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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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Tit-bits from All the Most Interesting Books, Periodicals and ..., Volume 1

Celebrities - 1881
...RHYMES. THE higher the plum tree, the riper the plum ; The richer the cobbler, the blacker his thumb. A man of words, and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. Pay what you owe, And what you're worth you'll know. He that by the plough would thrive, Himself must...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 7

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1882
...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 full of weeds." It is pity that good works, among some sorts of people, are so little valued, and good words admired...
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Home Lesson Books

John Heywoods - 1883
...sat around the fire. Three shillings was all the money I had. Some boys easily forget their duty. " A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds." Whang, the miller, was very avaricious. The King advanced, having collected an army. Ex. 32. Parse...
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Brave Men and Women: Their Struggles, Failures and Triumphs

Osgood Eaton Fuller - Biography - 1884 - 512 pages
...threadbare, it is an easy thing to. pick a hole in it. Good advice is poor food for a hungry family. " A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds." Lend me a bit of string to tie up the traces, and find fault with my old harness when I get home. Help...
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Genealogical Records of Thomas Burnham, the Emigrant: Who was Among the ...

Roderick Henry Burnham - Hartford (Conn.) - 1884 - 292 pages
...is no date) : Labour for learning before tliou art old, For learning is beter then Silver or Gold ; A man of words — and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. In Memory of Mr. Phineas son of Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Mary Bnrnham (No. 22), who died trynmphingly, in...
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The universal instructor, or, Self-culture for all, Volume 2

Ward, Lock and co, ltd - 1884
...analysis there are several methods of arrangement, but the most convenient, perhaps, is tabulation. 1. " A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds." Old rhyme. And does not belong to the enlargement, but joins the terms (2) and (3), which are co-ordinate...
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A Manual of the English Grammar and Language for Self-help

Lucy Toulmin Smith - English language - 1885 - 163 pages
...analysis there are Beveral methods of arrangement, but the most convenient, perhaps, is tabulation. i 1. " A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds."—Old rhyme. And does not belong to the enlargement, but joins the terms (2) and (3), which...
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The Nursery Rhymes of England

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Bedtime stories (rhyming) - 1886 - 333 pages
...sevrntecnth ci-oturv, but unfurtuuately it is Ğeareely adapted for the "ears polite" of modern days.] A MAN of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden...snow; And when the snow begins to fall, It's like n bird upon the wall ; And when the bird away does fly, It's like nn eagle in the sky; LXXXIX. And...
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Genealogy of the Rodman Family, 1620-1886

Charles Henry Jones - Barbados - 1886 - 287 pages
...minister of the Society of Friends. Tradition says that a memorable^sermon of his was upon this text: " A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds." They had ten children. 43. WALTER RODMAN, physician, b. Aug. 13, 1719 ; d. July 20, 1753 ; m. April...
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Proverbs, Maxims, and Phrases of All Ages: Classified ..., Volumes 1-2

Maxims - 1887 - 602 pages
...nothing. 46. A man must plough with such oxen as he hath. 47. A man must take as the spoon gives. Ger. 48. A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds. 49. A man should take as companion one older than himself. - Wolofs (Africa). 50. A man should never...
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