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" The inhabitants of this country are the miserablest people in the world. The Hodmadods of Monomatapa, though a nasty people yet for wealth are gentlemen to these, who have no houses and skin garments, sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs... "
The North American Review - Page 164
edited by - 1850
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Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind, Volume 5

James Cowles Prichard - Anthropology - 1847
...The inhabitants of this country are the miserablest people in the world. The Hodmadods of Monomotapa, though a nasty people, yet for wealth are gentlemen to these; who have no houses and skin garments, sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, &c. as the Hodmadods have ; and...
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The North American Review, Volume 70

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1850
...win any one's affections. Of the people, he says, they " are King, II. ISO. VOL. LXX. NO. 146. 15 the miserablest people in the world. The Hodmadods...wealth are gentlemen to these, who have no houses and skin -garments, sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, &tc They have great bottle-noses,...
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The Natural History of Man, Or, Popular Chapters on Ethnography, Volume 1

John Kennedy - Ethnology - 1851 - 137 pages
...human family. Dampier calls them "the miserablest people in the world. The Hodmadods of Monomotapa, though a nasty people, yet for wealth are gentlemen...skin-garments, sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich-eggs, &c., as the Hodmadods have ; and, setting aside their human shape, they differ but little...
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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, of the ..., Volume 1

John Ramsay McCulloch - Geography - 1854
...of this country," says he, " are the miserablest people in the world. The Hodmadods of Monomotapa, though a nasty people, yet for wealth are gentlemen to these ; who e have no houses and skin garments, sheep, poultry, i | and fruits of the earth, ostrich-eggs, &c.,...
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Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society, Volume 25

Voyages and travels - 1859
...inhabitants cannot trouble them much, having neither boats nor iron. The inhabitants of this country are the miserablest people in the world. The Hodmadods...wealth are gentlemen to these ; who have no houses and skin garments, sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, etc., as the Hodmadods have ;...
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The History of Discovery in Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand ..., Volume 1

William Howitt - Australia - 1865
...but feed upon a few fish, cockles, muscles, and periwinkles. They are without religion or government. The Hodmadods of Monomatapa, though a nasty people,...wealth are gentlemen to these, who have no houses, and skin garments, sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, &c., as the Hodmadods have, and...
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The History of Australian Discovery and Colonisation, Part 4

Samuel Bennett - Australia - 1865 - 661 pages
...inhabitants cannot trouble them much, having neither boats nor iron. " The inhabitants of this country are the miserablest people in the world. The Hodmadods of Monomatapa, though a nastv people, yet for wealth are gentlemen to these ; who have no houses and skin-garments, sheep,...
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The English Circumnavigators: The Most Remarkable Voyages Round the World by ...

David Laing Purves - Explorers - 1874 - 831 pages
...inhabitants of this country are the miserablest people in the world. The Hodmadods of llonomatapa,1 though a nasty people, yet for wealth are gentlemen to these, who have no 1 The Hottentots of the Cape. See Chapter XX., page 310. houses and skin garments, sheef>, poultry,...
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The Fifth Continent, with the Adjacent Islands: Being an Account of ...

Charles Henry Eden - Australia - 1877 - 316 pages
...inhabitants cannot trouble them much, having neither boats nor iron. " The inhabitants of this country are the miserablest people in the world. The Hodmadods...wealth are gentlemen to these, who have no houses and skin garments, sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, &c., as the Hodmadods have ;...
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The Journal of the Royal institution of Great Britain. Notices of ..., Volume 8

Royal institution of Great Britain - 1879
...country," he says,* " are the miserablest people in the world. The Hodmadods [Hottentots] of Monomalapa, though a nasty people, yet for wealth are gentlemen to these ; who have no houses and skin garments, sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, <tc., as the Hwimadods have....
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