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WHEAT

Besides that, when elsewhere the harvest of wheat is most abundant, there it comes up less by one-fourth than what you have sowed. There, methinks, it were a proper place for men to sow their wild oats, where they would not spring up.
  [Lat., Post id, frumenti quum alibi messis maxima'st
    Tribus tantis illi minus reddit, quam obseveris.
      Heu! istic oportet obseri mores malos,
        Si in obserendo possint interfieri.]
      - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus), Trinummus
         (IV, r, 128)


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