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72 페이지 - Rheede has exhibited in a coarse delineation of its leaves only — its flowers, in their perfect state, are among the loveliest objects in the vegetable world ; and appear, through a lens, like minute rubies and emeralds in constant motion from the least breath of air. It is the sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle ; and its usefulness added to its beauty induced the Hindus, in their earliest ages, to believe that it was the mansion of a benevolent nymph.
6 페이지 - It seemed as if I were travelling among the clustered columns of some enormous and enchanted Gothic cathedral compared to which the minster at York, or the cathedral at Winchester, would have seemed mere baby-houses. The ground extended on all sides as smooth, and flat, and clear of underwood, as if the whole had been paved with grave-stones. From this level surface rose on every hand, and as far as the eye could penetrate into the forest, immense symmetrical clusters of bamboo, varying in diameter...
15 페이지 - In the year 1785 many provinces of France were so ravaged by them, that a premium was offered by the government for the best mode of destroying them. They do not confine themselves to grass, but eat also the roots of corn ; and it is to feast upon this grub more particularly that the rooks follow the...
7 페이지 - ... imagination, naves and transepts, aisles and choirs, such as none but a Gothic architect ever dared to conceive. Overhead the interlacing curves of the bamboos constituted as complete a groined roof as that of Winchester or Westminster, on a scale of grandeur far beyond the bold conception even of those wonderful artists who devised that glorious school of architecture, which, in the opinion of many people, has raised the dark centuries immediately subsequent to the era of the crusades almost...
48 페이지 - ... and they are repeated in the colder regions of tropical countries Thus the shores of the lake of Titicaca are enclosed by a thick forest of a beautiful rush,* just as the great lakes of Prussia are. The people of that country would live in great wretchedness, if nature had not bestowed on it those plants, for it lies far above the limit of trees, and only a few bushes grow in its neighbourhood. A few sticks, an oar to put the balsas or boat, woven of rushes, in motion on the lake, or a pole for...
60 페이지 - ... in length, and so finely polished, that, but for their green colour, we might think it was composed of silver oats. Yet it is not green ; neither is it white, nor gold-colour, nor purple, but it is a union of all these : it is the offspring of silver and of gold, of the amethyst and the emerald.
8 페이지 - So pure, so fresh ! — the woods, the sky, the air ! It seemed a place where angels might repair, And tune their harps, amidst these tranquil shades, To morning songs, and moon-light serenades.
6 페이지 - ... out from the bare table-land of Mysore, and proceeded towards the hilly and thickly-wooded regions overhanging the Malabar country. When I awoke in my palankeen, I knew not very distinctly where I had got to, for I had been dreaming all night about the monstrous statue at Shrivanabalagol, I sat up, drew the door gently back, and, looking out, found myself in the midst of one of the most curious and magnificent scenes which my eyes had ever beheld. It seemed as if I were travelling among the clustered...
73 페이지 - May Durva, which rose from the water of life, which has a hundred roots and a hundred stems, efface a hundred of my sins, and prolong my existence on earth for a hundred years!
7 페이지 - ... as I ascertained by actual measurement. For about eight or ten feet from the ground, each of these clusters or columns preserved a form nearly cylindrical, after which they began gradually to swell outwards, each bamboo assuming for itself a graceful curve, and rising to the height, some of...

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