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" raised in the garden of the Horticultural Society from seeds taken from the stomach of a man, whose skeleton was found thirty feet below the surface of the earth, at the bottom of a barrow which was opened near Dorchester. He had been buried with some... "
The Botanical Text-book: An Introduction to Scientific Botany, Both ... - Page 337
by Asa Gray - 1853 - 528 pages
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Principles of general and comparative physiology

William Benjamin Carpenter - 1838
...of the Horticultural Society, from seeds taken from the stomach of a man whose skeleton was found 30 feet below the surface of the earth, at the bottom...with some coins of the Emperor Hadrian, and it is probable, therefore, that the seeds were sixteen or seventeen hundred years old." Instances are of...
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The Botanical Text-book ...

Asa Gray - Botany - 1842 - 413 pages
...communication with the air, and the absence of direct light ; which, although * Dr. Lindley mentions the remarkable case of some Raspberries, " raised...seeds were sixteen or seventeen hundred years old." — Lindl. Intarad. to Botany, Ed. 3, p. 358, not essential to the commencement, are yet indispensable...
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The Botanical Text-book: For Colleges, Schools, and Private Students

Asa Gray - Botany - 1845 - 509 pages
...of their high antiquity, have been made to germinate ; but in these cases there are several causes of possible deception. Dr. Lindley records the remarkable...buried deep in the soil, where they are subject to an uniform and moderate temperature, and removed from the influence of the air and light, are in a...
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The Botanical Text-book: For Colleges, Schools, and Private Students

Asa Gray - Botany - 1845 - 509 pages
...but in these cases there are several causes of possible deception. Dr. Lindley records the temarkable case of some Raspberries, "raised in the garden of...buried with some coins of the Emperor Hadrian ; and it ii therefore probable that the seeds were sixteen or seventeen hundred years old." Most seeds, when...
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The Cultivator, Volume 4

Agriculture - 1847
...man whose skeleton was found thirty feet below the surface of the earth, near Dorchester, in England. He had been buried with some coins of the Emperor...and it is, therefore, probable that the seeds were 1600 or 1700 years old. A new kind of Pea has lately been grown in England from seeds found with a...
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THE CULTIVATOR

LUTHER TUCKER - 1847
...man whose skeleton was found thirty feet below the surface of the earth, near Dorchester, in England. He had been buried with some coins of the Emperor...and it is, therefore, probable that the seeds were 1600 or 17(10 years old. A new kind of Pea has lately been grown in England from seeds found with a...
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A Class-book of Botany, Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Other ...

Alphonso Wood - Botany - 1848 - 645 pages
...were taken from the stomach of a man whose skeleton was found 30 feet below the surface of the earth. He had been buried with some coins of the emperor...Hadrian, and it is therefore probable that the seeds were 1600 or 1700 years old.' Several years ago, in the State of Maine, about 40 miles from the sea. some...
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A class-book of botany, designed for colleges, academies, and other seminaries

Alphonso Wood - Botany - 1848 - 645 pages
...were taken from the stomach of a man whose skeleton was found 30 feet below the surface of the earth. He had been buried with some coins of the emperor Hadrian, and it is therefore probable thai the seeds were 1600 or 1700 years old.' Several years ngo, in the State of Maine, abont 40 miles...
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The life of a tree

Life - 1849
...that ever lived. Dr. Lindley says :—" I have before me three plants of raspberries, which have been raised in the garden of the Horticultural Society...seeds were sixteen or seventeen hundred years old!" Yet, on being planted, and carefully tended, they came to life and bare fruit. A more remarkable anecdote...
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The Ancient Straits of Malvern: An Essay on the Former Marine Conditions ...

James Buckman - Geology - 1849 - 25 pages
...I have at this moment three plants of Raspberries before me, which have been raised in the gardens of the Horticultural Society from seeds taken from...seeds were sixteen or seventeen hundred years old." Hence, then, we have well authenticated instances of plants suddenly appearing under favourable circumstances,...
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