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" These long-protracted ceremonials and preparations being over, one of the chiefs, having advanced to the centre of the area, cast the ball high in the air. As it fell, between twenty and thirty of the players rushed forward, and, leaping several feet... "
Lacrosse: The National Game of Canada - Page 28
by William George Beers - 1869 - 256 pages
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Travels in North America in the Years 1827 and 1828, Volume 3

Basil Hall - Atlantic States - 1829
...especial object of their antagonists. These long-protracted ceremonials and preparations being over, one of the chiefs, having advanced to the centre of...deer, with his arms raised over his head, pursued by the whole party engaged in the first struggle. The fortunate youth was, of course, intercepted in his...
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Travels in North America in the Years 1827 and 1828, Volume 3

Basil Hall - Atlantic States - 1829
...especial object of their antagonists. These long-protracted ceremonials and preparations being over, one of the chiefs, having advanced to the centre of...to fork it out, ran off with it like a deer, with bis arms raised over his head, pursued by the whole party engaged in the first struggle. The fortunate...
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North America, Volume 2

Josiah Conder - North America - 1830
...especial object of their antagonists, _ " These long-protracted ceremonials and preparations being over, one of the chiefs, having advanced to the centre of...deer, with his arms raised over his head, pursued by the whole party engaged in the first struggle. The fortunate youth was, of course, intercepted in his...
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The Modern Traveller: A Popular Description, Geographical, Historical, and ...

Josiah Conder - Africa - 1830
...over, one of the chiefs, having advanced to the centre of the area, cast the ball high in the air. A» it fell, between twenty and thirty of the players...deer, with his arms raised over his head, pursued by the whole party engaged in the first struggle. The fortunate youth was, of course, intercepted in his...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1833
...between twenty and thirty of the players rushed forward, and, leaping several feet off the ground, try to strike it. The multiplicity of blows, acting in...deer, with his arms raised over his head, pursued by the whole party engaged in the first struggle. The fortunate youth was, of course, intercepted in his...
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The Saturday magazine

1833
...leaping several feet off the ground, try to strike it. The multiplicity of blows, acting in différent directions, had the effect of bringing the ball to...deer, with his arms raised over his head, pursued by the whole party engaged in the first struggle. The fortunate youth was, of course, intercepted in his...
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The Dublin Penny Journal, Volumes 1-4

Philip Dixon Hardy - Irish periodicals - 1832
...blows, acting in different directions, had the effect- of bringing the ball to the ground, where a tine scramble took place, and a glorious clatter of sticks...contrived to nip the ball between the ends of his sticks, and, having managed to fork it out, ran off with it like a deer, with his arms raised over...
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The new national reading books, Part 7

1880
...ceremonials and preparations were over, one of the chiefs, having advanced to the centre of the space, cast the ball high in the air. As it fell, between...deer, with his arms raised over his head, pursued by the whole party engaged in the first struggle. 8. The fortunate youth was, of course, intercepted in...
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Lacrosse Legends of the First Americans

Thomas Vennum - History - 2007 - 167 pages
...gauntlet awaiting the player who breaks away: "At length, an Indian more expert than the others, continued to nip the ball between the ends of his two sticks,...deer, with his arms raised over his head, pursued by the whole party engaged in the first struggle. The unfortunate youth was, of course, intercepted in...
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American Indian Lacrosse: Little Brother of War

Thomas Vennum - History - 2007 - 376 pages
...break away from the pack and trv to score: At length an Indian, more expert than the others, continued to nip the ball between the ends of his two sticks,...deer, with his arms raised over his head, pursued by the whole party engaged in the first struggle. The unfortunate youth was, of course, intercepted in...
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