Sweet of Sent

Charles Plumier (1646 – 1704)

Charles Plumier (1646 – 1704)

“Of their fruits Ananas is reckoned one of the best: In taste like an Apricocke, in shew a farre off like an Artichoke, but without prickles, very sweet of sent.”
Samuel Purchas (1577? – 1626)
Purchas His Pilgrimage: or Relations of the World and the Religions observed in all Ages and Places discovered, from the Creation unto this Present