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" A MAN of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds... "
The Nursery Rhyme Book - Page 79
edited by - 1897 - 288 pages
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The Motley Book: A Series of Tales and Sketches

Cornelius Mathews - American fiction - 1838 - 190 pages
...selections an air of greater sententiousness and profundity, as in the following scrap of shrewd rhyme : " A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds: And when the weeds begin to grow, He's like a garden full of snow, *fec. At Eastchester, a spruce, spare man in a fur cap, with a large...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 7

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1840
...you may remember an ancient poet, whose works we have all studied and copied at school long ago. " A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden lull of weeds." It is pity that good works, among some sorts of people, are so little valued, and good...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages ...

Percy Society - English literature - 1841
...scarcely adapted for the "ears polite" of modern days. See also MS. Sloane, 406, where it is also quoted.] A MAN of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds ; And when the weeds begin to grow, It 's like a garden full of snow ; And when the snow begins to fall, It 's like a bird upon the wall...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages ...

Percy Society - English literature - 1841
...scarcely adapted for the "cars polite" of modern days. See also MS. Sloane, 406, where it is also quoted.] A MAN of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds ; And when the weeds begin to grow, It 's like a garden full of snow ; And when the snow begins to fall, It 's like a bird upon the wall...
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The Early Naval Ballads of England, Issue 2

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Ballads, English - 1841 - 144 pages
...modern days. See also MS. Sloane, 406, where it is also quoted.] And when the weeds begin to grow, It 's like a garden full of snow ; And when the snow begins to fall, It 's like a bird upon the wall : And when the bird away does fly, It 's like an eagle in the sky ;...
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The Children's Magazine and Missionary Repository, Volume 11

Children's literature - 1848
...it will be a great advantage. Besides, to say and not perform, is sinful. There is a proverb — " A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds." From Preston J. came to Lancaster by the railway, and it was a very delightful ride, for the sun shone...
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The Nursery Rhymes of England: Obtained Principally from Oral Tradition

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Nursery rhymes - 1843 - 259 pages
...seventeenth century, but unfortunately it is scarcely adapted for the "ears polite" of modern days.] A MAN of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full...garden full of snow ; And when the snow begins to fall, It.' s like a bird upon the wall ; And when the bird away does fly, It's like an eagle in the sky ;...
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A Juvenile Guide, or manual of good manners ... By Lovers of Youth

GUIDE - 1844 - 131 pages
...passes for wisdom. 20. Be careful not to promise more, nor boast of more than you can perform. For, " A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds ; " Wherein no fruits or flowers grow, But such as are both mean and low. 21. " Put not your hand to...
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The Columbian Magazine, Volumes 3-4

American periodicals - 1845
...children was promoted by having daily placed before them such excellent and saving truths as these : ' A man of words and not of deeds, is like a garden ruU c! weeds.' ' Xerxes, the great did die, and so must you and I.' ' Young Obadias, David and Josias,...
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The Book of Nursery Rhymes Complete: From the Creation of the World to the ...

Nursery rhymes - 1846 - 252 pages
...seventeenth century, but unfortunately it is scarcely adapted for the " ears polite " of modern days.]. ' A MAN of words and not of deeds / Is like a garden full of weeds ; And when the weeds begin to grow, It 's like a garden full of snow ; And when the snow begins to fall, It 's like a bird upon the wall...
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