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The Upas Tree (Large Print Edition)

A Christmas Story for all the Year

by Barclay, Florence L.

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11974648M
    ISBN 101434601463
    ISBN 109781434601469

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    The Upas Tree by Florence L. Barclay. This free downloadable e-book can be read on your computer or e-reader. Mobi files can be read on Kindles, Epub files. "Upas tree!" he snarled. "Take that, and be damned!" He had hurt his knuckles. He walked back to the fire, rubbing them carefully with his left hand. "Poor old chap," he said. "It is hard lines! You meant well; but all the while you were a Upas tree. 'I, Helen, take thee, Upas, to be my wedded husband.' Poor lovely Helen! What a bargain!".

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The Upas Tree book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Novel by the British novelist most well known for The Rosary; a story /5.

The Upas Tree book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Torn between a safe but unhappy life and jumping headfirst into the unknown /5(16).

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Florence /5(11). The upas tree, Antiaris toxicaria, grows throughout the world, particularly the tropical areas of Africa, Asia, and is a massive, stately tree that can reach heights of feet (40 meters) and in the s known as a matter of fact to be “one of the most deadly vegetable products of creation (1, check out this book title).”.

The Upas Tree was written in the year by Florence L. Barclay. This book is one of the most popular novels of Florence L. Barclay, and has been translated into several other languages around. Set in the wild and rough beauty of the Scottish Highlands, The Upas Tree is a tale of regret, absolution and hope.

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The Upas is found in different parts of the East Indies, in Java, Borneo, Sumatra and in the Celebes. The leaves are figured in many books as those of Antiaris toxicaria. Rumph describes it under the name Arbor toxicaria. The tree grows with a rather thick trunk 60. Other articles where Upas tree is discussed: Rosales: Moraceae: latex of Antiaris toxicaria (upas tree) contains an extremely toxic cardiac glycoside, which has the effect of increasing the force of contraction of the muscles of the heart; in tropical Asia it is a valuable source of poison for arrows and darts.

Maclura pomifera (Osage orange), of central North. Also for your edification and delight (if you like to recite poetry) you might take a look at a poem by Pushkin titled the “Upas Tree.” There is a blogspot “Poems Found in Translation” which you can tap to hear it in Russian.

“Belair Cove” is listed as “Lanse Des Belaires” in the collection People Take Warning!Murder Ballads & Disaster Songs, –, Josh Rosenthall. Antiaris toxicaria is a tree in the mulberry and fig family, is the only species currently recognized in the genus genus Antiaris was at one time considered to consist of several species, but is now regarded as just one variable species which can be further divided into five subspecies.

One significant difference within the species is that the size of the fruit. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Upas Tree at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(9). This tree, a “fair decoy / Where ruin tempts you in the guise of joy,” recalls the “apple bright” and the modus operandi of the Manchineel, but “Upas” seems to have become the all-purpose name for illustrative poison trees by this point.

20 ↤ 20 Like Coleridge and the Manchineel, Grigson remembers the Upas being used as an example. Get this from a library. The upas tree. [Florence L Barclay] -- Budding author Ronald West is married to lovely heiress Helen.

He has decided it is imperative he travel to Central Africa to carry out research for his new novel. He is so obsessed with this idea. Upas, from the Javanese word for "poison", refers to an evergreen tree known as Antiaris toxicaria.A native of southeastern Asia with highly poisonous sap.

it is the source of the following literary allusions. Quotes []. Dear Reader, if you chance to catch a sight. The Upas Tree. This terrible plant, to which was for a long time attached a sort of fabulous interest–killing, it was said, man, bird, and beast, that came within the circle of its influence–is of the same tribe of plants as that from which the Strychnos Nux Vomica is obtained.

2 For example, the tree is the subject of a poem by Pushkin, “The Upas Tree”. 3 Howe, M. De Wolfe (ed.), The Pollock-Holmes Letters Correspondence of Sir Frederick Pollock & Mr Justice Holmes –, vol.

1 (Cambridge ), (Pollock to Holmes, March ). 8vo (5½" x 7¾"). Unsigned binding design by Fred T. Hancke of an Upas tree in the foreground of a windswept plowed field in white and gold on dark green cloth. Includes black and white frontis. and 3 additional black and white full page illustrations by William Ottman.

Written by a then prominent member of the Chicago Bar, is a detective story and romance about a young lawyer. Playmates (), The Upas Tree (), Holding On and A Knock at the Door () quickly followed. The settings were not foreign parts, but.

The Upas Tree, A Christmas Story for all the Year By: Florence Louisa Barclay () Ronald West has a brilliant idea for his next novel, but to do it right, he wants to spend the next six months tramping around central Africa to experience the setting first hand.5/5(1).

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But, as usual, our heroine has bungled; so, while unharmed Ian flies the coop, nice widower Mr. Fraser appears to take over the gardening and cut down the house-trapping Upas tree, ""one that corrupts everything in its shade."" A sly, witty portrait of a born victim; a lightly ironic fable; an exquisite little trifle.Additional Physical Format: Online version: McMurdy, Robert, Upas tree.

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