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The Georgics

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GEORGIC I

What makes the cornfield smile; beneath what star
Maecenas, it is meet to turn the sod
Or marry elm with vine; how tend the steer;
What pains for cattle-keeping, or what proof
Of patient trial serves for thrifty bees;-
Such are my themes.
O universal lights
Most glorious! ye that lead the gliding year
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thomas provinsal 18 September 2020
Where does Virgil describe the farmer planting trees for his sons to harvest though he may not himself see the fruit?
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