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" Two blasts of the horn signified "death! 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... "
The Siege of Kumassi - Page 75
by Mary Alice Young Hodgson (Lady.) - 1901 - 365 pages
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Four Years in Ashantee

Friedrich August Ramseyer, Johannes Kühne, Theodor Christlieb - Ashanti - 1875 - 320 pages
...sounded, betokening that more victims were yet to fall, and far into the night the melancholy sound continued. Two blasts of the horn signified "death!...captivity might bring about a better state of things. We had now to endure much discomfort, being unable to obtain the merest trifles, such as rice for our...
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The Local Preachers' Magazine and Christian Family Record: For ..., Volume 25

Church work with the poor - 1875
...sounded, betokening that more victims were yet to fall, and far into the night the melancholy sound continued, Two blasts of the horn signified 'death!...and a single beat from another drum announced ' the heal has dropped !' Powerless as we were, amid the fearful darkness around, to hinder such atrocities,...
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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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