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" ... spontaneously; but if a man plants ten of them in his lifetime, which he may do in about an hour, he will as completely fulfil his duty to his own and future generations, as the native of our less temperate climate can do by ploughing in the cold... "
Medical Extracts: On the Nature of Health, with Practical Observations and ... - Side 468
1796
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The book of trees

Book - 1837
...propagated with so much ease, that "If A man plant ten trees in his life-time, which he may do in one hour, he will as completely fulfil his duty to his own and future generations, as the native of our less temperate climate can do, by ploughing in the cold Winter, and reaping in the Summer's heat, as...
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A narrative of the mutiny on board his majesty's ship Bounty

William Bligh - 1838
...The tree which produces it does not indeed shoot up spontaneously ; but, if a man plants ten of them in his life-time, which he may do in about an hour,...his own and future generations as the native of our less temperate climate can do by ploughing in the cold winter, and reaping in the summer's heat, as...
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The Wonders of Nature and Art: Comprising Upwards of Three Hundred of the ...

Joseph Taylor - 1838 - 568 sider
...which produces it does not indeed grow spontaneously; but if a man plants ten of them in his life time, which he may do in about an hour, he will as completely...own and future generations,- as the native of our less temperate climate can do by ploughing in the cold of winter, and reaping in the summer's heat,...
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The Voyages of Captain James Cook: Illustrated with Maps and Numerous ...

James Cook - 1842
...the tree which produces it does not indeed shoot up spontaneously ; but if a man plants ten of them in his lifetime, which he may do in about an hour,...his duty to his own and future generations as the natives of our less temperate climate can do by ploughing in the cold of winter, and reaping in the...
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Instructive Extracts, Comprising Religious and Moral Instruction, Natural ...

1843
...words of Captain Cook, "if a man plant but ten trees in his whole lifetime" (and that he may do in an hour), " he will as completely fulfil his duty to his own, and to future generations, as the natives of our less temperate climate can do, by ploughing in the winter's...
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The Complete Confectioner, Pastry-cook, and Baker: Plain and Practical ...

Eleanor Parkinson - 1844 - 154 sider
...description of its advantages is amusing, but extravagant. He says, "if a man plants ten bread fruit trees in his lifetime, which he may do in about an hour,...his duty to his own and future generations, as the natives of our less temperate climate can by ploughing in the cold winter, and reaping in the summer's...
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The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar ...

Georg Hartwig - 1871 - 761 sider
...though the tree which produces it does not grow spontaneously, yet, if a man plants but ten of them in his lifetime, which he may do in about an hour, he will, as Cook remarks, " as completely fulfil his duty to his own and future generations, as the native of our...
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The national reading books, adapted to the government code. adapted ..., Bind 6

National reading books - 1872
...words of Captain Cook, "if a man plant but ten trees in his whole lifetime " (and that he may do in an hour), " he will as completely fulfil his duty to his own, and to future generations, as the natives of our less temperate climate can do, by ploughing in the winter's...
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Tales of adventure, selected from Ballantyne's miscellany, Bind 423

Robert Michael Ballantyne - 1873
...this tree Cook says that it does not indeed shoot up spontaneously, but if a man plants ten of them in his lifetime, which he may do in about an hour, he will sufficiently fulfil his duty to his own and to future generations. True, the bread-fruit is not always...
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The Remote Antiquity of Man Not Proven: Primeval Man Not a Savage

B. C. Y. - 1882 - 191 sider
...which produces it, he adds, does not indeed shoot up spontaneously ; but if a man plants ten of them in his lifetime, which he may do in about an hour,...his duty to his own and future generations as the natives of our climate can do by ploughing in the cold of " " 7—2 winter and reaping in the summer...
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