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" Boys with sabres, fans, and elephants' tails danced around him like imps of darkness, screaming with all the power of their lungs, ' He is coming, he is coming. His majesty the lord of all the earth approaches.' The boys then retired that the king might... "
Four Years in Ashantee - Page 70
by Friedrich August Ramseyer, Johannes Kühne - 1875 - 320 pages
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The Local Preachers' Magazine and Christian Family Record: For ..., Volume 25

Church work with the poor - 1875
...men ; all wore leopard-skin caps, and had two knives slung from their necks. The dismal death-drum, whose three beats were heard from time to time, closed...retired, that the king might be able to look well at us aud eujoy the intensity of his happiness. Golden sandals adorned his feet ; a richlyornamented turban...
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Oceanica, Africa and America described

Religious education of children - 1885
...magnificent sunshade of black velvet and gold, boys dance around him screaming as loud as they can: — 'Ho is coming, he is coming! His majesty, the lord of all the earth approaches.' Whilst young pages hold him as if he were a little child, and cry: — 'Look before thee, 0 lion! take...
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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
...men ; all wore leopard-skin caps, and had two knives slung from their necks. The dismal death-drum, whose three beats were heard from time to time, closed...his happiness. Golden sandals adorned his feet, a richly-ornamented turban was on his head, his dress was of yellow silk damask, his hands and feet glittered...
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The Fall of the Asante Empire: The Hundred-Year War For Africa'S Gold Coast

Robert B. Edgerton - Social Science - 2010 - 304 pages
...with swords, fans, and elephant tails danced around the king, shouting at the tops of their voices, "He is coming, he is coming. His majesty the lord of all the earth approaches!" The king wore golden sandals, a richly jeweled turban, a yellow silk toga, and dozens of golden bracelets...
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The Fall of the Asante Empire: The Hundred-Year War For Africa'S Gold Coast

Robert B. Edgerton - Social Science - 2010 - 304 pages
...with swords, fans, and elephant tails danced around the king, shouting at the tops of their voices, "He is coming, he is coming. His majesty the lord of all the earth approaches!" The king wore golden sandals, a richly jeweled turban, a yellow silk toga, and dozens of golden bracelets...
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