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Ancient America : in Notes on American Archaeology - Page 28
by John Denison Baldwin - 1871 - 299 pages
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The North American Review, Volume 68

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1849
...feet The neck of the serpent is stretched out and slightly curved, and its mouth is opened wide, as if in the act of swallowing or ejecting an oval figure which rests partially within the distended jaws. This oval is formed by an embankment of earth without any perceptible...
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Chambers's papers for the people

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1850
...The neck of the serpent is stretched out, and slightly curved ; and its month is opened wide, as if in the act of swallowing or ejecting an oval figure, which rests partially within the distended jaws. This oval is formed by an embankment of earth without any perceptible...
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Chambers's Papers for the People, Volume 1

William Chambers - 1850
...The neck of the serpent is stretched out, and slightly curved ; and its mouth is opened wide, as if in the act of swallowing or ejecting an oval figure, which rests partially within the distended jaws. This oval is formed by an embankment of earth without any perceptible...
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The Christian teacher. [Continued as] The Prospective review, ed. by J ...

National review - 1851
...feet. The neck of the serpent is stretched out and slightly curved, and its mouth is opened wide, as if in the act of swallowing or ejecting an oval figure which rests partially within the distended jaws. In Iowa is found a similar earthwork 1,004 feet in length, representing...
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The Serpent Symbol, and the Worship of the Reciprocal Principles of Nature ...

Ephraim George Squier - Indian mythology - 1851 - 254 pages
...tail. The neck of the serpent is stretched out and slightly curved, and its mouth is opened wide, as if in the act of swallowing or ejecting an oval figure which rests partially within the distended jaws. This oval is formed by an embankment of earth, without any perceptible...
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The Travels and Adventures of Celebrated Travelers in the Principal ...

Henry Howe - Voyages and travels - 1854 - 804 pages
...The neck of the serpent is stretched out, and slightly curved ; and its mouth is opened wide, as if in the act of swallowing or ejecting an oval figure, which rests partially within the distended jaws. This oval is formed by an embankment of earth without any perceptible...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 1

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1858
...tail. Tho neck of the figure is stretched out and slightly curved, and its mouth is opened wide, as if in the act of swallowing or ejecting an oval figure,...jaws. This oval is formed by an embankment 4 feet in height, and is perfectly regular in outline, its transverse and conj˙gate diameters being 160 and...
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Annual Report

Smithsonian Institution - Science - 1863
...The neck of the serpent is stretched out, and slightly curved, and its mouth is opened wide, as if in the act of swallowing or ejecting an oval figure, which rests partially within the distended jaws. This oval is formed by an embankment of earth, without any perceptible...
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The National quarterly review, ed. by E.I. Sears

Edward Isidore Sears
...The neck of the serpent is stretched out and slightly curved, and its mouth is opened widely as if in the act of swallowing or ejecting an oval figure, which rests partially within its distended jaws. This oval emblem of earth is four feet high, its diameters being...
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Pre-historic times: as illustrated by ancient remains, and the manners and ...

Sir John Lubbock - Antiquities - 1865 - 512 pages
...The neck of the serpent is stretched out, and slightly curved, and its mouth is opened wide, as if in the act of swallowing or ejecting an oval figure, which rests partially within the distended jaws. This oval is formed by an embankment of earth, without any perceptible...
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