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The gold-laced, audacious company had vanished like a troop of powerful enchanters, leaving behind them a sullen throng of native genii, kept down by a Solomon's Seal which is _not_ always unbreakable.
The Solomon's Seal (_Convallaria polygonatum_) is a handsome woodland plant by no means uncommon throughout England, particularly in Berkshire, Bucks, Rants, Kent, and Suffolk.
Height, 2 ft. to 6 ft. Solomon's Seal (_Polygonatum Multiflorum_).
Page view page image: the stem in the same manner; and is of a globelar form, consisting of a thin soft pellicle which encloses a soft pulp inveloping from three to four seeds, white, firm, smothe, and in the form of a third or quarter of a globe, and large in proportion to the fruit or about the size of the seed of the common small grape. this berry when grown and unripe is not specked as that of the Solomon's Seal berry is; this last has only one globular smoth white firm seed in each berry. the Solme grows in the woodlands among the moss. and is an annual plant to all appearance. 1
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