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Examples of Ptw
It seemed to us a good _cyclopaedian_ article on the subject, and we accordingly admitted it.
In addition to what has been said in the article upon tea, (by _P.T.W._) allow me to remark (and which I do not recollect ever to have seen noticed in any work upon the subject) that the seed is contained in _two_ vessels, the outer one varying in shape, triangular, long, and round, according to the number which it contains of what may be termed inner vessels.
The outer vessel of a triangular shape, measures, from the base to the apex about three quarters of an inch, and is of a dark brown colour, approaching to black, and thick, strong, and rough in texture; within this is another vessel, containing the kernel; this inner vessel is of a light brown colour, thin, and brittle, in shape, seldom perfectly round, but mostly flat on one side: there are three of them in a triangular seed vessel, two in a long one, and one in that which is round.
In the present age we have _bookworms_, who wander from one bookstall to another, and there devour their daily store of knowledge.
He died at the age of 81, in the year 1714.