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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... "
The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism and Belles ... - Page 167
1830
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 5

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815 - 728 pages
...that in the ground Tbe bended twigs take root, and daughters grovr About (lie mother tree, a pillar'cl shade High over-arch'd, and echoing walks between*...Indian herdsman, shunning heat, Shelters in cool, and tench his pasturing herds'" At loop-holes cut through thichest shade : those lea They gather'd, broad...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - Dramatists, English - 1816 - 482 pages
...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 shade High over-arch'd, and echoing walks between." Par. Lost. is. 1100. Poet. None, I assure you, neither do I think them , A worthy part of presentation,...
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Paradise lost, a poem, Volume 2

John Milton - 1817 - 214 pages
...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 shade...pasturing herds At loop-holes cut through thickest shade : Those leaves They gather'd, broad as Amazonian targe; And, with what skill they had, together sew'd,...
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Aesthetics - 1817 - 326 pages
...twigs take root, and daughters grow " About the mother-tree, a pillar' d shade " High ever-arched, and ECHOING WALKS BETWEEN; " There oft the Indian...Shelters in cool, and tends his pasturing herds " At loop Itoles cut through thickest shade." MILTON, PL 9, 1100. This is creation rather than painting,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 28

England - 1830 - 1024 pages
...fulfilled:— " 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 shade...overarch'd, and echoing walks between ; There oft the Ettrick Shepherd,* shunning heat, Shelters in cool, and tends his pasturing herds At loop-holes cut...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 5

Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good - Natural history - 1818 - 894 pages
...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 shade High over-arch'd, and echoing walks hct\vrm. Theie oft the Indian herdsman, shunning heat, Shelters in cool, and tends his pasturing herds...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1819 - 426 pages
...twigs take root; and daughters grow About the mother tree ; a pillared shade, High over-arched with echoing walks between. There oft the Indian herdsman,...Shelters in cool; and tends his pasturing herds At leafy loop-holes cut through thickest shade. The wood of the common fig tree being porous and spongy,...
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The History, Civil and Commercial, of the West Indies: With a ..., Volume 5

Bryan Edwards - 1819 - 520 pages
...Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bearded twigs take root, and daughters grow Above the mother tree, a pillar'd shade, High over-arch'd, and echoing walks between! Paradise Lost, book IX. It is sailed in the East Indies the banyan tree. Mr. Marsden gives the following...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 832 pages
...Dccan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and 5+ UKUC leaves They gather'd, broad as Amazonian targe ; And, with what skill they had, together sew'd,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Fall of man - 1820 - 342 pages
...twigs take root, and daughter's grow 1105 About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade High overarched, and echoing walks between ; There oft the Indian herdsman, shunning heat, Shelters in coo), and tends his pasturing herds At loop-holes cut thro' thickest shade. Those leavei They gather'd,...
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