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But there came an evening when we finished the Fourth Georgic together.

For the tribute to Gallus in the original draft of Georgic iv.

What remained to be said or sung about bees after the Fourth Georgic?

The whole form had to stay back on the last day and write out a Georgic.

Virgil in the third Georgic speaks of a murrain among cattle.

You will see by it how much his vile hint from the Georgic; and his rude one of my whining vocatives, have set me up.

He wrote very little altogether, but produced a piece called "Blenheim," and a sort of Georgic entitled "Cyder."

Georgic, jorj′ik, adj. relating to agriculture or rustic affairs.

So Bob had to learn the fourth Georgic by heart, and did most of it (with extreme enjoyment) up in that very same tree.

It was a sort of Georgic, giving complete instructions how apples are to be grown and cider to be made.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, Georgics, title of Virgil's poems on rural life, from Latin georgica, from georgicus (adj.), from Greek georgikos "of a husbandman, agricultural," from ge "earth" + ergon "work" (see urge (v.)). As an adjective meaning "related to agriculture" from 1711.

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