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" * " 'tis a miracle — they are children of the gods," we heard them exclaiming, and often the enquiry, " which is the wife ? " was made especially by the women, who could not take their eyes off the little Rosa. The queen mother was passing as we arrived,... "
The Siege of Kumassi - Page 65
by Mary Alice Young Hodgson (Lady.) - 1901 - 365 pages
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Four Years in Ashantee

Friedrich August Ramseyer, Johannes Kühne - Ashanti - 1875 - 320 pages
...enquiry, " which is the wife ? " was made especially by the women, who could not take their eyes off the little Rosa. The queen mother was passing as we arrived,...followed in more simple or even mean attire. Between each group came eunuchs with little boys and girls, who carried small boxes of play things. The women...
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Four Years in Ashantee

Friedrich August Ramseyer, Johannes Kühne - Ashanti - 1875 - 320 pages
...enquiry, " which is the wife ? " was made especially by the women, who could not take their eyes off' the little Rosa. The queen mother was passing as we arrived,...the female part of the court was well organised. The favoui'ites were dressed in silks, velvets, and gold ornaments, while others followed in more simple...
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State and Society in Pre-colonial Asante

T. C. McCaskie - History - 2003 - 516 pages
...also took part in this procession. Some 250 of them were present on odwira fofie 22 December 1871, but 'the prohibition to look at them was again in force, for the men retired'; and on odwira fofie 8 September 1843, as the royal wives 'passed along the street, they were preceded by...
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