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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... "
Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton]. - Page 215
by John Milton - 1800
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...to the skies. h. HOMER— Odyssey. Bk. XII. L. 125. Pope's trans. So counsel'd he, and both together , If it prove fair weather. it. SIR JOHN SUCKLING — Constancy. CONTEMPLATION. The act o renowned, But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching...
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Landscape in Poetry from Homer to Tennyson

Francis Turner Palgrave - Landscape in literature - 1897 - 302 pages
...fig-tree beneath which our fallen first parents take refuge— — 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...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Edited from the Original Texts by the Rev ...

John Milton - 1900 - 554 pages
...unclean. So counsel'd hee, and both together went Into the thickest Wood, there soon they chose 1 1 oo The Figtree, not that kind for Fruit renown'd, But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Decan spreds her Armes Braunching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended Twigs...
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Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and ...

Sir Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell - British - 1903 - 1021 pages
...Ber, et arbre des Banians, et arbre des racine . . . ."—Tkemtol, v. 76. 66 BANYAN-TREE. Ш7.— " 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...
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Coleridge's Literary Criticism

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1908 - 266 pages
...faculties. Master-pieces of the former mode of poetic painting abound in the writings of Milton, ex. gr. 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...
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Complete Poetical Works

John Milton - 1908 - 554 pages
...unclean. So counsel'd hee, and both together went Into the thickest Wood, there soon they chose noo The Figtree, not that kind for Fruit renown'd, But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Decan spreds her Armes Braunching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended Twigs...
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The Theory of Poetry in England: Its Development in Doctrines and Ideas from ...

Richard Pape Cowl - Poetics - 1914 - 319 pages
...Creation pahu!ng1!an of the former mode of poetic painting abound in the writings of Milton, ex. gr. 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...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...to the skies. HOMER— Odyssey. Bk. XII. L. 125. POPE'S frans. 24 So counsel'd he, and both together gown, gain, glory, offer in exchange Pride, fame, ambition, to fill up his heart, And fe renowned, But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching...
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Three Graphic Novels

E.F. Bleiler - Fiction - 1966 - 291 pages
...Milton hath accurately described this extraordinary tree, though by another name: — The fig-tree—not that kind for fruit renown'd; But such as at this day to Indians known, In Malahar or Deccan, spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root,...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...the Fall by bringing in his account of the fig tree from which Adam and Eve take those fig leaves: not that kind for Fruit renown'd But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Decan spreds her Armes Braunching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended Twigs...
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