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" ... loose fold. In some, the muscles of the leg appear almost wanting, and possess very little strength. This want of development in the muscles of the legs is owing to their constant sitting posture, both in their huts and canoes. Their skin is sensibly... "
Narrative of the United States' exploring expedition: during the years 1838 ... - Page 23
by Charles Wilkes - 1845 - 372 pages
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 4

1845
...both in their huts and canoes. Their skin is sensibly cold er than ours. It is impossible to fancy any thing in human nature more filthy. They are an...valued as much as a knife. Red flannel, torn into strips, pleases them more than in the piece ; they wound it around their heads, as a kind ol turban,...
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Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind, Volume 5

James Cowles Prichard - Anthropology - 1847
...posture, both in their huts and canoes. Their skin is sensibly colder than ours. It is impossible to fancy any thing in human nature more filthy. They are an ill-shapen and ugly race." I shall conclude these accounts of the natives of Tierra del Fuego with a part of the description of...
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Voyage Round the World: Embracing the Principal Events of the Narrative of ...

Charles Wilkes - Antarctica - 1849 - 668 pages
...their huts and canoes. Their skin is sensibly colder than ours. It is impossible to fancy anything in human nature more filthy. They are an ill-shapen...bottle broken into pieces, is valued as much as a kiiifc. Red flannel, torn into stripes, pleases them more than in the piece ; they wound it around...
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The Book of the World: Being an Account of All Republics, Empires, Kingdoms ...

Richard Swainson Fisher - Geography - 1852
...their huts and canoes. Their skin is sensibly colder than ours. It is impossible to fancy anything in human nature more filthy. They are an ill-shapen and ugly race." *»»*»<< The children were quite small." * * * * " Their canoes are constructed of bark, and sewed...
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THE BOOK OF THE WORLD: BEING AN ACCOUNT OF ALL REPUBLICS, EMPIRES, KINGDOMS ...

RICHARD S. FISHER - 1853
...their huts and canoes. Their skin is sensibly colder than ours. It is impossible to fancy anything in human nature more filthy. They are an ill-shapen and ugly race." *####« The children were quite small." * * * * " Their canoes are constructed of bark, and sewed with...
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The Indian races of North and South America: comprising an account of the ...

Charles De Wolf Brownell - Indians of North America - 1857 - 640 pages
...greatly heightened by the illustrations which accompany his valuable narrative. "They are," he says, " an ill-shapen and ugly race. They have little or no...utmost use to them, such as iron and glass-ware. A glasd bottle broken into pieces is valued as much as a knife. Red flannel torn into stripes, pleases...
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The Golden Americas

John Tillotson - America - 1869 - 376 pages
...huts and their canoes. Their U skin is son«ibly colder than ours. It is impossible to fancy anything in human nature more filthy. They are an ill-shapen and ugly race. They have Kttk; or no idea of the relative value of articles, even of those that one would suppose were of the...
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The golden Americas

John Tillotson - History - 1870 - 376 pages
...huts and their canons. Their Skin is sensibly colder than cure. It is impossible to fancy anything in human nature more filthy. They are an ill-shapen...suppose were of the utmost use to them, such as iron and glass ware. A glass bottle broken into pieces is valued as much as a knife. Red flannel torn into strips...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 4

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1845
...posture, both in their huts and canoes. Their skin is sensibly colder than ours. It is impossible to fancy any thing in human nature more filthy. They are an...valued as much as a knife. Red flannel, torn into strips, pleases them more than in the piece ; they wound it around their heads, as a kind of turban,...
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The Race to the White Continent: Voyages to the Antarctic

Alan Gurney - History - 2002 - 320 pages
...and gentle were not adjectives that sprang to Wilkes's mind. "It is impossible," he wrote, "to fancy any thing in human nature more filthy. They are an ill-shapen and ugly race." Wilkes, however, had more pressing problems to worry about. The expedition had arrived late, dangerously...
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