What is the summary of "To Autumn?"

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In the first stanza, the speaker describes the autumn as a harvest time. Everything is bursting with "fruitfulness." Things are so full and ripe that, following the summer, the bees "think warm days will never cease." 

In the second stanza, the speaker addresses the personified autumn, noting the moments one sees autumn in the midst of harvest. The tone shifts from the celebratory first stanza to one indicating a sense of rest. As the fruits are harvested, the plants and fields are more desolate. The "half-reap'd furrow" is "sound asleep." Autumn's "hook"...

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