A poem about rural life modelled on Virgil's Georgics which extolled the life of the farmer as the moral and political basis of Republican health. [See also Virgil in the People table.]
Editors. "Georgic". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001; last revised 30 November -1.
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