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" I perceived one of them string his bow, and another sharpen his flint knife with a pair of wooden pincers and suspend it on the wrist of the right hand. "
The Forest Worker - Page 18
1931
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1854
...I wanted, and they seemed satisfied, and sat down to smoke ; but presently I perceived one of them string his bow, and another sharpen his flint knife with a pair of wooden pincers, and suspend it on the wrist of the right hand. Further testimony of their intentions was unnecessary. To...
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The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist, Volume 5

Geology - 1860
...wanted, and they seemed satisfied " and sat down to smoke, but presently I perceived one of them " string his bow, and another sharpen his flint knife with a pair of " wooden pincers, and suspend it on the wrist of the right hand. " Further testimony of their intentions was unnecessary....
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The Mountains of California

John Muir - California - 1894 - 381 pages
...them what I wanted, and they seemed satisfied and sat down to smoke ; but presently I saw one of them string his bow, and another sharpen his flint knife with a pair of wooden pincers and suspend it on the wrist of his right hand. Further testimony of their intentions was uunecessary. To...
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The Pacific Monthly: A Magazine of Education and Progress, Volumes 7-8

William Bittle Wells, Lute Pease - West (U.S.) - 1902
...I wanted and they seemed satisfied, and sat down to smoke ; but presently I saw one of them^string his bow and another sharpen his flint knife with a pair of wooden pincers suspended on the wrist of his right hand. Further testimony of their intentions was unnecessary. To...
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Memoirs of the American Anthropological and Ethnological Societies, Issues 1-6

American Ethnological Society - Anthropology - 1907
...bone-tipped spears, and flint knives." They "sat down to smoke, but presently I perceived one of them string his bow, and another sharpen his flint knife with a pair of wooden pincers and suspend it on the wrist of his right hand." These actions Douglas regarded as a sign of hostility,...
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The Writings of John Muir, Volume 8

John Muir - Alaska - 1918
...them what I wanted and they seemed satisfied and sat down to smoke; but presently I saw one of them string his bow and another sharpen his flint knife with a pair of wooden pincers and suspend it on the wrist of his right hand. Further testimony of their intentions was unnecessary. To...
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Overland Monthly and Out West Magazine

West (U.S.) - 1883
...what I wanted, and they seemed satisfied and sat down to smoke ; but presently I perceived one of them string his bow, and another sharpen his flint knife with a pair of wooden pincers and suspend it on the wrist of the right hand. Further testimony of 410 Early Botanical Explorers of the...
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Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association

Anthropology - 1964
...bone-tipped spears, and flint knives." They " sat down to smoke, but presently I perceived one of them string his bow, and another sharpen his flint knife with a pair of wooden pincers and suspend it on the wrist of his right hand." These actions Douglas regarded as a sign of hostility,...
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Oregon: End of the Trail

...what I wanted, and they seemed satisfied, and sat down to smoke, but presently I perceived one of them string his bow, and another sharpen his flint knife with a pair of wooden pincers, and suspend it on the wrist of his right hand. Further testimony of their intentions were unnecessary....
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