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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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Conversations on vegetable physiology, by the author of 'Conversations on ...

Jane Marcet - 1839
...fountain is most abundant. The natives are seen hastening from all quarters, furnished with large H 2 bowls to receive the milk, which grows yellow, and thickens at the surface. This tree is of the family of the Sapoteae. CAROLINE. What a delightful resource it must be to the...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 16

Periodicals - 1840
...as soon as the trunk is pierced, there flows from it a sweet and nourishing milk. It is at sunrise this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The natives...which grows yellow, and thickens at the surface. Some employ their bowls under the tree, while others carry home the juice for their children. This fine...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 16

Periodicals - 1840
...as soon, as the trunk is pierced, there flows from it a sweet and nourishing milk. It is at sunrise this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The natives...milk, which grows yellow, and thickens at the surface. Seme employ their bowls under the tree, while others carry home the juice for their children. This...
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Humboldt's travels and discoveries in South America

1840
...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 under the tree itself, others carry the juice home to their children....
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Biography
...at sunrise that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The natives are then to be seen hasteuing from all quarters, furnished with large bowls to receive...bowls under the tree, while others carry home the juice to their children ; and you might fancy you saw the family of a cowherd fathering around him,...
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Small Books on Great Subjects, Volume 2

Philosophy - 1846
...that this vegetable * With the fixed oils should perhaps be cluised the regettble tallows and butters. fountain is most abundant. The natives are then to...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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Botanical Rambles

Charles Alexander Johns - Botany - 1846 - 187 pages
...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 Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volumes 3-5

Christian Henry Bateman - 1863
...that the vegetable fountain flows most freely. At that time the blacks and natives are seen coming with large bowls to receive the milk, which grows yellow and thickens at its surface. One imagines he sees the family of a shepherd distributing the milk of his flock." But...
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The life of a tree

Life - 1849
...nourishing milk. It is at sunrise that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The natives are then seen hastening from all quarters furnished with large...bowls under the tree, while others carry home the juice to their children ; and you might fancy you saw the family of a cowherd gathering around him,...
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Student and Family Miscellany, Volumes 3-4

Norman Allison Calkins - Education - 1851
...fountain flows most freely. At that time the blacks and natives are seen coming from all parts provided with large bowls to receive the milk, which grows yellow and thickens at its surface. Some empty their vessels on the spot, while others carry them to their children. One imagines...
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