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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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Le paradis perdu, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837 - 512 pages
...in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother-tre, a pillar'd shadee High over-arch'd, and echoing walks between : There...pasturing herds At loop-holes cut through thickest shade : Those leaves They gather'd, broad as Amazonian targe; » bois impénétrables à la lumière de l'étoile...
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Oeuvres complètes de m. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Le Paradis Perdu de Milton

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837 - 526 pages
...in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About lhe mother-tre, a pillar'd shadee High over-arch'd, and echoing walks between : There...pasturing herds At loop-holes cut through thickest shade : Those leaves They gather'd, broad as Amazonian targe; .< bois impénétrables à la lumière de rétoile...
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The Winter Evening Book

William Chambers - Literature - 1837 - 352 pages
...twigs take root; and daughters grow Aliont the mother tree; a pillared shade, Higli over-arched, with echoing walks between. There oft the Indian herdsman...herds At loop-holes cut through thickest shade."' Some specimens of the Indian fig-tree are mentioned as being of immense magnitude. One near Mangee,...
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The book of trees

Book - 1837 - 232 pages
...root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillared shade High overarched and echoing Wiilis between. There oft the Indian herdsman shunning heat,...pasturing herds At loop-holes cut through thickest shade: thoae leaves They gathered, broad as Amazonian targe, And, with what skill they had, together sewed,...
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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1837 - 510 pages
...and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daugluers grow About the mother-tree, a pillar'd shade High over-arch'd, and echoing walks...between : There oft the Indian herdsman, shunning beat, Shelters in cool, and tends his pasturing herds At loop-holes eut through thickest shade : Those...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Literature - 1909 - 502 pages
...bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillared shade High overarched, and echoing walks between : There oft the Indian herdsman,...pasturing herds At loop-holes cut through thickest shade. Those leaves They gathered, broad as Amazonian targe, And with what skill they had together sewed,...
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Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life ..., Part 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1984 - 860 pages
...bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother-tree, a pillar' d shade High over-arched, and ECHOiNG WALKS BETWEEN : There oft the Indian Herdsman...Shelters in cool, and tends his pasturing herds At loop holes cut through thickest shade. MILTON, PL 9, 1100.i This is creation rather than painting,...
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Barbarous Dissonance and Images of Voice in Milton's Epics

Elizabeth Sauer - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 230 pages
...bended Twigs take root, and Daughters grow About the Mother Tree, a Pillar 'd shade High overarch't, and echoing Walks between; There oft the Indian Herdsman...pasturing Herds At Loopholes 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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The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800

Myra Jehlen, Michael Warner - History - 1997 - 1146 pages
...bended Twigs take root, and Daughters grow About the Mother Tree, a Pillar'd shade High overarch't, and echoing Walks between; There oft the Indian Herdsman...pasturing Herds At Loopholes 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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Caribbeana: An Anthology of English Literature of the West Indies, 1657-1777

Thomas W. Krise - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 372 pages
...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...pasturing herds At Loop-holes cut through thickest shade. What year the Spaniards first discovered Barbadoes is not certainly known; this however is certain,...
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