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Philo Of Alexandria, Hypothetica, 7.19


nanand this is truly a very great proof of their humanity and moderation. For, since they themselves rest from their labours during that year, they think that it is not right either to collect the fruits or crops which are produced, nor to lay up any thing which has not accrued to them from their own labours; but, as if God provided for them while the land is thus enjoying rest and regulating itself according to its will, they think that any one who chooses or who is in want, any traveller or stranger, may gather the fruit that year with impunity.


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aliens Wilson, Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (2010) 248
food Wilson, Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (2010) 248
harvest Wilson, Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (2010) 248
humanity Wilson, Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (2010) 248
plants Wilson, Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (2010) 248
poor, the Wilson, Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (2010) 248
pruning Wilson, Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (2010) 248
sabbatical' Wilson, Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (2010) 248