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Our fathers used to say that the master's eye was the best fertilizer. [Lat., Majores fertilissium is agro oculum domini esse dixerunt.]

Pliny the Elder (Caius Plinius Secundus) Quotes , Source: Historia Naturalis (XVIII, 84)

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Where grows?--where grows it not? If vain our toil, We ought to blame the culture, not the soil.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Essay on Man (ep. IV, l. 13)

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Our rural ancestors with little blest, Patient of labour when the end was rest, Indulg'd the day that hous'd their annual grain, With feasts, and off'rings, and a thankful strain.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Second Book of Horace (ep. I, l. 241)

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Ill husbandry braggeth To go with the best: Good husbandry baggeth Up gold in his chest. - Thomas Tusser,

Thomas Tusser Quotes , Source: Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry--Comparing Good Husbandry (ch. LII)

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He was a very inferior farmer when he first begun . . . and he is now fast rising from affluence to poverty.

Mark Twain (pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) Quotes , Source: Rev. Henry Ward Beecher's Farm

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