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Literary usage of Corktree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of Don Quixote of la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, John G. Lockhart, Ricardo de los Ríos (1881)
"At last, Sancho fell asleep at the root of a corktree, and his master fetched a slumber under a spacious oak. But it was not long e'er he was disturbed by a ..."
2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1889)
"... corktree, and good grass ; the ground very rocky. The hills on our right were round and regular ; on the left high, broken, and precipitous. ..."
3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... the corktree, and other oaks, the chestnut, the sycamore, the mountain ash, the evergreen oak. It exports manna, which is obtained from the ash tree, ..."
4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"... corktree ; who, as soon as he perceived us, came forth to meet us with great staidness. His apparel was all torn; his visage disfigured, ..."
5. The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de ( Cervantes Saavedra, Henry Edward Watts (1888)
"... which, in order that the wine might be cool, they had hung on a corktree. Don Quixote spent more time in talking than in despatching his supper, which, ..."