Youth's Magazine,  3rd ser. 10 (1837), 372–73.

The Cedar Tree



Extract, Travelogue

Publications extracted:

M De La Martine


Botany, Piety

    The account of the cedars of Lebanon relates chiefly to biblical themes, and to local traditions respecting the trees. Recording the fact that they thrive above the point 'where all other vegetation expires', the writer notes that this astonishes the 'people of the East', and continues, 'and I do not know if men of science would not be astonished also'. A final meditation concerns all the prayers that have resounded under the branches of these trees, all acknowledging God 'and adoring him in his natural manifestations!'. (373)

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