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" The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as, at this day, to Indians known; In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd... "
Poems - Page 155
by Hartley Coleridge - 1833 - 157 pages
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Barbarous Dissonance and Images of Voice in Milton's Epics

Elizabeth Sauer, Professor of English Elizabeth Sauer - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 213 pages
...But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Decan spreads her Arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended Twigs take root, and Daughters grow About the Mother Tree, a Pillar 'd shade High overarch't, and echoing Walks between; There oft the Indian Herdsman shunning...
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Subject and Object in Renaissance Culture

Margreta de Grazia, Maureen Quilligan, Peter Stallybrass - Literary Collections - 1996 - 398 pages
...But such as at this day Indians known In Malabar or Deccan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree . . those leaves They gathered, broad as Amazonian targe, And with what skill they had, together sewed,...
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The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800

Myra Jehlen, Michael Warner - History - 1997 - 1118 pages
...But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Decan spreads her Arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended Twigs take root,...grow About the Mother Tree, a Pillar'd shade High overarch't, and echoing Walks between; There oft the Indian Herdsman shunning heat Shelters in cool,...
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Milton and the Natural World: Science and Poetry in Paradise Lost

Karen L. Edwards - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 280 pages
...But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillared shade High overarched, and echoing walks between; There oft the Indian herdsman shunning heat...
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Caribbeana: An Anthology of English Literature of the West Indies, 1657-1777

Thomas W. Krise - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 358 pages
...such as at this day to Indians known, In Malabar and Decan spreads her arms; Branching so broad and long, that in the ground, The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother-tree, a pillar'd shade, High over-arch'd, and echoing walks between. There oft the Indian herdsman,...
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Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan Or the Central and Western Rajpoot ...

James Tod - Rajasthan (India) - 2001 - 1517 pages
...as at this day, to Indians known ' In Malabar or Demean, spreads her arms ' Branching so broad and long, that in the ground ' The bended twigs take root,...the mother tree, a pillar'd shade ' High overarched, and echoing walks between. • There oft the Indian herdsman, shunning heat, ' Shelters in cool and...
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Sensible Flesh: On Touch in Early Modern Culture

Elizabeth D. Harvey - History - 2003 - 320 pages
...But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Decan spreads her Arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended Twigs take root, and Daughters growAbout the Mother Tree . . . Those Leaves They gather'd, broad as Ama2onian Targe, And with what...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Deccan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillared shade High overarched, and echoing walks between; There oft the Indian herdsman shunning heat...
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Paradise Lost (Hughes Edition)

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - Poetry - 2003 - 384 pages
...But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Deean spreads her Arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended Twigs take root, and Daughters grow 1105 About the Mother Tree, a Pillar'd shade High overarch't, and echoing Walks between; There oft...
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Indian Renaissance: British Romantic Art and the Prospect of India

Hermione De Almeida, George H. Gilpin - Art - 2005 - 336 pages
...perhaps, by a remembrance of Milton's very female fig tree in Paradise Lost ('Branching so broad and long, that in the ground / The bended twigs take root. And daughters grow / About the mother tree,') and the clear associations made by Milton between the fig tree of life and an Eve created to sin. But...
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