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 155by Hartley Coleridge - 1833 - 157 pagesFull view
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Walter S. H. Lim - Literary Collections - 2006 - 305 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,...