 1

John Arbuthnot - 1770
...is meant by Secrets of Stafe, where an Enemy, or fomeEival Nation are not in the 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,...
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Essays from The Batchelor, in Prose and Verse by the Authors of the Epistle ...

Jeoffrey Wagstaffe - 1773
...noble fyftem of attraction on obferving an «pple fall to the ground. It is 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...
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The Batchelor: Or Speculations of Jeoffry Wagstaffe, Esq, Volume 3

1773 - 359 pages
...noble fyftem of attraction on obferving an apple fall to the ground. It is 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...
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The Mirror: A Periodical Paper, Pub. at Edinburgh in the Years ..., Volume 2

Henry Mackenzie - Periodicals - 1781
...SATURDAY, July 24. 1779. To the AUTHoR of the MIRRoR. Duke et decorum eji pro p atria mori. HOR. S i R, IT has always been a favourite opinion with me, "...whoever could make two ears " of corn, or two blades of grafs grow upon " a fpot of ground, where only one grew be*' fore, would deferve better of mankind,...
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Modern Agriculture, Or, The Present State of Husbandry in Great ..., Volume 4

James Donaldson - Agriculture - 1796 - 3 pages
...laudable of all purfuits, that of the improvement of their eftates ; who, who, agreeing with Swift, " 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...
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