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" WATERING ? WHETHER is it because (as Laitus thinks) showers, parting the earth by the violence of their fall, make passages, whereby the water may more easily penetrate to the root ? Or cannot this be true ; and did Laitus never consider that marsh-plants... "
plutarch's morals - Page 486
by william w. goodwin - 1874
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The third volume of Plutarch's Morals, tr. by several hands

Plutarchus - 1704
...faid well, that no Man Could go twece into the fame River. And yet thefe very Waters nourifh worle than Rain-water. But Water from the Heavens is light and aerial, and being mixt with fpirit, is the quicker pafled and elevated into the Plant, by reafon of its tenuity j for...
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Plutarch's Morals, Volume 3

William Watson Goodwin - Philosophy, Ancient - 1870
...the violence of their fall, make passages, whereby the water may more easily penetrate to the root ? Or cannot this be true ; and did Laitus never consider...soonest altered and overcome by the thing nourished ? — for this very thing is concoction. On the contrary, inconcoction is when the aliment is too strong...
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 3

1874
...the violence of their fall, make passages, whereby the water may more easily penetrate to the root ? Or cannot this be true ; and did Laitus never consider...soonest altered and overcome by the thing nourished ? — for this very thing is concoction. On the contrary, inconcoction is when the aliment is too strong...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 54

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1886
...naphtha that takes fire at a distance from the flame." " Water from the heavens," says Plutarch, " is light and aerial, and, being mixed with spirit, is the quicker passed and elevated into the plants by reason of its tenuity." Bain- water, he further says, " is bred in the air and wind, and...
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Plutarch's Miscellanies and Essays: Comprising All His Works ..., Volume 3

Plutarch - 1889
...the violence of their fall, make passages, whereby the water may more easily penetrate to the root ? Or cannot this be true ; and did Laitus never consider...soonest altered and overcome by the thing nourished ^ — for this very thing is concoction. On the contrary, inconcoction is when the aliment is too strong...
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Indoor Studies

John Burroughs - Literature and science - 1895 - 265 pages
...naphtha that takes fire at a distance from the flame. " " Water from the heavens, " says Plutarch, " is light and aerial, and, being mixed with spirit, is the quicker passed and elevated into the plants by reason of its tenuity." Rain- water, he further says, "is bred in the air and wind, and falls...
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The Writings of John Burroughs: Indoor studies

John Burroughs - Natural history - 1895
...naphtha that takes fire at a distance from the flame." " Water from the heavens," says Plutarch, " is light and aerial, and, being mixed with spirit, is the quicker passed and elevated into the plants by reason of its tenuity." Kain-water, he further says, "is bred in the air and wind, and falls...
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The Writings of John Burroughs: Indoor studies

John Burroughs - Natural history - 1895
...naphtha that takes fire at a distance from the flame. " " Water from the heavens, " says Plutarch, " is light and aerial, and, being mixed with spirit, is the quicker passed and elevated into the plants by reason of its tenuity." Rain- water, he further says, "is bred in the air and wind, and falls...
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The Writings of John Burroughs: Indoor studies

John Burroughs - Natural history - 1895
...Median naphtha that takes fire at a distance from the flame. " "Water from the heavens," says Plutarch, "is light and aerial, and, being mixed with spirit, is the quicker passed and elevated into the plants by reason of its tenuity." Kain- water, he further says, "is bred in the air and wind, and falls...
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The Writings of John Burroughs: Indoor studies

John Burroughs - 1904
...Median naphtha that takes fire at a distance from the flame." "Water from the heavens," says Plutarch, "is light and aerial, and, being mixed with spirit, is the quicker passed and elevated into the plants by reason of its tenuity." Rain-water, he further says, "is bred in the air and wind, and falls...
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