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" ... the year not a single shower moistens its foliage. Its branches appear dead and dried, but when the trunk is pierced, there flows from it a sweet and nourishing milk. It is at the rising of the sun, that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The... "
Annual Report - Page 419
by American Institute of the City of New York - 1853
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The Life, Travels and Books of Alexander Von Humboldt

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1809 - 482 pages
...rising of the sun that this vegetable fountain was most abundant. The negroes and natives were then seen hastening from all quarters, furnished with large bowls to receive the milk, which grew yellow, and thickened at its surface. Some emptied their bowls under the tree itself, others carried...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 21

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - Literature, Modern - 1819
...the rising of the sun, that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The Blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters, furnished with large...receive the milk, which grows yellow, and thickens at its surface. Some employ their bowls under the tree itself, others carry the juice home to their children....
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - Natural history - 1819
...the rising of the Sun, that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The Blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters, furnished with large...receive the milk, which grows yellow, and thickens at it's surface. Some employ their bowls under the tree itself, others cany the juice home to their children....
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The Quarterly review, Volume 21

John Gibson Lockhart - Literature, Modern - 1819
...the rising of the sun, that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The Blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters, furnished with large...receive the milk, which grows yellow, and thickens at its surface. Some employ their bowls under the tree itself, others carry the juice home to their children....
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - Natural history - 1819
...the rising of the Sun, that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The Blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters, furnished with large...receive the milk, which grows yellow, and thickens at it's surface. Some employ their bowls under the tree itself, others carry the juice home to their children....
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The Edinburgh monthly review

History - 1820
...the rising of the sun, that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters, furnished with large...receive the milk, which grows yellow, and thickens at its surface. Some employ their bowls under the tree itself, others carry the juice home to their children....
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The parlour portfolio, or, Post-chase companion: being a selection of the ...

Anecdotes - 1820
...the rising of the sun that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The Blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters, furnished with large...receive the milk, which grows yellow, and thickens at its surface. Some employ their bowls under the tree itself, others carry the juice home to their children....
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Colombia: Being a Geographical, Statistical, Agricultural ..., Volume 1

Alexander Walker - 1822
...the rising of the sun that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters, furnished with large...receive the milk, which grows yellow, and thickens at its surface. Some Btnpty their bowls under the tree itself ; others carry the juice home to their children....
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Colombia; siendo una relacion geografica, topografica ..., Volume 1

Alexander Walker - Colombia - 1822
...rising of the sun that this vegetable foun,tain is .most abundant. The blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters, furnished with large...the milk, which grows • yellow, and thickens at its surface. Some empty their bowls under the tree itself; others carry the juice home to their children....
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Museum Americanum; Or: Select Antiquities, Curiosities, Beauties, and ...

Charles Hulbert - America - 1823 - 341 pages
...fountain flows most copiously ; the blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters, supplied with large bowls to receive the milk, which grows yellow, and thickens at the surface. THE MANCHINEEL TREE. (Greig's World Displayed.) fT^HE Manchinecl Tree is one of the most poisonous...
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