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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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Things new and old in religion, science, and literature

Thing - 1857 - 404 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...irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its lofty hcad; And many a long depending shoot, Seeking to strike its root, Straight, like a plummet, grew towards...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 5

Beautiful poetry - 1858 - 346 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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Glimpses of the Wonderful: A Series of Instructive Sketches for the Young

Issac Dowd Williamson - 1858 - 172 pages
...glade amid the wood, And in the midst an aged banian grew. It was a goodly sight to see That yenerable tree. For o'er the lawn irregularly spread, Fifty...to strike its root, Straight like a plummet, grew towards the ground, Some on the lower boughs, which cross their way Fixing their bearded fibres round...
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Botany and religion; or, Illustrations of the works of God in the structure ...

John Hutton Balfour - 1859 - 488 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." There grow the palms (figs. 71, 72, p. 92), plantains, and bananas (fig. 23, p....
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Earth, Sea and Sky, Or, the Hand of God in the Works of Nature, Volume 1

John Marius Wilson - 1859 - 476 pages
...green and sunny glade amid the wood, And in the midst an aged banyan grew. It was a goodly sight to sce 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 Fourth Reader of the School and Family Series, Book 4

Marcius Willson - 1860 - 372 pages
...and sunny glade 1 amid the wood, And in the midst an aged banyan grew. It was a goodly sight to see And many a long depending* shoot Seeking to strike...Straight, like a plummet, grew toward the ground. 2. Some on the lower boughs, which crossed their way, Fixing their bearded fibres, 5 round and round,...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: With a Memoir of the Author ...

Robert Southey - 1860 - 352 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 strike its root, Straight, like...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: With a Memoir of the Author ...

Robert Southey - 1860 - 338 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 strike its root, Straight, like...
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The gallery of nature: a tour through creation, Volume 28

Thomas Milner - 1860 - 896 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 propp'd its lofty bead ; And many a long depending shoot Seeking to strike its root, Straight, like...
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The First-[fifth] Reader, Volume 4

Marcius Willson - 1860 - 368 pages
...the midst an aged banyan grew. It was a goodly sight to see 192 PAET III And many a long depending4 shoot Seeking to strike its root, Straight, like a plummet, grew toward the ground. 2. Some on the lower boughs, which crossed their way, Fixing their bearded fibres,6 round and round,...
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