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" And when they have to be loaded, they kneel like the camel; once the load is adjusted, they rise. Their load is a heavy one, for they are very strong animals. Then there are sheep here as big as asses; and their tails are so large and fat, that one tail... "
Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and ... - Page 324
by Sir Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell - 1903 - 1021 pages
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The book of Ser Marco Polo: concerning the kingdoms and marvels of ..., Volume 1

Marco Polo, Sir Henry Yule - History - 1871
...once the load is adjusted, they rise. Their load is a heavy one, for they are very strong animals. Then there are sheep here as big as asses ; and their...Ibs. They are fine fat beasts, and afford capital mutton.1 In this plain there are a number of villages and towns which have lofty walls of mud, made...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volumes 132-133

1872
...load is adjusted ; and their load is heavy, for they are very strong animals. Then there are sheep as big as asses, and their tails are so large and fat, that one tail shall weigh some 30 Ibs. They afford capital mutton. ' The ' apples of Paradise ' are plantains. Mr. Abbott, who has verified all...
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The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms ..., Volume 1

Sir Henry Yule - Asia - 1875 - 1050 pages
...once the load is adjusted, they rise. Their load is a heavy one, for they are very strong animals. Then there are sheep here as big as asses; and their...They are fine fat beasts, and afford capital mutton.* In this plain there are a number of villages and towns which have lofty walls of mud, made as a defence...
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The book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: concerning the kingdoms and ...

Marco Polo - Travel - 1875 - 462 pages
...once the load is adjusted, they rise. Their load is a heavy one, for they are very strong animals. Then there are sheep here as big as asses ; and their...Ibs. They are fine fat beasts, and afford capital mutton.3 In this plain there are a number of villages and towns 'which have lofty walls of mud, made...
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The book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: concerning the kingdoms ..., Volume 1

Marco Polo - Asia - 1875
...once the load is adjusted, they rise. Their load is a heavy one, for they are very strong animals. Then there are sheep here as big as asses ; and their...Ibs. They are fine fat beasts, and afford capital mutton.3 In this plain there are a number of villages and towns which have lofty walls of mud, made...
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The Boy Travellers in the Far East: Adventures of two youths in a journey to ...

Thomas Wallace Knox - East Asia - 1881
...to be loaded they kneel like the camel; once the load is adjusted, they rise. Then there are sheep as big as asses; and their tails are so large and fat that one tail shall weigh more than thirty pounds. They are fine fat beasts, and afford capital mutton.' These fat-tailed sheep...
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The Boy Travellers in the Far East: Part Second, Adventures of Two Youths in ...

Thomas Wallace Knox - Cambodia - 1882 - 446 pages
...to be loaded they kneel like the camel ; once the load is adjusted, they rise. Then there are sheep as big as asses; and their tails are so large and fat that one tail shall weigh more than thirty pounds. They are fine fat beasts, and afford capital mutton.' These fat-tailed sheep...
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The Story of Marco Polo

Marco Polo, Noah Brooks - Asia - 1897 - 247 pages
...once the load is adjusted, they rise. Their load is a heavy one, for they are very strong animals. Then there are sheep here as big as asses ; and their...are so large and fat that one tail shall weigh some thirty pounds. They are fine fat beasts, and afford capital mutton. In this plain there are a number...
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The Adventures of Marco Polo, the Great Traveler

Marco Polo - Asia - 1902 - 163 pages
...load is a heavy one, for they are very strong animals. Then there are sheep here as big as donkeys; and their tails are so large * and fat that one tail shall weigh some thirty pounds. They are fine fat beasts, and afford capital mutton. In this plain there are a number...
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The Book of Ser Marco Polo: The Venetian, Concerning the Kingdoms ..., Volume 1

Marco Polo - Asia - 1903 - 1124 pages
...once the load is adjusted, they rise. Their load is a heavy one, for they are very strong animals. Then there are sheep here as big as asses ; and their...Ibs. They are fine fat beasts, and afford capital mutton.2 In this plain there are a number of villages and towns which have lofty walls of mud, made...
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