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 Paradise Regained (in four books).Paradise of Fools. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Paradise Shoots.
The lign aloe; said to be the only plant descended to us from the Garden of Eden. When Adam left Paradise, it is said, he took with him a shoot of this tree, which he planted in the land where he settled, and from which all other lign aloes have been propagated.   1

 Paradise Regained (in four books).Paradise of Fools. 


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