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I then turned back to the ads and found that of W. Atlee Burpee & Co and what a relief. Instead of a "pictured" wagon load of monstrous sized vegetables or an offer of enough "Free seeds" to plant a 10 acre truck garden there was only the plain, unvarnished expression "Burpee Seeds Grow" and that was enough.

Now it is not for me to say that these other ads are not bonefide or that 
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