Thursday, January 21, 2010

4 of Hearts

Thomas Tusser

Thomas Tusser was an English poet and farmer, best known for his instructional poem “Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry”, and for the oft-repeated proverb, "A fool and his money are soon parted." Tusser includes a homely mix of instructions and observations about farming and country customs which offer a fascinating insight into life in England at the time.

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