Field and Tuer, the Leadenhall Press : Simpkin, Marshall,
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tegard to this arrangement, time is divided into exact weeks of seven days each. The days are called from the planets as ours are ; thus, they name the first day of the week from the sun, the second from the moon, the third from Mars, the fourth from Mercury ; fifth, Jupiter ; sixth, Venus ; seventh, Saturn.
Productions.aRice, oil-seeds, sugar-cane, cotton, indigo, tobacco, cutch, sessamum, tea, Indian corn, wheat, millet, and sugar from the Palmyra palm.
Fruit trees.aOranges, limes, mangoes, jacks, papayas, guavas, cashew-nuts, pine-apples, plantains, custard-apples, sweet limes, citrons, pomegranates, tamarinds, jujubes, shaddocks, and many others.
Vegetables.aSweet potatoes, yams, beans of .several kinds, horse-radish tree, wild asparagus, gourds, brinjal, tomatoes, okra, leeks, onions, chilies, mushrooms, and Chinese radishes.
Forests.aTeak, pine, pyngado, padouk, pyema, thitsee, eng, wild mango, and many other kinds. Bamboos grow to a height of from eighty to a Jiundred feet; and the trees in the ever-greenForests.a Teak, pine, pyngado, padouk, pyema, thitsee, eng, wild mango, and many other kinds. Bamboos grow to a height of from eighty to a Jiundred feet; and the trees in the ever-green