To own a bit of ground, to scratch it with a hoe, to plant seeds, and watch their renewal of life—this is the commonest delight of the race, the most satisfactory thing a man can do.

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Original Citation

Warner, Charles Dudley. "Preliminary." My Summer in a Garden. 1870.

Current Citation

Warner, Charles Dudley. "My Summer in a Garden." The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner. Volume 1. Pinnacle Press, 2017.