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" They practiced rolling themselves in the sand, and by this means their bodies were covered with hard skin, so that the arrows of the Iroquois only rattled against their rough bodies, and fell at their feet. And the consequence was, that they were obliged... "
Notes on the Iroquois, Or, Contributions to the Statistics, Aboriginal ... - Page 159
by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - 1846 - 285 pages
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RUNNING SKETCHES OF Miu and Places

GEORGE COPWAY - 1851
...they forgot the rules of humanity ; and began at first to eat raw flesh, and next men. They practised rolling themselves in the sand, and by this means their bodies were covered with hard skin, so that our arrows only rattled against their tough hides, and fell harmless at their feet. Our ancestors finding...
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Running Sketches of Men and Places: In England, France, Germany, Belgium ...

George Copway - Europe - 1851 - 346 pages
...they forgot the rules of humanity ; and began at first to eat raw flesh, and next men. They practised rolling themselves in the sand, and by this means their bodies were covered with hard skin, so that our arrows only rattled against their tough hides, and fell harmless at their feet. Our ancestors finding...
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On the Frontier with Colonel Antes: Or, The Struggle for Supremacy of the ...

Edwin MacMinn - Indians of North America - 1900 - 513 pages
...inroads. It is said by the Shawanese that they were descended from a certain family which journeyed from the east side of the Mississippi after the vine broke...obliged to hide in caves and glens, and were brought in subjection by these fierce invaders for many winters. At length the Holder of the Heavens visited...
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