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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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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1776 - 478 pages
...'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...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...this new comer, Shame, There sit not, and reproach us as unclean. So counsel'd he ; and both together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose...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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The Poetical Works of Hector Macneill, Esq, Volume 2

Hector Macneill - 1801 - 206 pages
...Africa, as well as the tropical parts of America, is described by our divine poet with great exactness. " The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, 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...
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The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the ..., Volume 1

Bryan Edwards - 1805 - 464 pages
...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...
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Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient ..., Volume 3

Thomas Maurice - 1806 - 268 pages
...following words, in the Ninth Book of his Paradise Lost. — V 1 • < So counsell'd he, and both together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose...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...
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Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations Relative to the Ancient Geographical ...

Thomas Maurice - 1806 - 262 pages
...Lost. — So counsell'd he, and both together we^nt * Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chase 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...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807 - 514 pages
...comer, Shame, There sit not, and reproach us as unclean. So counscl'd he, and both together went 1099 Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose The...In Malahar 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...
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A Description of Ceylon, Containing an Account of the Country ..., Volume 1

James Cordiner - 1807 - 540 pages
...which they might sow together to answer the purpose of aprons, " So counsel'd he, and both together went Into the thickest wood, there soon they chose...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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The Oriental Voyager: Or, Descriptive Sketches and Cursory Remarks, on a ...

James Johnson - 1807 - 430 pages
...in Westininster-hall. Milton gives a beautiful description of this tree in the followin lines : -" There soon they chose The fig-tree, not that kind...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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The Literary Panorama, Volume 4

1808 - 742 pages
...Paradise Lost— Speaking of our first parents, after their lall, So counselled he, and both together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose...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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