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An orchard, good tillage, good grounds, seem a fixture, like a gold mine, or a river, to a citizen; but to a large farmer, not muc ...
Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn,
Thy sports are fled and all thy charms withdrawn;
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I would not have every man nor every part of a man cultivated, any more than I would have every acre of earth cultivated: part wil ...
When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
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