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Harvest Quotes

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  • The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few.
    - BIble New Testament Matthew 37

  • I made hay while the sun shone.
      My work sold.
    Now, if the harvest is over
      And the world cold,
    Give me the bonus of laughter
      As I lose hold.
    - Sir John Betjeman 1906-.. 'The Last Laugh'

  • While the earth remainth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.
    - Bible Genesis 22

  • Sure, I said, heav'n did not mean,
    Where I reap thou shouldst but glean.
    Lay thy sheafdown and come,
    Share my harvest and my home.
    - Thomas Hood 1797-1845

  • Another age shall see the golden ear
    Imbrown the slope, and nod on the parterre,
    Deep harvests bury all his pride has plann'd,
    And laughing Ceres re-assume the land.
    - Alexander Pope 1688-1744 1.173

  • Though placed in poorer soil, good seed can yet
    Of its own nature bear a shining crop.
    - Accius, Annales Bk. i sec. 105.

  • You mustn't spit on the harvest, as Papa Noah said.
    - Balzac, Les Paysans. Ch. iv.

  • For now, the corn house filled, the harvest home,
    Th' invited neighbors to the husking come;
    A frolic scene, where work and mirth and play
    Unite their charms to cheer the hours away.
    - Joel Barlow, The Hasty Pudding

  • And the ripe harvest of the new-mown hay
    Gives it a sweet and wholesome odour.
    - Cibber, Richard III. Act v, sc. 3

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