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they do not give free seeds but I contend that the farmer of to-day is too intellectual to be affected by the "free offers" or the marvelous pictures of mammoth vegetation that can only be grown in the fertile mind of the artist who illustrates the ad.

A plain statement of facts, backed by a reputation such as Burpee & others enjoy is sufficient and it does not cast any reflection on the intelligence of the farmer as do those 
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