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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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Short studies: the Gospels

John Smith - Bible - 1901 - 254 pages
...Him, let your answer be, " Here am I, send me." There is something for every one to do. Remember " A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds." For there is no truth more important to learn than this, that to admire what is right is one thing,...
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Proverb Lore: Many Sayings, Wise Or Otherwise, on Many Subjects, Gleaned ...

Frederick Edward Hulme - Proverbs - 1902 - 269 pages
...the value of the caution that " In lavishing words one wears out ideas." An old rhyme hath it that " A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds," and a grave old writer advises us on this that " The way of God's commandments is more in doing than in...
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The Comprehensive Method of Teaching Reading

Emma K. Gordon - Readers (Primary) - 1902
...then another, And the highest wall is made. One flake and then another, And the deepest snow is laid. 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." shining dancing fairy break Children,...
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The Heart of Oak Books: Rhymes, jingles, and fables

Charles Eliot Norton - Readers - 1903
...looked round, and found that the Ape had used the time to crack the nuts and eat them. A MAN OF WORDS. A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. London bridge is broken down, Dance over my Lady Lee; London bridge is broken down, With a gay lady....
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Englisches Lesebuch

Wilhelm Viëtor - 1904 - 294 pages
...deeds, 30 Is like a garden full of weeds; Viëtor u. Dörr, engl. Lesebuch. Unterstufe.^ 7. Aufl. 2 And when the weeds begin to grow It's like a garden...snow begins to fall, It's like a bird upon the wall ; 5 And when the bird away does fly, It's like an eagle in the sky ; And when the sky begins to roar,...
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Useful Instruction (In Matters Religious, Moral and Other.)

Motilal M. Munshi - 1904
...* From Indian Wisdom by Hunicr Williams, It is better to Jo well than to say well. —MORAL MAXIM. A man of words, and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. The only things in which we can be said to have any property, are our actions. Our thoughts may be...
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Correspondence and miscellaneous writings, 1753-1763

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1904
...plants; 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 a pity that good works, among some sorts of people, are so little valued, and good words admired...
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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin: 1750-1759

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1905 - 483 pages
...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." I mean seemingly pious discourses, instead of humane benevolent actions. Those they almost put out...
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Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society

Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society - Cheshire (England) - 1906
...Learning is there to make their living on. An earlier Henry Holcroft, in 1742, recorded in it that A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds. A still earlier possessor used Shelton's zeiglographic or shorthand, and lets us know that on August...
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Dictation Day by Day: A Modern Speller

Kate Van Wagenen - Spellers - 1909
...El'len sev'en ty soap brush comb store water keep tree PROVERBS AND MAXIMS A stitch in time saves nine. A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. A kindly act is a kernel sown That will grow to a goodly tree. A bird in the hand is worth two in the...
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