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" From the mutilated state of many of the corpses, and the contents of the kettles, it is evident that our wretched countrymen had been driven to the last resource cannibalism as a means of prolonging existence. "
The discovery of the North-west Passage - Page 361
by Sir Robert John Le Mesurier McClure - 1857 - 405 pages
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The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London, Volume 25

Norton Shaw - Geography - 1855
...that one was that of an officer (chief), as he had a telescope strap] ed over his shoulders, and his double-barrelled gun lay underneath him. From the...that our wretched countrymen had been driven to the last dread alternative as a means of sustaining life. A few of the unfortunate men must have survived...
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 25

Shipping - 1856
...shoulder?, and his double-barrelled gun lay underneath him. From the mutilated state of many of the corpses, and the contents of the kettles, it is evident that our wretched countrymen had been driven to the last resource cannibalism as a means of prolonging existence. the powder was emptied in a heap...
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 23

Shipping - 1854
...shoulders, and his double-barrelled gun lay underneath him. From the mutilated state of many of the corpses, and the contents of the kettles, it is evident that our wretched couutrymeu had been driven to the last resource, cannibahsm, as a means of prolonging existence. There...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 44

1855
...shoulders, and his double-barrelled gun lay underneath him. From the mutilated state of many of the corpses and the contents of the kettles, it is evident that our wretched countrymen had been driven to the last resource cannibalism as a means of prolonging existence None of the Esquimaux with whom...
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Hudson's Bay: or, A missionary tour in the territory of the Hon. Hudson's ...

John Ryerson - Missionaries - 1855 - 190 pages
...and his double-barrelled gun lay underneath him. " From the multilated state of many of the corpses and the contents of the kettles, it is evident that our wretched countrymen had been driven to the last resource cannibalism as a means of prolonging existence. " There appeared to have been...
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Household Words: A Weekly Journal, Volume 10

Charles Dickens - English literature - 1855
...shoulders, and his double-barrelled gun lay underneath him. From the mutilated state of many of the corpses and the contents of the kettles, it is evident that our -wretched countrymen had been driven to the last resource cannibalism as a means ^ prolonging existence None of the E -'limaux with whom...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 96

Edmund Burke - History - 1855
...and his double-barrelled gun lay underneath him. " From the mutilated state of many of the corpses, and the contents of the kettles, it is evident that our wretched countrymen had been driven to the last resource cannibalism as a means of prolonging existence. " There appeared to have been...
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The Franklin Expedition from First to Last

Richard King - Northwest Passage - 1855 - 224 pages
...to whether he was justified in saying that " from the muti" lated state of many of the corpses, and " the contents of the kettles, it is evident " that our wretched countrymen had heen " driven to the last resource cannibalism " as a means of prolonging existence." Apart...
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The last of the Arctic voyages: being a narrative of the expedition in H. M ...

Sir Edward Belcher, Sir John Richardson, Richard Owen, Thomas Bell, John William Salter, Lovell Reeve - Arctic regions - 1855
...underneath him. " From the mutilated state of many of the corpses and the contents of the kettles (6), it is evident that our wretched countrymen had been driven to the last resource cannibalism as a means of prolonging existence. " The ammunition had not failed,...
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Winter evenings at home: a poem

Thomas Bell (of Barnwell, Northamptonshire.) - 1856 - 104 pages
...shoulders and his double-barrelled gun lay underneath him. From the mutilated state of many of the corpses and the contents of the kettles, it is evident that our wretched countrymen had been driven to the last resource cannibalism as a means of prolonging existence. There appeared to have been an...
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