„He allows very readily, that the eyes and footsteps of the master are things most salutary to the land.“

De Re Rustica, IV. 18: Quoted in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), Lemma "Agriculture" p. 18-19.
Добавить примечание: (la) Oculos et vestigia domini, res agro saluberrimas, facilius admittit.

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