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|From the Hymns for the Amusement of Children (1771).|
- 2. From Bashan's tallest stoutest tree... — the oaks of Bashan are mentioned in the Bible: Isaiah 2:13 and Ezekiel 27:6. In the publication in Gentleman's Magazine (Sept. 1779): From Romney's stoutest, tallest tree. Romney or the Romney Marsh is a sparsely populated wetland area in the counties of Kent and East Sussex in the south-east of England.
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