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  • AGRICULTURE
  • Who can cease to admire
    The ploughman consul in his coarse attire?
    DRYDEN
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  • AGRICULTURE
  • Who hath a ploughland casts all his seed corn there,
    And yet allows his ground more corn to bear.
    JOHN DONNE
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  • AGRICULTURE
  • Wilt thou repine
    To labour for thyself? and rather chuse
    To lie supinely, hoping heaven will bless
    Thy slighted fruits, and give thee bread unearned?
    JOHN PHILIPS
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  • AGRICULTURE
  • With superior boon may your rich soil
    Exuberant nature's better blessings pour
    O'er every land, the naked nations clothe,
    And be th' exhaustless granary of a world.
    THOMSON
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  • AGRICULTURE
  • Yet then this little spot of earth well till'd,
    A num'rous family with plenty fill'd,
    The good old man and thrifty housewife spent
    Their days in peace and fatten'd with content;
    Enjoy'd the dregs of life, and lived to see
    A long descending healthful progeny.
    DRYDEN
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  • AGRICULTURE
  • You sunburnt sickle men, of August weary,
    Come hither from the furrow, and be merry.
    SHAKESPEARE
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  • AGRICULTURE
  • You who supply the ground with seeds of grain,
    And you who swell those seeds with kindly rain.
    DRYDEN
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  • AGRICULTURE
  • Your farm requites your pains,
    Though rushes overspread the neighb'ring plains.
    DRYDEN
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  • AGRICULTURE
  • Your hay it is mow'd, and your corn it is reap'd;
    Your barns will be full, and your hovels heap'd;
    Come, my boys, come,
    Come, my boys, come,
    And merrily roar out harvest-home.
    DRYDEN
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  • AGRICULTURE
  • Your reign no less assures the ploughman's peace,
    Than the warm sun advances his increase.
    WALLER
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  • ÄGYPTEN
  • Es wird schrecklich über Aegypten regnen. - Schulze, 7.
    info] Es wird ein grosses Unglück geschehen, man wird trübe Erfahrungen machen müssen. In D. Gomolcke's, »Schlesischen Sprichwörtern«: 'S wird egen schrecklich über Egypten raanen.
    Lat.: En pluam grandinem multam nimis, qualis nou fuit in Aegypto.
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  • ÄGYPTEN
  • 'S wird hoite traflich iber Egypten rânen. - Frommann, III, 417; Robinson, 587.
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  • ÄGYPTEN
  • Dä hät Egypten durchgangen. (Brandenburg.)
    info] Ist durchtrieben, ist in der Wolle gefärbt.
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  • ÄGYPTER
  • Das könnten hundert Aegypter nicht erheben (ertragen).
    info] Von etwas sehr Schwerem, Unerträglichem, weil die meisten Aegypter Bedeutendes im Lasttragen leisteten.
    Lat.: Quod non tollerent centum Aegyptii. (Hom.) (Erasmus, 641.)
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