Presently they came to a low plant which had broad, spreading leaves, in the center of which grew a single fruit about as large as a peach.
The piglets had smelled the fruit quickly, and before the girl could reach out her hand to pluck it every one of the nine tiny ones had rushed in and commenced to devour it with great eagerness.
For many are the Trees of God that grow In Paradise, and various, yet unknown To us, in such abundance lies our choice, As leaves a greater store of Fruit
untoucht, Still hanging incorruptible, till men Grow up to thir provision, and more hands Help to disburden Nature of her Bearth.
It is a strange thing to observe, how high a rate great kings and monarchs do set upon this fruit
of friendship, whereof we speak: so great, as they purchase it, many times, at the hazard of their own safety and greatness.
After some minutes, the part of the fruits
that was exposed to the fire was completely roasted.
But very soon I saw the reason of it and joined them heartily, for the monkeys, annoyed and wishing to pay us back in our own coin, began to tear the nuts from the trees and cast them at us with angry and spiteful gestures, so that after very little labour our sacks were filled with the fruit
which we could not otherwise have obtained.
seemed a convenient thing to begin upon, and holding one of these up I began a series of interrogative sounds and gestures.
They are of an excellent flavor -- perhaps even better than those cultivated in England; and this I believe is the highest compliment which can be paid to any fruit
And still smiling, she pushed Tarzan gently away; and looking at him with a half-smiling, half-quizzical expression that made her face wholly entrancing, she pointed to the fruit
upon the ground, and seated herself upon the edge of the earthen drum of the anthropoids, for hunger was asserting itself.
I have never seen an instance of nutritious seeds passing through the intestines of a bird; but hard seeds of fruit
will pass uninjured through even the digestive organs of a turkey.
I gave my head-gardener the strictest orders to watch the trees carefully, for the magician had warned my father that if one unripe fruit
were plucked from the tree, all the rest would become rotten at once.
We struck into it, and it soon brought us by an indistinctly traced path to a comparatively clear space, at the further end of which we descried a number of the trees, the native name of which is 'annuee', and which bear a most delicious fruit
Mawkish and over-mellow becometh the fruit
in their hands: unsteady, and withered at the top, doth their look make the fruit
First, they worked at day's labor in the fruit
Caedmon next tells how the fiend tempted first the man and then the woman with guileful lies to eat of the fruit
which had been forbidden to them, and how Eve yielded to him.