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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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Mysore and Coorg: Coorg

Benjamin Lewis Rice - 1878
...Fraserpet, to which the elegant lines of Southey in the Curse of Kehama, so truly apply : — It vras a goodly sight to see That venerable tree. For o'er the lawn irregularly spread, Filly straight columns propt its lolty head ; And many a long depending shoot, Seeking to strike its...
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English Trees and Tree-planting

William H. Ablett - 1880 - 456 pages
...wherein they stood, A green and sunny glade amid the wood, And in the midst an agod 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 erost their way, Fixing their bearded fibres, round...
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Some Heroes of Travel: Or, Chapters from the History of Geographical ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1880 - 460 pages
...fig-tree, displayed its colossal splendour : — " Irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propped its lofty head ; And many a long depending shoot,...to strike its root, Straight, like a plummet, grew towards the ground ; Some on the lower boughs, which curved their way, Fixing their bearded fibres,...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: With a Memoir, Volume 4

Robert Southey - 1880 - 616 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 new national reading books

New national reading books - 1880 - 292 pages
...they stood, A green and sunny glade amidst 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 great columns propped its lofty head ; And many a long depending ' shoot, Seeking to strike its root,...
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Thirty-eight Years in India: From Juganath to the Himalaya Mountains, Volume 1

William Tayler - 1881
...the wood, And in the midst an aged banyan grew ; 'Twas a goodly sight to see That venerable tree, Far o'er the lawn irregularly spread Fifty straight columns...propt its lofty head, And many a long depending shoot, Some on the lower boughs, which crossed their way, Fixing their bearded fibres round and round, With...
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The Globe readers (ed. by A.F. Murison). Primer 1,2; Book 1-6, Book 5

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1882 - 416 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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Travellers' Tales: A Book of Marvels

Henry Cadwallader Adams - 1883 - 410 pages
...banyan. The Muse of Southey has never been more happily employed than in its description. " 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 Seeming to strike its root Straight like a...
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The shorter Globe readers, compiled and ed. by A.F. Murison ..., Book 5

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1884 - 214 pages
...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 Poetical Works of Robert Southey: With a Memoir ...

Robert Southey - 1884 - 586 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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