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" ... who plants an oak looks forward to future ages, and plants for posterity. Nothing can be less selfish than this. He cannot expect to sit in its shade, nor enjoy its shelter ; but he exults in the idea, that the acorn which he has buried in the earth... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 94
1822
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The Popular Educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 12

Geography - 1867
...acorn which he has buried ш the earth shall grow up into a lofty tree, and shall keep on flourishin?, and increasing, and benefiting mankind, long after...he shall have ceased to tread his paternal fields. " Lively." How does the water come down at Lodoro P Here it comes sparkling, And there it lies darkling;...
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Bracebridge Hall; Or, The Humorists, Volume 1

Washington Irving - England - 1822 - 404 pages
...that the acorn which he has buried in the earth shall grow up into a lofty pile, and shall keep on flourishing, and increasing, and benefiting mankind,...worldliness. As the leaves of trees are said to absorb all noxious qualities of the air, and to breathe forth a purer atmosphere, so it seems to me as if they...
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The Album, Volumes 1-2

1822
...that the acorn which he has buried in the earth, shall grow up into a lofty pile, and shall keep on flourishing, and increasing, and benefiting mankind,...worldliness. As the leaves of trees are said to absorb all noxious qualities of the air, and to breathe forth a purer atmosphere, so it seems to me as if they...
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The Album, Volume 1

Great Britain - 1822
...that the acorn which he has buried in the earth, shall grow up into a lofty pile, and shall keep on flourishing, and increasing, and benefiting mankind, long after he shall have ceased to tread his par temal fields. Indeed, it is the nature of such occupations to lift the thoughts above mere \vorkllincss....
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...that the acorn which he has buried in the earth shall grow up into a lofty pile, and shall keep on flourishing, and increasing, and benefiting mankind,...Indeed, it is the nature of such occupations to lift the thought above mere worldliness. As the leaves of trees are said to absorb all noxious qualities of...
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Bracebridge Hall; Or, The Humorists. A Medley, Volume 1

Washington Irving - American literature - 1835
...that the acorn which he has buried in the earth shall grow up into a lofty pile, and shall keep on flourishing, and increasing, and benefiting mankind,...worldliness. As the leaves of trees are said to absorb all noxious qualities of the air, and to breathe forth a purer atmosphere, so it seems to me as if they...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 480 pages
...that the acorn which he has buried in the earth shall grow up into a lofty pile, and shall keep on flourishing, and increasing, and benefiting mankind,...Indeed, it is the nature of such occupations to lift the thought above mere worldliness. As the leaves of trees are said" to absorb all noxious qualities of...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1835
...that the acorn which he has buried in the earth, shall grow up into a lofty pile, and shall keep on flourishing, and increasing, and benefiting mankind,...it is the nature of such occupations, to lift the thought above mere worldliness. As the leaves of trees are said to absorb all noxious qualities of...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1835
...acorn which he has buried in the earth, shall grow up into a lofty pile, and shall keep on nourishing, and increasing, and benefiting mankind, long after...it is the nature of such occupations, to lift the thought above mere worldliness. As the leaves of trees are said to absorb all noxious qualities of...
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Washington Irving - American literature - 1835
...that the acorn which he has buried in the earth shall grow up into a lofty pile, and shall keep on flourishing, and increasing, and benefiting mankind,...tread his paternal fields. Indeed, it is the nature of auch occupations to lift the thoughts above mere worldliness. As the leaves of trees are said to absorb...
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