Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine, 3rd ser. 1 (1822), 647–49.
Description of the Palmirah Tree of Ceylon
Jos. Roberts, Batticalo, Ceylon
Botany, Providence, Design, Utility, Anthropocentrism, Piety, Wonder
Describes the tree and its many uses from first-hand experience. Concludes: 'Having given this unadorned and minute description, the reader is left to make such reflections as the cast of his genius may suggest. One thing I may safely say, that piety will here find a subject for astonishment and praise' (649).
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