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- Autumn will heap the granaries high.
Whatever you reap, corn, wheat or clover,
Barley or rye, when autumn is over . . .
Whatever you reap you will be raising
Again and again.
- Anne Persov, Whatever You Reap.
- He that hath a good harvest may be content with some thistles.
- John Ray, English Proverb
- Who eat their corn while yet 'tis green,
At the true harvest can but glean.
- Sadi Gulistan: Introduction.
- Upon the slime and ooze scatters his grain,
And shortly comes to harvest.
- Shakespeare Antony and Cleopatra. Act ii, sc. 7, 1, 26.
- To glean the broken ears from after the man
That the main harvest reaps.
- Shakespeare As You Like It. Act iii, sc. 5, 1, 102.
- You sunburnt sicklemen, of August weary,
Come hither from the furrow and be merry.
- Shakespeare The Tempest. Act iv, sc. 1, 1. 134.
- In harvest time, harvest-folk, servants and all,
Should make altogether good cheer in the hall.
- Thomas Tusser, Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry: August's Husbandry.
- And thus of all my harvest-hope I have
Nought reaped but a weedy crop of care.
- Spenser The Shepheardes Calendar: December, 1. 121.
Think, oh! grateful think
How good the God of Harvest is to you!
- Thomson The Seasons: Autumn, 1. 169.
- Fancy with prophetic glance
Sees the teeming months advance; . . .
Sees the reddening orchard blow,
The harvest wave, the vintage flow.
- Thomas Warton The First of April, 1. 97.
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