|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|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 BarlowThe Hasty Pudding.
| He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.|
Ecclesiastes. XI. 4.
| In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand.|
Ecclesiastes. XI. 6.
| Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.|
Galatians. VI. 7.
| The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few.|
Matthew. IX. 37.
|Who eat their corn while yet tis green,|
At the true harvest can but glean.
SaadiGulistan. (Garden of Roses.)
|To glean the broken ears after the man|
That the main harvest reaps.
As You Like It. Act III. Sc. 5. L. 102.
|And thus of all my harvest-hope I have|
Nought reaped but a weedye crop of care.
SpenserThe Shepherds Calendar. December. L. 121.
| Think, oh, grateful think!|
How good the God of Harvest is to you;
Who pours abundance oer your flowing fields,
While those unhappy partners of your kind
Wide-hover round you, like the fowls of heaven,
And ask their humble dole.
ThomsonAutumn. L. 169.
|Fancy with prophetic glance|
Sees the teeming months advance;
The field, the forest, green and gay;
The dappled slope, the tedded hay;
Sees the reddening orchard blow,
The Harvest wave, the vintage flow.
WartonOde. The First of April. L. 97.