Vendredi Voltaire: Agriculture

“It is inconceivable how the ancients, who cultivated the land as well as we do, could imagine that all the Voltaire by Houdonseeds they sowed on the ground had to die and rot before sprouting and producing. It would only have needed someone to pull a seed from the ground at the end of two or three days; it would have appeared fine, a bit swollen, the root below and the earth above.”

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