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" Twas a fair scene wherein they stood, A green and sunny glade amid the wood, And in the midst an aged Banian grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree, For o'er the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its lofty head; And... "
The Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art - Page 177
1841
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The Journal of Botany, Volume 3

Sir William Jackson Hooker - 1841 - 488 pages
...we doubt that Southey has the same tree in view, when, in the Curse of Kehama he says — " It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree, For o'er...to strike its root, Straight like a plummet, grew towards the ground. Vol. III.— No. 21.? 2p V 3*1 ,,„ Some on the lower boughs, which cross'd their...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 17

1841 - 272 pages
...they stood, A green and sunny glade, amid the wood ; And in the midst an aged Banian grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree, For o'er...the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns prop its lofty head; And many a long depending shoot, Seeking to strike its root, Straight, like a...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

1862 - 512 pages
...wherein they stood, A green and sunny glade amid the wood, And in the midst an aged Banian grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree, For o'er...the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propp'd its lofty head ; And many a long depending shoot, Seeking to strike its root, Straight like...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845 - 540 pages
...wherein they stood, A green and sunny glade amid the wood, And in the midst an aged Banyan grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree ; For o'er...to strike its root, Straight, like a plummet, grew towards the ground. Some on the lower boughs, which crost their way, Fixing their bearded fibres, round...
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The Child's companion

1852 - 396 pages
...one of these far-famed trees :— " O'er the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propp'd its lofty head; And many a long depending shoot, Seeking...to strike its root, Straight like a plummet, grew towards the ground. Some on the lower boughs, which cross'd their way, Fixing their bearded fibres...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 7

1847 - 452 pages
...they stood — A green and sunny glade amid the wood. And in the midst an aged Banian grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree; For o'er...the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propp'd its lofty heail; And many a long depending shoot, Seeking to strike ils root, Straight, like...
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Travels in Ceylon and Continental India: Including Nepal and Other Parts of ...

Werner Hoffmeister - 1848 - 560 pages
...wherein they stood, A green and sunny glade amid the wood, And in the midst an aged Banian grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree, For o'er...to strike its root, Straight, like a plummet, grew towards the ground. Some on the lower boughs, which crost their way, Fixing their bearded fibres, round...
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The Gallery of Nature: a Pictorial and Descriptive Tour Through Creation ...

Thomas Milner - 1848 - 892 pages
...wherein they stood, A green and sunny glade amid the wood, And in the midst an aged Banian grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree, For o'er...the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propp'd its lofty head ; And many a long depending shoot Seeking to strike its root, Straight, like...
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volume 4

National Sunday school union - 1851 - 342 pages
...whercin they stood, A green and sunny glade amid the wood, And in the midst on aged banyan grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree; For o'er the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columus propt its lofty head; And many a long depending shoot, Seeking to strike its root, Straight...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 7-8

1854 - 668 pages
...wherein they stood, A green and sunny glade amid the wood, And in the midst an aged Banian grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree ; For o'er...the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propped its lofty head ; And many a long depending shoot, Seeking to strikejts root, Straight like...
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