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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 Monthly Repository, and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 2

F. S. Wiggins Editors: - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1832
...„ rising of the sun that this vegetable fountain ia most abundant. The blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters ; furnished with...receive the milk, which grows yellow, and thickens at its surface. Some employ their bowls under the tree itself, others carry thfi juice home to their children....
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The Cottager's monthly visitor

Music - 1834
...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 empty their bowls near the tree itself, others carry the juice home to their children....
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Library of useful knowledge: Natural philosophy...

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Science - 1834
...that this vegetable fountain is most abundant The Blacks ana natives are then seen hastening from al! quarters, furnished with large bowls to receive the milk, which grows yellow, and thickens at its suffice."— Pcrunai AairailM.vol.iv. pp. 816 and ΝΝ17. Under the equator, the climate best suited...
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Narrative of a voyage to the southern Atlantic ocean, in the years ..., Volume 2

William Henry B. Webster - 1834
...vegetable fountain is most abundant ; the blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters, with large bowls to receive the milk, which grows yellow and thickens at its surface." He calls it, the arbol de leche, palo de vaco, or cow-tree ; and says it prevails along...
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Narrative of a Voyage to the Southern Atlantic Ocean: In the Years ..., Volume 2

William Henry Bayley Webster - Gravity - 1834
...vegetable fountain is most abundant ; the blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters, with large bowls to receive the milk, which grows yellow and thickens at its surface." He calls it, the arbol de leche, palo de vaco, or cow-tree ; and says it prevails along...
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The Universal Traveller: Designed to Introduce Readers at Home to an ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Geography - 1836 - 504 pages
...UNIVERSAL TRAVELLER. 123 BOGOTA. at sunrise that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The blacks and the natives are then to be seen hastening from all...receive the milk, which grows yellow and thickens at its surface. Some empty their Bowls under the tree, while others carry home the juice for their children....
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The modern voyager & traveller through Europe, Asia, Africa, & America

William Adams - America - 1836
...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. On the way from Nueva Valencia, by Villa de Cura and San Juan, to the little village of Ortiz, placed...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1837
...abundant. The natives are then to be seen hastening from all quarters, furnished with large boxvls to receive the milk, which grows yellow and thickens at the surface. Some employ their bowls under the tree, while others carry home thejuice for their children. This fine tree...
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Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, Volume 4

Sir Joseph Paxton - Botany - 1838
...its foliage. Its branches appear dead and dried ; yet, as soon as the trunk is pierced, there flows from it a sweet and nourishing milk. It is at sunrise...which grows yellow and thickens at the surface. Some empty their bowls under the tree, while others carry home the juice to their children. The milk obtained...
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Description and Physiological Botany

John Stevens Henslow - Plant physiology - 1839 - 322 pages
...its foliage. Its branches appear dead and dried ; yet as soon as the trunk is pierced, there flows from, it a sweet and nourishing milk. It is at sunrise...which grows yellow and thickens at the surface. Some empty their bowls under the tree, while others carry home the juice to their children. The milk obtained...
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