Asante Kotoko,' or the Ashantee porcupine, which means that like die animal of that name, nobody dare touch them ... It is this Kotoko council which rules the entire kingdom, and deals with the people, who must obey, whatever their own wishes or inclinations...
Four Years in Ashantee - Page 303
by Friedrich August Ramseyer, Johannes Kühne, Theodor Christlieb - 1875 - 320 pages
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