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" Thus, when a man becomes infirm and weary of the world, he is said to invite his own children to eat him in the season when salt and limes are cheapest. He then ascends a tree, round which his friends and offspring assemble, and as they shake the tree,... "
A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the World - Page 556
by Sidney Edwards Morse - 1822 - 676 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 16

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1810
...He then Ascends % trea, round which his friends and nlupTin'T assemble; and. as they shake the tree, join in a funeral dirge, the import of which is, " the season is come — the fruit is ripe — and it must descend. " The victim descends ; and those that are nearest ami dearest >to him,- deprive him...
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Asiatick Researches: Or, Transactions of the Society Instituted ..., Volume 10

Asiatick Society (Calcutta, India) - Asia - 1811
...He then ascends a tree, round which his friends and offspring assemble, and as they shake the tree, join in a funeral dirge, the import of which is, " The season is come, the fruit is ripe, and it must descend." The victim descends, and those that are nearest and dearest to him, deprive him of...
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Two Discourses Preached Before the University of Cambridge: On Commencement ...

Claudius Buchanan - Africa - 1811 - 420 pages
...then ascends a tree, round " which his friends and offspring assemble, and " as they shake the tree, join in a funeral " dirge, the import of which is, * The season. " is come, the fruit is ripe, and it must de» " scend.' The victim descends, and those thai •' are nearest and dearest to him deprive...
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Two Discourses Preached Before the University of Cambridge ... July 1, 1810 ...

Claudius Buchanan - 1811 - 274 pages
...He then ascends a tree, round which his friends and offspring assemble, and as they shake the tree, join in a funeral dirge the import of which is, 'The season is come, the fruit is ripe, and it must descend.' The victim descends, and those that are nearest and dearest to him deprive him of...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1811
...He then ascends a tree, round which his friends and offspring assemble, and, as they shake the tree, join in a funeral dirge* the import of which is « the season is come—the fruit is ripe—and it must descend." The victim descends, and those who are nearest and...
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The Evangelical Magazine

Religion - 1811
...He then ascends a tree, round which his friends and offspring assemble ; and as they shake the tree, join in a funeral dirge, the import of which is,' The season is come, the fruit is ripe, and it must descend.' The victim de•cends; and those that are nearest and dearest to him, deprive him...
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The works of the Rev. Claudius Buchanan, L. L. D., comprising his Christian ...

Claudius Buchanan - Asia - 1812 - 420 pages
...He then ascends a tree, round which his friends and offspring assemble, and as they shake the tree, join in a funeral dirge, the import of which is, " The season is come, the fruit is ripe, and it must descend." The victim descends, and those that are nearest and dearest to him deprive him of...
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The Works of the Rev. Claudius Buchanan, L.L.D.: Comprising His Eras of ...

Claudius Buchanan - Asia - 1812 - 369 pages
...He then ascends a tree, round which his friends and offspring assemble, and as they shake the tree, join in a funeral dirge, the import of which is, 'The season is come, the fruit is ripe, and it must descend.' The victim descends, and those that are nearest and dearest to him deprive him of...
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Sermons on Interesting Subjects

Claudius Buchanan - 1812 - 331 pages
...then " ascends a tree, round which his friends and " offspring assemble, and as they shake the " tree, join in a funeral dirge, the import of " which is, ' The season is come, the fruit is " ripe, and it must descend.' The victim de" scends, and those that are nearest and dear" est to him deprive him...
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A New System of Geography: Ancient and Modern ... Accompanied with an Atlas ...

Jedidiah Morse, Sidney Edwards Morse - Geography - 1822 - 378 pages
...eating each other. When a man becomes aged and inBrm, he invites his children and friends to come and eat him. He ascends a tree, round which his friends...and join in a funeral dirge, the import of which is lt The season is come, the fruit is ripe, and must descend." After this the old man deseeds, and is...
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