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" By this we taste the spices of Arabia, yet never feel the scorching sun which brings them forth ; we shine in silks which our hands have never wrought ; we drink of vineyards which we never planted. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 392
1926
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Contemporary India: G.R. Bhatkal Memorial Lectures, 1975-1995

Ganesh Ramrao Bhatkal - India - 1998 - 246 pages
...Trade, Mun writes: Why are we surrounded with the sea? Surely that our wants at home might be supplied by our navigation into other countries, the least...brings them forth; we shine in silks which our hands never wrought, we drink of vineyards which we never planted, the treasures of those mines are ours...
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Food Nations: Selling Taste in Consumer Societies

Warren James Belasco, Philip Scranton, Emeritus Board of Governors Professor Philip Scranton - Social Science - 2002 - 288 pages
...foodstuffs to the British dining room and whose annual report in 1701 observed. "We taste the BtlaAco spices of Arabia yet never feel the scorching sun which brings them forth."2 In other words, this food company was rather proud that, thanks to its noble service in distant...
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Liberating Faith: Religious Voices for Justice, Peace, and Ecological Wisdom

Roger S. Gottlieb - Religion - 2003 - 692 pages
...the lives of two of America's most important religious social activists. "HOW DO THEY KEEP GOING?" We taste the spices of Arabia, yet never feel the scorching sun which brings them forth. — Sir Dudley North Toward the end of Lent, on a spring day under a faltering sun, Daniel Berrigan...
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The Industrialist, Volume 30

Agriculture - 1903 - 768 pages
...thee but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God." Above commerce: ''We take the spices of Arabia, yet never feel the scorching sun which brings them forth." Above history: '•One God, one law, one element, And one far-off divine event, To which the whole...
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