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EPIGRAM. ON EROS PLOUGHING, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: His torch and quiver down sly eros flung
Last Line: "the harvest, or I'll yoke europa's bull."
Subject(s): Cupid; Goddesses & Gods; Mythology; Plowing & Plowmen; Eros


HIS torch and quiver down sly Eros flung,
An ox-goad took in hand, a wallet slung,
Then yoked strong bulls and made the plough to train,
And as he went the furrow sowed with grain.
And looking up he said to Zeus, "Make full
The harvest, or I'll yoke Europa's bull."





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