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" The traveller Burchell rendered such a service to the Bachapins, a tribe of the interior of Southern Africa. He gave to their chief a bag of fresh peach stones, in quantity about a quart ; " nor did I fail," says the benevolent visitor of these poor people,... "
Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa,: Volume I. With an entirely new ... - Page 485
by William John Burchell - 1824
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A description and history of vegetable substances used in the arts, and in ...

Botany, Economic - 1829 - 422 pages
...in quantity about a quart ; " nor did I fail," says the benevolent visiter of these poor people, " to impress on his mind a just idea of their value...than any which grew in the country of the Bachapins." This is an interesting example of how much good a right-minded and active individual may do to his...
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A Description and History of Vegetable Substances: Used in the ..., Volume 1

Botany, Economic - 1830 - 422 pages
...in quantity about a quart ; " nor did I fail," says the benevolent visitor of these poor people, " to impress on his mind a just idea of their value...than any which grew in the country of the Bachapins." This is an interesting example of how much good a right-minded and active individual may do to his...
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The Vegetable World

Charles Williams - Botany - 1833 - 260 pages
...APRICOT. Africa, when Biirchell, the traveller, gave their chief a bag of fresh peach-stones, and told him that they would produce trees which would continue...of a more agreeable flavour than any which grew in their country. Columella says, however, that the Persians sent the peach to Egypt to poison the inhabitants...
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The Vegetable World

Charles Williams - Botany - 1833 - 260 pages
...South Africa, when Burchell, the traveller, gave their chief a bag of fresh peach-stones, and told him that they would produce trees which would continue...trouble, abundance of large fruit of a more agreeable flavor than any which grew in their country. Columella says, however, that the Persians sent the peach...
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A history of the vegetable kingdom

William Rhind - 1841
...visit'" of these poor people, "to impress on his minJ J just idea of their value and nature, by tellin; him that they would produce trees which would continue...flavour than any which grew in the country of the Bachnpins." This is an intercs:• Callow. f Library of Entertaining Knowledge. 330 331 ing example...
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The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically ...

Daniel Jay Browne - Trees - 1846 - 520 pages
...in quantity about a quart ; " nor did I fail," says the benevolent visiter of these poor people, " to impress on his mind, a just idea of their value...any which grew in the country of the Bachapins." The peach is in general cultivated as a fruit-tree, against walls, and in hothouses, in the middle and...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ...

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1854
...peach-stones, in quantity about a quart; "nor did I fail," says the benevolent visitor of these poor people, " to impress on his mind a just idea of their value...trouble, abundance of large fruit of a more agreeable flavor than any which grew in the country of the Bachapins." It is not certain in what part of the...
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A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with ...

William Rhind - Botany - 1857 - 720 pages
...stones, in quantity about a quart; "nor did I fail," says the benevolent visitor of these poor people, "to impress on his mind a just idea of their value...than any which grew in the country of the Bachapins." This is an interest• Callow. t Library of Entertaining Knowledge. SSO THE ALMOND. ing example of...
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Report of the Commissioner of Patents

United States. Patent Office - Patents - 1853
...peach-stones, in quantity about a quart; "nor did I fail," says the benevolent visitor of these poor people, "to impress on his mind a just idea of their value...trouble, abundance of large fruit of a more agreeable flavor than any which grew in the country of the Bachapins." It is not certain in what part of the...
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