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Soils and literature



Soils and literature
Where soils and literature meet!

Soils and poetry

Seamus Heaney

The Great Escape

Did you know that there are many, many references to soil in our literature! This of course reflects the importance of the land and farming in our culture, as well as a recognition of the beautiful countryside all around us. Here are some references.

First, a quote from the Immortal Bard himself:

Then, Englands ground, farewell; sweet soil, adieu. King Richard II: I, iii

"Then, England's ground, farewell; sweet soil, adieu". That's from King Richard II: I, iii