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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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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - English wit and humor - 1998 - 381 pages
...We are usually the best men when in the worst health. 3396 English As old as the itch. 3397 English A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. 3398 English One of these days is none of these days. 3399 English There is but an hour a day between...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...man hears another praised, he feels himself injured. 9125 English As old as the itch. 9126 English e dark. 10168 Antony and Cleopatra My resolutlon's placed, and I 9127 English One of these days is none of these days. 9128 English Don't fall before you're pushed....
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Great Word Search Puzzles for Kids

Mark Danna - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1999 - 96 pages
...indigo snake. 90 EAN/A S (fo AL rXE R) NEST) Oh boy, what a bunch of boys' names! 52. GARDEN PARTY ''A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds." — by Mother Goose Other round things are wheels, bubbles, polka dots, pies, scoops of ice cream,...
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Benjamin Franklin and His Gods

Kerry S. Walters - History - 1999 - 213 pages
...Jane Mecom, 16 September 1758, Papers, vol. 8, p. 155. In it, Franklin refers to the children's verse "A Man of Words and not of Deeds / Is like a Garden full of Weeds." This is his gloss: 'Tis a pity that Good Works among some sorts of People are so little Valued, and...
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A Classified Collection of Tamil Proverbs

Herman Jensen - Social Science - 2000 - 499 pages
...not fill the belly." 2348. Gf&siiLD <?u#0f0u> eu&ieneuQear. He is quite a aero in talk and abuse. " A man of words and not of deeds, is like a garden full of weeds. For when the weeds begin to grow, then doth the garden overflow." 2349. nL<Bf nr**ir<L *$&<$ ^<swn...
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The Bright Boys: A History of Townsend Harris High School

Eileen F. Lebow - Education - 2000 - 227 pages
...direct, and the ability to execute." Herman Wouk had a respectable number of credits and this tribute: "A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds." Even in 1930 that was a put-down that called for redress, even in math class. The astonished Hurwitz...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 580 pages
...Words may be deeds. Aesop, ?6th century вс, The Trumpeter Taken Prisoner', in Fables (trans.) 6:2 A man of words and not of deeds / Is like a garden full of weeds. Anonymous, Mother Goose nursery rhymes 6:3 The human tongue is a furnace in which the temper of our...
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Facilitation Made Easy: Practical Tips to Improve Meetings & Workshops

Esther Cameron - Business & Economics - 2001 - 161 pages
...explain what happens now that the workshop is over? Any other comments? 106 CHAPTER 8 Worked case studies A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. English proverb Theory without practice is of little use in business. Just as a man of words and not...
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Charles Carroll of Carrollton: Faithful Revolutionary

Scott McDermott - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 352 pages
...books naturally found its outlet in writing. Franklin said that the colonists had inverted the rhyme, A Man of Words and not of Deeds, Is like a Garden full of Weeds to read A Man of Deeds and not of Words Is like a Garden full of "I have forgot the rhyme," Franklin...
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The Bookstore Mouse

Peggy Christian - Juvenile Fiction - 2002 - 144 pages
...small friend? There is an old English . . . uh . . . hootmalalie . . . you know, a proverb, that says 'A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.' Well, I have been overrun with words too long, and they always get the better of me." I sighed. It...
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