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" And decks the goddess with the glittering spoil. This casket India's glowing gems unlocks, And all Arabia breathes from yonder box. The tortoise here and elephant unite, Transform'd to combs — the speckled, and the white. "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ... - Page 70
by Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
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Fresh from the Past: Recipes and Revelations from Moll Flanders' Kitchen

Sandra Sherman, Henry Chotkowski - 2004 - 432 pages
...of the world" furnish her toilette: The casket India's glowing gems unlocks. And all Arabia breaths from yonder box. The Tortoise here and Elephant unite,...Transform'd to Combs, the speckled, and the white. Spices, olives, sugar, anchovies . . . these were also artifacts of trade, and their inclusion in Fisher's...
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The Prose of Things: Transformations of Description in the Eighteenth Century

Cynthia Wall - 2006 - 331 pages
...various Off 'rings of the World appear; This Casket India's glowing Gems unlocks, And all Arabia springs from yonder Box. The Tortoise here and Elephant unite, Transform'd to Combs, the speckled and the white.42 In 1818, William Hazlitt had commented about this poem: "It is like looking through a microscope,...
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