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" Indigo also, of excellent quality and in large quantities, is made here. They procure it from an herbaceous plant, which is taken up by the roots and put into tubs of water, where it is suffered to remain till it rots; when they press out the juice. This,... "
The Journal [afterw.] The Madras journal of literature and science, ed. by J ... - Page 210
by Madras literary society - 1858
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Vegetable substances: materials of manufactures

Vegetable substances - 1833
...tubs of water where it is suffered to remain till it rots, when they press out the juice. This, upon being exposed to the sun and evaporated, leaves a...cut into small pieces of the form in which we see it brought to us." This passage of the Italian ought at least to have prevented the Germans from considering...
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Vegetable substances: materials of manufactures

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Dyes and dyeing - 1833 - 456 pages
...rots, when they press out the juice. This, upon being exposed to the sun and Slave* gathering linlu;<i evaporated, leaves a kind of paste, which is cut into small pieces of the form in which we see it brought to us." This passage of the Italian ought at least to have prevented the Germans from considering...
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The Winter Evening Book

William Chambers - Literature - 1837 - 325 pages
...tubs of water, where it is suffered to remain till it rots, when they press out the juice. This, upon being exposed to the sun and evaporated, leaves a...cut into small pieces of the form in which we see it brought to us." This passage of the Italian ought at least to have prevented the Ger26 mans from...
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The Travels of Marco Polo, the Venetian: The Translation of Marsden Revised ...

Marco Polo - Asia - 1854 - 508 pages
...tubs of water, where it is suffered to remain till it rots; when they press out the juice. This, upon being exposed to the sun, and evaporated, leaves a kind of paste, which is cut 1 The circumstances of this juridical practice of duelling are particularly detailed by Barbosa, in...
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The Travels of Marco Polo, the Venetian: The Translation of Marsden Revised ...

Marco Polo - Asia - 1854 - 508 pages
...tubs of water, where it is suffered to remain till it rots; when they press out the juice. This, upon being exposed to the sun, and evaporated, leaves a kind of paste, which is cut 1 The circumstances of this juridical practice of duelling are particularly detailed by Barbosa, in...
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Tales Worth Telling, Or, A Traveller's Adventures by Sea and Land: Told to ...

Children's stories - 1861 - 264 pages
...it rots, when they press out the juice. This, upon being exposed to the sun and evaporated, yields a kind of paste, which is cut into small pieces of the form in which we see it brought to us.' Marco Polo also visited Guzzerat andKambaia, in India, where it was made. In the...
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The Useful Plants of India: With Notices of Their Chief Value in Commerce ...

Heber Drury - Botany - 1873 - 512 pages
...tubs of water, where it is suffered to remain till it rots, when they press out the juice. This, upon being exposed to the sun and evaporated, leaves a...cut into small pieces of the form in which we see it brought to us." To the present day indigo is manufactured at Quilon, though probably some hundred...
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Madras Journal of Literature and Science, Volume 3

History - 1858
...of Tangancharey. *He was subdued and taken prisoner by Vira-Martanda, Rajah of Travancore in 1764, when his territory was annexed to the latter kingdom....Quilon, though at the present day the place is more famous for its lace manufactory. That it was a place of bustling trade in early time is apparent from...
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The Travels of Marco Polo

Marco Polo - Fiction - 1997 - 285 pages
...tubs of water, where it is suffered to remain till it rots; when they press out the juice. This, upon being exposed to the sun, and evaporated, leaves a...cut into small pieces of the form in which we see it brought to us. The heat during some months is so violent as to be scarcely supportable; yet the...
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The Travels of Marco Polo

Marco Polo, William Marsden - History - 2002 - 370 pages
...tubs of water, where it is suffered to remain till it rots; when they press out the juice. This, upon being exposed to the sun, and evaporated, leaves a...cut into small pieces of the form in which we see it. The heat during some months is so violent as to be scarcely endured, yet merchants come here from...
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