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" ... bells, the animated looks, and warlike bearing of their riders, presented one of the most extraordinary and pleasing sights that we have ever witnessed. The race was well contested, and terminated only by the horses being fatigued, and out of breath;... "
Journal of an Expedition to Explore the Course and Termination of the Niger ... - Page 244
by Richard Lander, John Lander - 1832
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The New Sporting Magazine, Volume 3

Hunting - 1832
...sprang forward, and set off at a full gallop. The riders brandished their spears, the little 104 10Л boys flourished their cows' tails, the buffoons performed...commenced. This was not by any means so good as the rst, owing to the greater anxiety which the horsemen evinced to display their skill in the use of...
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Journal of an Expedition to Explore the Course and Termination of ..., Volume 1

Richard Lander, John Lander - Africa, West - 1832
...shone gloriously on the tobes of green, white^ yellow, blue, and crimson, ;..s tlioy fluttered in tin. breeze ; and with. the fanciful caps, the glittering...commenced. This was not by any means so good as the first, owipg to the greater anxiety which the horsemen evinced to display their skill in the use of the spear...
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Scientific Tracts, Volume 2

1832
...Arab saddle and stirrup were in common use ; and the whole group presented an imposing appearance. from his eyes. The sun shone gloriously on the tobes...though every one was emulous to outstrip his companion, honor and fame were the only reward of competitors. "A few naked boys, on ponies without saddles, then...
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Pierce Egan's Book of sports, and mirror of life

Pierce Egan - 1832
...the race, while tears of delight were starting from his eyes. The sun shone gloriously on the lobes of green, white, yellow, blue, and crimson, as they...though every one was emulous to outstrip his companion, honor and fame were the only rward of the competitors. " A few naked boys, on ponies without saddles,...
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The African Repository, Volume 8

African Americans - 1833
...the race, while tears of delight were starting from his eyes. The sun shone gloriously on the lobes of green, white, yellow, blue, and crimson, as they...and fame were the only reward of the competitors." Kaima was left on the 5th of June, and the travellers arrived" at Boossa on the 17th; the king of which...
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The African Repository and Colonial Journal

Slavery - 1833
...looks and warlike bearing of their riders, presented one of the most extraordinary and pleasing aights that we have ever witnessed. The race was well contested,...and fame were the only reward of the competitors." Raima was left on the 3th of June, and the travellers arrived at Boossa on the 17th; the king of which...
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The Travels of Richard and John Lander, Into the Interior of Africa: For the ...

Robert Huish - 1836 - 782 pages
...bearing of their riders, presented one of the most extraordinary and pleasing sights that they had ever witnessed. The race was well contested, and terminated...and fame were the only reward of the competitors. The king maintained his seat on horseback during these amusements, without even once dismounting to...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Volume 4

William Pinnock - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1836
...his eyes. The race was animated and wellcontested, and only terminated by the horses being thoroughly fatigued and out of breath ; but though every one...and fame were the only reward of the competitors." From all that is stated by our enterprising travellers the Landers, there seems to be no good reason...
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