The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Economist by Xenophon:|
heavy in another?
Soc. I do not follow; by "light" do you mean weak? and by "heavy"
Isch. Yes, that is what I mean. And the question which I put to you is
this: Would you allow both sorts of soil an equal share of seed? or
which the larger?
 See Theophr. "Hist. Pl." viii. 6. 2; Virg. "Georg." ii. 275.
Holden cf. Adam Dickson, "Husbandry of the Ancients," vol. ii. 35.
33 f. (Edin. 1788), "Were the poor light land in Britain managed
after the manner of the Roman husbandry, it would certainly
require much less seed than under its present management."