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" I saw a man bearing away upon his back something enveloped in an ample covering of scarlet cloth ; he was surrounded by twenty or thirty young fellows, and by them protected from the desperate attacks made upon him by a party of young women. "
The flowery kingdom and the land of the mikado: or, China, Japan, and Corea ... - Page 204
by Henry Davenport Northrop, John Russell Young - 1894
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Literary World, Volume 7

1877
...cries proceeding from some village close at hand. Fearing some quarrel, I rode to the spot, and there I saw a man bearing away upon his back something enveloped...was surrounded by twenty or thirty young fellows, protected from the desperate attacks made upon him by a party of young women. On seeking an explanation...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1863
...village close at hand. Fearing some serious quarrel I rode to the spot, ami there saw a mnn hearing away upon his back something enveloped in an ample...by them protected from the desperate attacks made on him by a party of youn™ women. On seeking an erplanation ó: this novel scene, I was told that...
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A personal narrative of thirteen years service amongst the wild tribes of ...

Sir John Campbell - Kandh (Indic people) - 1864 - 320 pages
...proceeding from a village close at hand. Fearing some serious quarrel, I rode to the spot, and there I saw a man bearing away upon his back something enveloped...by them protected from the desperate attacks made on him by a party of young women. On seeking an explanation of this novel scene, I was told that the...
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The Wedding Day in All Ages and Countries, Volume 1

Edward J. Wood - Marriage customs and rites - 1869
...cries proceeding from a village close at hand. Fearing some quarrel, I rode to the spot, and there I saw a man bearing away upon his back something enveloped...women. On seeking an explanation of this novel scene, I was told that the man had just been married, and his precious burden was his blooming bride, whom...
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The Origin of Civilisation and the Primitive Condition of Man: Mental and ...

Sir John Lubbock - Civilization - 1875 - 528 pages
...' proceeding from a village close at hand. Fearing some ' quarrel, I rode to the spot, and there I saw a man ' bearing away upon his back something enveloped...surrounded ' by twenty or thirty young fellows, and by them pro' tected from the desperate attacks made upon him by ' a party of young women. On seeking an explanation...
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The origin of civilisation and the primitive condition of man; mental and ...

John Lubbock (1st baron Avebury.) - 1875
...covering of scarlet cloth ; he was surrounded 1 by twenty or thirty young fellows, and by them pro' tected from the desperate attacks made upon him by ' a party...women. On seeking an explanation ' of this novel scene, I was told that the man had just ' been married, and his precious burden was his bloom' ing bride,...
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The origin of civilisation and the primitive condition of man; mental and ...

John Lubbock (1st baron Avebury.) - 1875
...covering of scarlet cloth ; he was surrounded 1 by twenty or thirty young fellows, and by them pro' tected from the desperate attacks made upon him by ' a party...women. On seeking an explanation ' of this novel scene, I was told that the man had just ' been married, and his precious burden was his bloom' ing bride,...
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Woman outside Christendom, an exposition of the influence exerted by ...

James G de T. Mandley - 1880 - 159 pages
...Khondistan. Hearing a great disturbance in a village close by, he went to ascertain the cause, when he saw: " a man bearing away upon his back something...attacks made upon him by a party of young women." It turned out that the bundle contained the young man's "blooming bride," whom he was pretending to...
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Sparkling spray of fact and fiction, miscellany [in prose and verse].

Annie E. Hoffman - 1882
...cries proceeding from a village close at hand. Fearing some quarrel, I rode to the spot, and there I saw a man bearing away upon his back something enveloped...fellows, and by them protected from the desperate attack made upon him by a party of young women. On seeking an explanation of this novel scene, I was...
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Studies in Ancient History: Comprising a Reprint of Primitive ..., Volume 1

John Ferguson McLennan - Marriage - 1886 - 387 pages
...cries proceeding from a village close at hand. Fearing some quarrel, I rode to the spot, and there I saw a man bearing away upon his back something enveloped...women. On seeking an explanation of this novel scene, I was told that the man had just been married, and his precious burden was his blooming bride, whom...
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