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" The fig-tree ; not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd... "
Sketch of the Mosquito Shore: Including the Territory of Poyais, Descriptive ... - Page 93
by Thomas Strangeways - 1822 - 355 pages
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1776
...'d' he, and both together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose noo The fig-tree, r.ot that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Decan, spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root,...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...as unclean. So counsel'd he ; and both together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose The fig-tree ; not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as at this day, to Indians known In Malabar or Decan, spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...as unelean. So counsel'd he, and hoth tugether went Into the thickest wood : there soon they chose The fig-tree; not that kind for fruit renown'd : But such as at this day to Indians known In Malahar or Decan, spreads her arms, Branching so hroad and long, that in the ground The hended twigs...
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The Poetical Works of Hector Macneill, Esq, Volume 2

Hector Macneill - English poetry - 1801
...banyan's pillarM shade.' ' This monarch of the woods,' says Mr. Edwards, in his elegant history, ' whose empire extends over Asia and Africa, as well...such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar and Decan, spreads his arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bearded twigs take root,...
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The Poetical Works of Hector Macneill, Volume 2

Hector Macneill - 1802
...pillar'd shade.' ' This monarch of the woods,' says Mr. Edwards, in his elegant history, ' whose em-, pire extends over Asia and Africa, as well as the tropical...such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar and Decan, spreads his arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bearded twigs take root...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose I'The fig-tree, not that kind for fiuit renown'd, But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Decan spreads her arras Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root,...
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The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the ..., Volume 1

Bryan Edwards - Bahamas - 1805
...Africa, as well as the tropical parts of America, is described by our divine poet with great exactness s The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But...such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar and Decan, spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bearded twigs take root,...
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Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient ..., Volume 3

Thomas Maurice - India - 1806
...— V 1 • < So counsell'd he, and both together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose The fig-tree ; not that kind for fruit renown'd, But...such as at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar and Deccan spreads her arms, . Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bending twigs take root,...
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Poetical Works, Volumes 1-2

Hector Macneill - 1806
...described by our divine poet with great exactness. " The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renowned, But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar and Decan, spreads his arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bearded twigs take root,...
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An Account of a Voyage to India, China &c. in His Majesty's Ship Caroline ...

James Johnson - China - 1806 - 138 pages
...description of this tree in the following lines : " There soon they chose Tbejig-trer, not that kind tor fruit renown'd, But such as at this day to Indians known, In M'ikibur, or T)ecan, spreads her arms Brandling so hroad and long, that in the ground /•*./s"^ ward,...
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