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...
Christina, the Maid of the South Seas: A Poem - Page 187
by Mary Russell Mitford - 1811 - 332 pages
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