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" Tejuco, a stone of 16^ carats was found : it was pleasing to see the anxious desire manifested by the officers that it might prove heavy enough to entitle the poor negro to his freedom; and when, on being delivered and weighed, it proved only a carat... "
Travels in the Interior of Brazil,: Particulary in the Gold and Diamond ... - Page 220
by John Mawe - 1812 - 366 pages
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 74

English literature - 1812
...premiums are given. During my stay at Tejuco a stone of 16^ carats was found : it was pleasing to see tht anxious desire manifested by the officers that it...might prove heavy enough to entitle the poor negro to Ъ'к freedom, and when, on being delivered and weighed, it proved only a carat short of the requisite...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 20

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - Literary Criticism - 1812
...fortunate as to find a diamond of the weight of an octavo (17^ carats), much ceremony takes place. He it crowned with a wreath of flowers, and carried in procession...manifested by the officers that it might prove heavy enougii to entitle the poor negro to his freedom ; and when, on being delivered and weighed, it proved...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 7

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1812
...stones of trivial amount proportionate premiums are givfn. During my stay at Tejuco a stone of 165 carats was found: it was pleasing to see the anxious...entitle the poor negro to his freedom, and when on being delivered and weighed it proved only a carat short of the requisite weight, all seemed to sympathize...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 7

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1812
...proportionate premiums are given. During ray s(ay at Tejuco a stone of l6\ carats was found: it wai pleasing to see the anxious desire manifested by the...entitle the poor negro to his freedom, and when on being delivered and weighed it proved only a carat short of the requisite weight, all seemed to sympathize...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 7

English literature - 1812
...trivial amount proportionate premiums are given. During my stay at Tejuco a stone of l6J carats \vas found: it was pleasing to see -the anxious desire...enough to entitle the poor negro to his freedom, and Vvhen on being delivered and weighed it proved only a carat short of the requisite weight, all seemed...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1813
...amount proportionate preminms are given. During my st.iy at Tejuco a stone of 164 cnrats was found: h was pleasing to see the anxious desire manifested...entitle the poor negro to his freedom, and when on being delivered and •weighed, it proved only a carat short of the requisite weight, all seemed to sympathize...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 41

1813
...Hay at Tejuco a ftone of r6£ carats was found : it was pleafing to fee the anxious defire manifefted by the officers that it might prove heavy enough to...entitle the poor negro to his freedom, and when on being delivered and weighed, it proved only a carat ¡hört of the requifite weight, all feesoed to fympathize...
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The British Critic, Volume 41

Theology - 1813
...ftay at Tejuco a ftone of i6j carats was found ; it was plejfing to fee the anxious defire manififted by the officers that it might prove heavy enough to...entitle the poor negro to his freedom, and when on being delivered and weighed, it proved only a carat fhort of the requiilte weight, all feencd to fympathize...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 2

E. Polehamton - 1815
...For smaller stones of trivial amount, propor. tionate premiums are given. During my stay atTejuco, a stone of 16£ carats was found. It was pleasing to see the anxious desire manifested by the otficers that it might prove heavy enough to entitle the poor negro to his freedom ; and when, on being...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science

Edward Polehampton - 1815
...given. During my stay at Tejuco, a stone or' l&i carats was found. It was pleasing to see the auxions desire manifested by the officers that it might prove heavy enough to entitle Hie poor negro to his freedom ; and when, on being delivered and weighed, it proved only a carat short...
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