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Ralph Waldo Emerson - Suum Cuique

The rain has spoiled the farmer's day;
Shall sorrow put my books away?
Thereby are two days lost:
Nature shall mind her own affairs,
I will attend my proper cares,
In rain, or sun, or frost.

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Poet: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Poem: Suum Cuique

Comment 1 of 1, added on October 1st, 2005 at 8:32 PM.

SUUM CUIQUE,ancient Rome in English"TO EACH HIS OWN" (or hers), the metaphor to Emerson's American vers
JEDEM DAS SEINE in German or"PARA CADA UNO LO SUYO" as timeless Proverbs go

j.c. from United States

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