From the writings of the late William Jennings Bryan, renowned American lawyer/orator, come these words:
In Cairo, I secured a few grains of wheat that had slumbered for more than thirty centuries in an Egyptian tomb. As I looked at them, this thought came to my mind: If, three thousand years ago, just one of those grains had been planted on the banks of the Nile, and all its lineal descendants had been planted and replanted from that time until now, its progeny would today be sufficiently numerous to feed the teeming millions of the world. An unbroken chain of life connects the earliest grains of wheat with the grains we sow and reap. There is in the grain…
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