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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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About Chautauqua: As an Idea, as a Power, and as a Place

Emily Raymond - 1885 - 162 pages
...wonderful Banyan tree of the banks of the Nerbudda." Southey finely describes it in these words: " 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 dependent shoot, Seeking to strike its root, Straight like...
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Annual Report of the Secretary of the State Horticultural Society ..., Volume 17

Michigan State Horticultural Society - 1887 - 616 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 propped its lofty head, And many a long depending shoot, Seeking to strike its root. Straight like...
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Selected Poems of Robert Southey

Robert Southey - 1888 - 360 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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Selected Poems of Robert Southey

Robert Southey - 1888 - 360 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...its lofty head ; And many a long depending shoot, 143 Straight like a plummet, grew towards the ground. Some on the lower boughs which crost their way,...
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Palms and Pearls: Or Scenes in Ceylon

Alan Walters - 1892 - 340 pages
...description of the banyan tree in "The Curse of Kehama" is very fine and true to nature : — 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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Poems

Robert Southey - 1895 - 220 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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Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and ..., Volume 2

Sir Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell - 1903 - 1086 pages
...buildings) is the Banyan-Tree."—^. Valentia, i. 396. 1810.— " In the midst an aged Banian 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, Some on the lower boughs which crost their way, Fixing their bearded fibres, round...
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Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and of Kindred ...

Sir Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell - 1903 - 1536 pages
...of a*p. kindred to the banyan, Ficvt brnjamtna, L. 1810.— " In the midst an aged Banian It WHS a goodly sight to see That venerable tree, For o'er the lawn, irregularly s Fifty straight columns prop head ; And many a long depending si Seeking to strike its root, Straight...
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The Overland Monthly

1904 - 606 pages
...awhile apart From all the restless world, and nearer God. Davey, Photo A HONOLULU BANYAN TREE "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." — Southey. BOOK LORE his own ground." Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York, $1.50....
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The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 2

Alfred Henry Miles - 1905 - 622 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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