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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 Gospel missionary, 1851-68, 71-78, 81-1902

1875 - 796 pages
...spring from branch to branch, plucking its fruit, grin and chatter with unceasing delight." '' It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree, For o'er...Seeking 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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Phyto-theology: Or, Botanical Sketches, Intended to Illustrate the Works of ...

John Hutton Balfour - 1851 - 242 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...Seeking to strike its root, Straight like a plummet grew towards the ground." Fig. 11.— Baobab tree of Senegal (Adansonia digitate, one of the largest known...
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The Child's own book

...A green and sunny glade amid the wood ; And in the midst an aged Banian grew. It was a goodly signt to see That venerable tree ; For o'er the lawn, irregularly...long depending shoot, Seeking to strike its root, Of gentle motion swung ; Others of younger growth, unmov'd, were hnng Like stone-drops from the cavern's...
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The naturalist's poetical companion, with notes, selected by E. Wilson

Naturalist pseud, Edward WILSON (M.A., F.L.S.) - 1852 - 442 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...the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns prop'd its lofty head ; And many a long depending shoot, Seeking to strike its root, Straight like...
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Appendicia Et Pertinentiae: Or, Parochial Fragments Relating to the Parish ...

John Wood Warter - 1853 - 390 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 houghs which crost their way Fixing their bearded fibres, round...
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Appendicia et pertinentiae; or, Parochial fragments relating to the parish ...

John Wood Warter - 1853 - 408 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 Juvenile missionary herald

Baptist missionary society - 1853 - 384 pages
...wherein they stood, A green and sunny glade amid the wood, Ami in the midst an aged banian grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree, For o'er...irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its lofty bead; And many a long depending shoot Seeking to strike its root. Straight, like a plummet, grew towards...
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The Linesman: Or, Service in the Guards and the Line During ..., Volume 3

Edward Delaval Hungerford Elers Napier - 1856 - 388 pages
...vol. ii. p. 118. VOL. III. S " It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree • Far o'er the lawu irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its...depending shoot, Seeking to strike its root, Straight as a plummet grew towards the ground ; Others unmoved were hung Like stone-drops from the cavern's...
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The Wonders of the World, in Nature, Art, and Mind ...

Robert Sears - 1856 - 566 pages
...wherein they stood. A green and nanny glade amid the wood, And in the midst an aged hanian grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree, For, o'er the lawn, irregularly spread, Filly straight columns propped ii-; lolly head ; And many a long depending shoot Seeking to strike...
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A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with ...

William Rhind - 1857 - 876 pages
...Banian grew. * For a figure of this tree, see Plate ХГ. HISTORY OF THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM. 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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