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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 Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...You may remember an antient 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 full of weeds.• " In the conclusion of this playful and yet earnest and affectionate letter, he does not forget his...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1888
...youngsters. I ventare to think there is a slight degree more of coherence and sequence in the setting :— A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds ; He's like a garden full of snow ; When the weeds begin to grow, When the enow begins to melt, He...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volume 4

Robert Kemp Philp
...wife well will'd. Women must have their wills while they live, because they make none when they die. A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. As your wedding-ring wears, your cares will wear away. Never sigh, but send. ypeud not where you may...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 45

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1852
...exercise of that performance, as nt present understood, if they were permitted to learn by heart that A man of words, and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. There is a remarkable and profhqtic intimation of the condition of reland question in the following...
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Dictionnaire de la sagesse populaire, recueil d'apophthegmes, axiomes [&c.]

Louis Pierre F. Adolphe Chesnel de la Charbouclais (marq. de.) - 1853
...ANGLAIS. 1. A wavering man islike a skain of silk. L'homme irrésolu ressemble à un écheveau de soie. 2. A man of words and not of deeds, is like a garden full of weeds. Un homme qui promet beaucoup et qui ne tient rien, ressemble h un jardin où il ne croît que de mauvaises...
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The nursery rhymes of England, ed. by J.O. Halliwell

James Orchard Halliwell- Phillipps - 1853
...penknife in your heart ; And when your heart begins to bleed, You're dead, and dead, and dead, indeed. xc. 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. xci. IF you sneeze on Monday, you...
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Dictionnaire de la sagesse populaire: recueil moral d'apophthegmes, axiomes ...

Adolphe marquis de Chesnel - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1855
...ANGLAIS. 1. A wavering man isiike a skain of silk. L'homme irrésolu ressemble à un écheveau de soie. 2. -même par sa propre suite, et porte dans son éternelle durée Un homme qui promet beaucoup et qui ne tient rien, ressemble à un jardin où il ne croît que de mauvaises...
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The English Speller: Carefully Arranged in Progressive Order, and on ...

David Price - Spellers - 1858 - 160 pages
...ki ah Ne he mi ah El ea zar Eb e ne zer Jer e mi ah Zeph a ni ah Am a zi ah Al ex an der An a ni as A man of words, and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. Females. Grace Jane Rose Eve Hope Faith Ruth Ann A' d* Ida RAo da Mar tha Em ma *Ce Ha Delia An na...
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The Nursery Rhymes of England

Nursery rhymes, English - 1858 - 333 pages
...penknife in your heart ; And when your heart begins to bleed, You're dead, and dead, and dead, indeed. xc. 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. xci. IF you sneeze on Monday, you...
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The Sunday scholar's companion. Vol.5-[10. Imperf.].

Church of England sunday school institute - 1862
...flowers which might thrive if the soil were free. There is an old saying, and a very true one j — " A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds." For too much talking prevents his doing. But how are we to get rid of the weeds, or prevent their growing...
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