Unformatted text preview: O bird-trap, you binder, you bind the reed-basket! The lone workman, even the destitute, is provided for; The grains. .. are spread.” Then the Storm spoke a word “The millstone lies still, while the pestle pounds! From side-plate and foot-plate good results may be had! Why should the sieve quarrel with the strainer? Why make another angry? Ashnan, can a single one reap your neck? Ripe grain, why should you compare?” Then Enlil spoke to the Hoe “O hoe, do not be so angry! Do not cry out so loud! Of the Hoe, is not Nisaba its overseer, its captain? Hoe, whether f ve or ten shekel make your price, Or whether one-third or one half mina, Like a maid-servant, always ready, you will ful f ll your task!” Dispute of the Hoe and the Plow. Because the Hoe was greater than the Plow, Praise be to Nisaba....
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- Summer '10
- History, Sieve, Locust, Dig Dug, hoe