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" The blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters, furnished with large bowls to 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. "
Travels in South America - Page 39
1822 - 180 pages
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - 1819
...months of the year not a single shower moistens it's foliage. It's branches appear dead and dried ; but when the trunk is pierced, there flows from it...nourishing milk. It is at the rising of the Sun, that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The Blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters,...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1819
...several months of 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...nourishing milk. It is at the rising of the sun, that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The Blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters,...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 21

1819
...several months of 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...nourishing milk. It is at the rising of the sun, that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The Blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters,...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland - 1819
...months of the year not a single shower moistens it's foliage. It's branches appear dead and dried ; but when the trunk is pierced, there flows from it...nourishing milk. It is at the rising of the Sun, that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The Blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters,...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1819
...several months of 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 Blacks and natives...
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a ..., Volume 2

1820
...several months of 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...nourishing milk. It is at the rising of the sun that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The Blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters,...
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Colombia: Siendo una relacion geografica, topografica, agricultural ...

Alexander Walker - 1822
...not a single shower moistens, its foliage : its branches appear dead and dried ; but when the {runk is pierced, there flows from it a sweet and nourishing milk. It is at the rising of the sun that this vegetable foun,tain is .most abundant. The blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all...
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Colombia: Being a Geographical, Statistical, Agricultural ..., Volume 1

Alexander Walker - 1822
...moistens its foliage : its branches appear dead and dried ; but when the trunk is pierced, there flow's from it a sweet and nourishing milk. It is at the rising of the sun that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters,...
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Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander von Humboldt - 1825
...several months of the year not a single shower moistens its foliage. It's branches appear dead and dried; but when the trunk is pierced, there flows from it...nourishing milk. It is at the rising of the Sun, that this vegetable fountain is most abundant. The Blacks and natives are then seen hastening from all quarters,...
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Botano-theology, an arranged compendium [by J. S. Duncan.].

John Shute Duncan - 1825
...penetrate into " the stone. For several months of the year not a single shower " moistens its foliage : but when the trunk is pierced there flows " from it a sweet and nourishing milk. The blacks and natives " throng with large bowls to receive it. We seem to see the " family of a shepherd...
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