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" It is neither acid, nor sweet, nor juicy; yet one feels the want of none of these qualities, for it is perfect as it is. "
Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and ... - Page 330
by Sir Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell - 1903 - 1021 pages
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Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany, Volume 8

Sir William Jackson Hooker - Botany - 1856
...neither of these qualities, for it is in itself perfect. It produces no nausea or other bad effect, and the more you eat of it the less you feel inclined...sensation worth a voyage to the East to experience. The smell of the ripe fruit is certainly at first disagreeable, though less so when it has newly fallen...
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The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste, Volume 12

Gardening - 1857
...it is in itself perfect. It produces no nausea or other bad effect, and the more you eat of it tho less you feel inclined to stop. In fact, to eat Durians...sensation worth a voyage to the East to experience. The smell of the ripe fruit is certainly at first disagreeable, though less so when it has newly fallen...
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The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom with ...

John Lindley - 1866
...none of these qualities, for it is in itself perfect. It produces no nausea or other bad effect, and the more you eat of it the less you feel inclined...sensation worth a voyage to the East to experience.* The unripe Durians are cooked as a vegetable, and the pulp of the ripe fruit is salted and preserved...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 50

Literature - 1886
...cream-cheese, onion-sauce, brown sherry, and other incongruities," according to Mr. AR Wallace, who adds that " the more you eat of it, the less you feel inclined to stop ; in fact, to eat durions is a rare sensation worth a voyage to the East to experience." The disagreeable external odour...
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The Natural History of Man: Australia, New Zealand, Polynesia, America, Asia ...

Ethnology - 1870
...none of these qualities, for it is perfect as it is. It produces no nausea or other bad effect, and the more you eat of it the less you feel inclined...sensation, worth a voyage to the East to experience." Mr. Wallace, in summing up the merits of the various fruits with which we are acquainted, says that...
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The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-utan and the Bird of ..., Volume 1

Alfred Russel Wallace - Ethnology - 1869
...none of these qualities, for it is perfect as it is. It produces no nausea or other bad effect, and the more you eat of it the less you feel inclined...sensation, worth a voyage to the East to experience. When the fruit is ripe it falls of itself, and the only way to eat Durians in perfection is to get...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 127

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1869
...none of those qualities, for it is perfect as it is. It produces no nausea or other bad effect, and the more you eat of it the less you feel inclined...sensation worth a voyage to the East to experience.' To his mind, the Durian is the king, and the orange the queen of fruits. With respect to all these...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volumes 126-127

1869
...of those qualities, for it is perfect as it is. It produces no 46 47 nausea or other bad effect, and the more you eat of it the less you feel inclined...sensation worth a voyage to the East to experience.' To his mind, the Durian is the king, and the orange the queen of fruits. With respect to all these...
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The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-utan, and the Bird of ..., Volume 1

Alfred Russel Wallace - Ethnology - 1869 - 638 pages
...none of these qualities, for it is perfect as it is. It produces no nausea or other bad effect, and the more you eat of it the less you feel inclined to stop. In fact, to eat durions, is a new sensation worth a voyage to the East to experience. When the fruit is ripe it falls...
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Physical Geography

Mary Somerville, Henry Walter Bates - Biogeography - 1870 - 564 pages
...conspicuous flowers ; the mangosteen, and other tropical fruits, among which is the durian, to eat of which " is a new sensation, worth a voyage to the East to experience." Rice is largely grown. The vast forests are the home of the Orang-Utan, an animal which is confined...
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