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" ... of the exhibitions. Four or five of this band had pieces of large bamboo, from three to five or six feet long, each managed by one man, who held it nearly in a vertical position, the upper end open, but the other end closed by one of the joints. "
Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries ... - Page 49
by William Fordyce Mavor - 1796
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The Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military, and ..., Volume 8

Europe - 1784
...circle, compofcd by the numerous fpeCtatbrs, the area of which was to be the fcene of the exhibitions. Four or five of this band, had pieces of large bamboo, from three to five or fix feet long, each managed by one man, who held it nearly in a vertical pofmon, the upper end open, but the oi!><...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 71

Books - 1785
...confining of eighteen, feated themfelves in the center of the circle compofed by the numerous fpectators. Four or five of this band had pieces of large bamboo from three to five or fix feet long, which they held nearly in a vertical pofuion ; the upper end was open, but the lower was clofed by...
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A New, Authentic Collection of Captain Cook's Voyages Round the World ...

Voyages around the world - 1790 - 628 pages
...compofed by the numerous fpectators,the area of which was to be the fcene of the exhibitions. Four or frve of this band had pieces of large bamboo, from three to five or fix feet long, each managed by one man, who held it nearly in a vertical pofition, the upper end open, but the other...
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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and ..., Volume 11

John Pinkerton - Voyages and travels - 1812
...no fooner ended than a fucceffion of dances began. As a prelude to them, a band of mufic, or chorus of eighteen men, feated themfelves before us, in the...With this clofe end, the performers kept conftantly ilriking the ground, though flowly, thus pro. 4 Q 2 ducing ducing different notes, according to the...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels ..., Issues 30-32

General history - 1814
...circle, composed by the numerous spectators, the area of which was to be the scene of the exhibitions. Four or five of this band had pieces of large bamboo, from three to five or six feet long, each managed by one man, who held it nearly in a vertical position, the upper end open,...
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An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands, in the South ..., Volume 2

William Mariner - Ethnology - 1817
...composed by the numerous spectators, " the area of which was to be the scene of the " exhibitions. Four or five of this band had " pieces of large bamboo, from three to five or "" six feet long, each managed by one man, who " held it nearly in a vertical position, the upper "...
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An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands in the South ..., Volume 1

William Mariner - Ethnology - 1817 - 872 pages
...composed by the numerous spectators, " the area of which was to be the scene of the *' exhibitions. Four or five of this band had " pieces of large bamboo, from three to five or " six feet long, each managed by one man, who " held it nearly in a vertical position, the upper "...
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The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Around the World, Volume 5

James Cook - Oceania - 1821
...circle, composed by the numerous spectators, the area of which was to be the scene of the exhibitions. Four or five of this band, had pieces of large bamboo, from three to five or six feet long, each managed by one man, who held it nearly in a . vertical position, the upper end...
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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged ..., Volume 15

Robert Kerr - Explorers - 1824
...circle, composed by the numerous spectators, the area of which was to be the scene of the exhibitions. Four or five of this band had pieces of large bamboo, from three to five or six feet long, each managed by one man, who held it nearly in a vertical position, the upper end open,...
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The Voyages of Captain James Cook: Illustrated with Maps and Numerous ...

James Cook - Voyages and travels - 1842
...circle composed by the numerous spectators, the area of which was to be the scene of the exhibitions. Four or five of this band had pieces of large bamboo, from three to five or six feet long, each managed by one man, who held it nearly in a vertical position, the upper end open,...
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