Aloe-fibre sentence example

  • The wars of this nation with the Tepanecs, which went on into the 15th century, were merely destructive, but larger effects arose from the expeditions under the Culhua king Acamapichtli, where the Aztec warriors were prominent, and which extended far outside the valley of Anahuac. Especially a foray southward to Quauhnahuac, now Cuernavaca, on the watershed between the Atlantic and Pacific, brought goldsmiths and other craftsmen to Tenochtitlan, which now began to rise in arts, the Aztecs laying aside their rude garments of aloe-fibre for more costly clothing, and going out as traders for foreign merchandise.
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  • Next to sugar, aloe-fibre is the most important export, the average annual export for the five years ending 1906 being 1840 tons.
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  • Nearly all the aloe-fibre exported is taken by Great Britain and France, while the molasses goes to India.
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