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Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning.
Greek poet whose existing works describe rural life and the genealogies of the gods and the beginning of the world (eighth century BC)
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