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" ... when wheat is at five shillings the bushel ; it is of a round shape, and hath a thick tough rind: when the fruit is ripe, it is yellow and soft, and the taste is sweet and pleasant. "
A history of the vegetable kingdom - Page 372
by William Rhind - 1841
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A New Voyage Round the World, Volume 1

William Dampier - Buccaneers - 1699
...yeJJow and foft •, and the tafte .is fweet. and pleafant. The Natives of this Ifland ufe it for An. Bread : they gather it when full grown, while it is...and hard •, then they bake it in an Oven, which fcorcheth the rind and makes it black : but they fcrape off the outfide black cruft, .and there remains...
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A new voyage round the world. Vol. 1 [of Dampier's voyages.].

William Dampier - 1703
...and the tafte is fweet . -. .-. and the Natives of Guam. md pleaiant. The Natives of this Ifland ufe it for Bread : they gather it when full grown, while...green and hard ; then they bake it in an Oven, which fcorcheth the rind and makes it black : but they fcrape off the outfidc black cruft, and there remains...
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Christina, the maid of the South seas; a poem

Mary Russell Mitford - 1811
...leaves ; the fruit grows on the boughs like apples ; it is as big as a penny-loaf when wheat is at five shillings the bushel ; it is of a round shape, and...green and hard ; then they bake it in an oven, which scorches the rind, and makes it black ; but they scrape off the outside black crust, and there remains...
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Four Years' Residence in the West Indies

Frederic William Naylor Bayley - West Indies, British - 1830 - 693 pages
...The fruit grows on the boughs, like apples ; it is as big as a penny loaf, when the wheat is at five shillings the bushel. It is of a round shape, and...green and hard ; then they bake it in an oven, which scorches the rind and makes it black, but they scrape off the outside black crust, and there remains...
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster

Edinburgh encyclopaedia - 1830
...leaves. The fruit grows on the boughs like apples ! it is as big as a penny loaf when wheat is at 6ve shillings the bushel ; it is of a round shape, and hath a thick tough rini When the fruit is ripe, it is yellow and soft, and the taste is sweet and pleasant. The natives...
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Four Years' Residence in the West Indies

Frederic William Naylor Bayley - West Indies, British - 1830 - 693 pages
...The fruit grows on the boughs, like apples ; it is as big as a penny loaf, when the wheat is at five shillings the bushel. It is of a round shape, and hath a thick, tough rindWhen the fruit is ripe it is yellow and soft, and the taste is sweet and pleasant. The natives...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Charles Knight - World history - 1832
...leaves. The fruit grows on the boughs like apples ; it is as big as a penny loaf when wheat is at five shillings the bushel ; it is of a round shape, and...natives of Guam use it for bread. They gather it when full-grown, while it is green and hard ; then they bake it in an oven which scorcheth the rind, aud...
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The Monthly Repository, and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 2

F. S. Wiggins Editors: - 1832
...leaves. The fruit grows on the boughs like apples ; it is as big as a penny loaf, when wheat is at five shillings the bushel ; it is of a round shape, and...grown, while it is green and hard ; then they bake it iu an oven which scorcheth the rind, and makcth it black; but they scrape off the outside black crust,...
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The gardeners dictionary, Volume 1

Philip Miller - 1835
...leaves. The fruit grows on the boughs like apples : it is as big as a penny loaf, when wheat is at five shillings the bushel. It is of a round shape, and...sweet and pleasant. The natives of Guam use it for brea.1 ; they gather it when full grown, while it is green and hard; then they bake it in an oven,...
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Outlines of botany

Gilbert Thomas Burnett - 1835
...1688, ayť its fruit " is as big as a penny loaf when wheat is at bs. the bushel ; it is of n found shape, and hath a thick tough rind ; when the fruit is ripe, it is yellow and <oft, and the taste is sweet and pleasant. The natives of Guam use it for bread. Tb<!y gather it when...
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