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    As our fathers said, you can tell a ripe corn by its look.

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    A township where one primitive forest waves above while another primitive forest rots below,--such a town is fitted to raise not only corn and potatoes, but poets and philosophers for the coming ages. In such a soil grew Homer and Confucius and the rest, and out of such a wilderness comes the Reformer eating locusts and wild honey.

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    a windy March is lucky. Every pint of March dust brings a peck of September corn, and a pound of October cotton.

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    A woman brought her child with an abscess in the lower part of the back, and offered as much corn as she could carry for some medicine; we administered to it of course very cheerfully.

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    But let the good old corn adorn The hills our fathers trod; Still let us, for his golden corn, Send up our thanks to God!

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    Candy corn. For Halloween that is my favorite candy, but it doesn't come around that often and I like that.

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    Constable himself knew the value of such studies, for he rarely parted with them. He used to say of his studies and pictures that he had no objection to part with the corn, but not with the field that grew it.

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    Come in early, so there'll be time to pop corn,' Mrs. Ray said. If she mentioned popping corn, they always came in early. So she usually mentioned it.

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    Corn is an efficient way to get energy calories off the land and soybeans are an efficient way of getting protein off the land, so we've designed a food system that produces a lot of cheap corn and soybeans resulting in a lot of cheap fast food.

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    Corn is a necessary, silver is only a superfluity.

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    Corn is the leading food and feed crop of the United States in geographic range of production, acreage, and quantity of product. The vital importance of a large acreage of this crop, properly cared for, therefore, is obvious.

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    Corn is a greedy crop, as farmers will tell you.

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    Education that consists in learning things and not the meaning of them is feeding upon the husks and not the corn

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    Cracker Jacks don't count as junk food because they're corn and peanuts, which we know to be high in nutrition. And they have a prize inside.

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    Fear is a strange soil. It grows obedience like corn, which grow in straight lines to make weeding easier. But sometimes it grows the potatoes of defiance, which flourish underground.

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    Grilling outside with my parents at the Jersey shore. We would grill lobster and corn in the summer.

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    For me, closing libraries is the equivalent of eating your seed corn to save a little money.

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    From cheesecake on a stick to meat skewers to deep-fried bananas on a stick - there are no plates anymore. In Los Angeles, everything has become a corn dog. Actually, corn dogs still work. But most other food should be stickless.

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    Growing corn, which from a biological perspective had always been a process of capturing sunlight to turn into food, has in no small measure become a process of converting fossil fuels into food.

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    Heap high the farmer's wintry hoard! Heap high the golden corn! No richer gift has Autumn poured From out her lavish horn!

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    Here's the irony of this moment on Smackdown: Jimmy crack corn and I DO care.

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    I believe in the forest, and in the meadow, and in the night in which the corn grows.

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    Her hair that lay along her back Was yellow like ripe corn.

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    I don't mind parting with the corn, but not with the field in which it was raised.

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    I know I can do it," Todd Downey said, helping himself to another ear of corn from the steaming bowl. "I'm sure that in time her death will be a mystery, even to me.

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    If you could eat portions of pine trees, you could eliminate corn in many ways.

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    If you're Mejicana or Mejicano and don't know who Pedro Infante is, you should be tied to a hot stove with yucca rope and beaten with sharp dry corn husks as you stand in a vat of soggy fideos.

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    I have a corn creamer that I love. It extracts pulp and juice from kernels, and I simmer that down into a creamed corn that has an almost mashed potato-like consistency. I add butter and hit it with chopped fresh chives at the end for an accent of color.

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    If health and a fair day smile upon me, I am a very good fellow; if a corn trouble my toe, I am sullen, out of humor, and inaccessible.

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    I had to drive to Minneapolis once, and went on a back road just to see the country. But there was nothing to see. It's just flat and hot, and full of corn and soybeans and hogs. Every once in a while you come across a farm or some dead little town where the liveliest thing is the flies.

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    I have a love affair with tomatoes and corn. I remember them from my childhood. I only had them in the summer. They were extraordinary.

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    In addition to contributing to erosion, pollution, food poisoning, and the dead zone, corn requires huge amounts of fossil fuel - it takes a half gallon of fossil fuel to produce a bushel of corn.

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    I love to study the many things that grow below the corn stalks and bring them back to the studio to study the color. If one could only catch that true color of nature - the very thought of it drives me mad.

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    I maintain that the existing corn laws are bad, because they have given a monopoly of food to the landed interest over every other class and over every other interest in the kingdom.

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    I'm a sucker for corn rows and manicured toes.

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    I'm suggesting that criminalizing chemically fertilized grass in favor of unnaturally-fed corn is not a rational trade off.

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    I started selling corn dogs, ended up in the music industry. That's how it all started.

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    In judgement be ye not too confident, Even as a man who will appraise his corn When standing in a field, ere it is ripe.

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    In the Depression we had to divert corn acreage.

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    It's true that I did get the girl, but then my grandfather always said, Even a blind chicken finds a few grains of corn now and then.

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    I think [Ann Coulter] understands that, she's Pavlov's dog. She gets the corn kernel if she hits that drum once in a while.

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    It was necessary to have an even depth of corn on the top compared to the sides, so the air would not take the easiest route and not evenly dry the stored corn.

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    I was wearing corn plasters above and below my toes and taping my ankles twice.

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    I've heard there are vegan corn dogs - I don't know if that's true but, jeez, I'd love to eat one of them.

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    Marijuana has become like currency. Anytime you grow a crop like marijuana, or wheat, or corn, or anything that people consume on a daily basis, you're [getting] into a huge economic area.

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    I will undertake to prove that the present corn laws have been detrimental to the public, without being beneficial to the agricultural interest.

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    Liberals have one solution for every economic issue; eat the seed corn.

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    Kansas had better stop raising corn and begin raising hell.

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    Let us now peruse our ancient authors, for out of the old fields must come the new corn.

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    Libraries are the vessels in which the seed corn for the future is stored.