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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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Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847 - 804 pages
...Master-pieces of the former mode of poetic painting abound in the writings of Milton, for example : " 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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Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847 - 804 pages
...honoured friend, Mr. Hobbes, dated Louvre in Paris, Jan. 2, 1650. SC] 14 [Book III. PW vi. pp. 78-9. SC] " 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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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 184-185

1848
...description. He says (ix. 1111) that Adam and Eve, to hide their nakedness, exposed by guilt,— Both together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose...— not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as to this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Deccan spreads her arms. * * * * These leaves They gathered,...
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Curiosities and wonders of the vegetable kingdom

Curiosities - 1849
...pounds annually. THE BANYAN TREE. THE BANYAN TREE. Ficus indica. " So counsell'd lie, 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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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1849 - 283 pages
...unclean." So counseled he, and both together went Into the thickest wood; there soon they chose 1100 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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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1849 - 546 pages
...Master-piece« 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 bt-ndftd...
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...this new comer, Shame, There sit not, and reproach us as unclean." So counsell'd he, and both together went Into the thickest wood; there 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...
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Milton's Paradise Lost: With Copius Notes, Explanatory and Critical, Partly ...

John Milton, James Prendeville - 1850 - 382 pages
...new-comer, shame, " There sit not, and reproach us as unclean." So counsell'd he, and both together went Into the thickest wood : there 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...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

1852
...this new comer, Shame, There sit not, and reproach us as unclean." So counsell'd he, and both together 1/ o * Malabar or Decan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem,in Twelve Books; with a Memoir of the Author; Illus ...

John Milton - 1853 - 400 pages
...this new comer, Shame, There sit not, and reproach us as unclean." So counseled 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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