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" Death!' three beats of the drum, 'Cut it off!' and a single beat from another drum announced 'The head has dropped.' Powerless as we were, amid the fearful darkness around, to hinder such atrocities, we could only sigh, and pray that our captivity might... "
Four Years in Ashantee - Page 116
by Friedrich August Ramseyer, Johannes Kühne, Theodor Christlieb - 1875 - 320 pages
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The Local Preachers' Magazine and Christian Family Record: For ..., Volume 25

Church work with the poor - 1875
...!' three beats of the drum 'cut it off !' and a single beat from another drum announced ' the heal has dropped !' Powerless as we were, amid the fearful...captivity might bring about a better state of things." Another sight described is the RETURN OF THE ARMY. " On Monday, the 4th, Crawford, M. Bonnat, and Kiilme...
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The Tshi-speaking peoples of the Gold Coast of West Africa: Their religion ...

Alfred Burdon Ellis - Akan language - 1887 - 343 pages
...Ashanti," p. 117. melancholy sound continued. Two blasts of the horn signified ' death ! death 1 ' three beats of the drum, ' cut it off ! ' and a single...from another drum announced 'the head has dropped.'" Any repairs that may be necessary in this building at Bantama are always accompanied by the shedding...
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The Siege of Kumassi

Lady Mary Alice Young Hodgson - Ashanti - 1901 - 357 pages
...been slain. These, alas ! were not all, for at six o'clock the King had returned, the horn and drums again sounded, betokening that more victims were yet...captivity might bring about a better state of things." The fort in which we were to pass so many weeks is a fine square building with rounded bastions at...
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The Siege of Kumassi

Mary Alice Young Hodgson (Lady.) - Kumasi (Ghana) - 1901 - 365 pages
...sounded, betokening that more victims were yet to fall, and far into the night the melancholy sound 72 continued. Two blasts of the horn signified 'Death!'...captivity might bring about a better state of things." The fort in which we were to pass so many weeks is a fine square building with rounded bastions at...
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