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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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Aunt Tabitha's Trial: A Story

Lina Orman Cooper - 1888 - 288 pages
...suddenly and catching the look on her friend's face. " Baby can't — and Aunt Tabitha won'C • . "A man of words, and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of seeds. A man of deeds, and not of words, Is like a dish of cream and curds.' " A very ancient jingle,...
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A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch

Charles Mackay - English language - 1888 - 398 pages
...man may woo where he will, but wed where his wierd is. A man may be kind and gi'e little o' his gear. A man of words and not of deeds, is like a garden fu' of weeds.] A man is well or wae, as he thinks himself sae. A man has nae mair goods than he gets...
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A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter on the Poetry ...

Charles Mackay - English language - 1888 - 398 pages
...bleed. A man may be kind and gi'e little o' his gear. A man is well or wae, as he thinks himself sae. A man of words and not of deeds, is like a garden fu' of weeds. A man has nae mair goods than he gets good of. A misty morning may be a clear day. A...
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A Hand-book of Proverbs: Comprising an Entire Republication of Ray's ...

Henry George Bohn - Proverbs - 1888 - 583 pages
...fortune call !:;:.. out. A man of straw is worth a woman of gold, 44. A man of strange kidney, 167. A man of words and not of deeds, is like a garden fall of weeds, 195. A man surprised is half beaten. A man that breaks his word, bids others be false...
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The Salt-cellars: Being a Collection of Proverbs, Together with ..., Volume 1

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - Proverbs - 1889 - 334 pages
...snow. Erskine, in comparing himself to his pipe, says : — " Thou'rt even such, Gone with a touch." A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds. A man who can do everything can do nothing. A man who does nothing never has time to do anything. If...
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Bepler's Handy Manual of Knowledge and Useful Information

David Bepler - Curiosities and wonders - 1890 - 284 pages
...workmen. A good wife and health are a man's best wealth. A man can never thrive who has a wasteful wife. A man of words, and not of deeds, is like a garden full of weeds. A lass that has many wooers oft fares the worst. A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning....
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Verse and Prose for Beginners in Reading: Selected from English and American ...

Children - 1893 - 98 pages
...thinks its wool heavy. A little leak will sink a great ship. A living dog is better than a dead lion. A man of words, and not of deeds, is like a garden full of weeds. A man's house is his castle. A miss is as good as a mile. A penny for your thought. A penny saved is...
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Proceedings and Committee Reports

American Association of Railroad Superintendents - Railroads - 1896
...recollections of my schoolboy days is a rhyme in one of the old readers, something to the effect that "A man of words and not of deeds, is like a garden full of weeds" At that time I did not understand what it meant. I knew what a garden full of weeds meant, and it was...
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John Ploughman's Talk: Or, Plain Advice for Plain People

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - Conduct of life - 1896 - 234 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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The Practical Speller for Lower Grades: Designed to Present, as Nearly as ...

William Clayton Jacobs, Virginia C. Piper - Spellers - 1897 - 96 pages
...PRACTICAL SPELLEB. 36. Dictation. Bain, rain, go away, Come again another day, Little Johnny wants to play. A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds. 40. (Copy and put the right word in the right place.) see sea, I wish you could the . You can ships...
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