When so many costs are devoted to superb and splendid buildings, luxurious clothes, and all kinds of esculent
delights--I pass over in silence the innumerable remainder of unnecessary things--is it any marvel that poverty is dreaded if the gain of usury is not abandoned?
Potato: ('I suppose an American word') An esculent
And if astronauts ever venture to Mars, John Reader asserts in his 2009 book Potato: A History of the Propitious Esculent
, potatoes will surely be a staple of their daily meals.
I find I incorporate gneiss and coal and long-threaded moss and fruits and grains and esculent
roots, And am stucco'd with quadrupeds and birds all over
ldots] wintergrain sprouts, and those of the light-yellow corn, and of the esculent
roots of the garden,