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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in ... - Page 636
by John Pinkerton - 1812
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 46

English literature - 1784
...wliere the people were cutting wood. They made their approach without the lead figns of fear ; and none of them had any weapons, except one, who held in his hand a ftick of about two feet in length, and pointed at 3 A a - one 37* Books : one end. " Being deOrous," fays...
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The Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military, and ..., Volume 8

Europe - 1784
...afternoon, we were ng'ceably furprifcd, at the place where \vc were cuttir.g wood, with a vifit fioin fome of the natives ; eight men and a boy. They approached...from the woods, without betraying any marks of fear, or rather with the greatdft confidence imaginable; for none of them had any weapons, except one, who...
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Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries ...

William Fordyce Mavor - Discoveries in geography - 1796
...wood, with a vifu from feme ot the natives ; fight men and a boy. They approached us from tfce wwds, without betraying any marks of fear, for none of them...about two feet long, and pointed at one end. They were of common ftature, but rather flender. Their lkin was black, and alfo their hair, which was as woolly...
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Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and ..., Volume 7

Travel - 1796
...afternoon, next day, we were agreeably furprifed, at the place where we were cutting wood, with a vilit from fome of the natives ; eight men and a boy. They...without betraying any marks of fear, for none of them bad any weapons except one, who held in his hand a ftick about two feet long, and pointed at one end....
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Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries ...

William Fordyce Mavor - Discoveries in geography - 1796
...were agreeably furprifed, at the place where we were cutting •wood, with a vifit frcm fome of lhe natives; eight men and a boy. They approached us from...the woods, without betraying any marks of fear, for nonc of them had any weapons except one, who who held in his hand a flick about two feet long, and...
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An Account of a Voyage to New South Wales, Volume 1

George Barrington - Convict ships - 1810 - 472 pages
...we were agreeably surprized at the place where our people were cutting wood, with a visit from some of the natives, eight men and a boy. They approached us from the woods without betraying any niarks of fear, or rather with the greatest confidence imaginable ; for none of them had any weapons,...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels ..., Issues 27-29

General history - 1815
...afternoon, we were agreeably surprised, at the place where we were cutting wood, with a visit from some of the natives, eight men and a boy. They approached...from the woods, without betraying any marks of fear, or rather with the greatest confidence imaginable; for none of them had any weapons, except one who...
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The World Displayed, Or, A Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 10

Voyages and travels - 1815
...approached without betraying any marks of fear, or rather with the greatest confidence imaginable, for none of them had any weapons except one, who held in his hand a stick about two feet long, and pointed at one end. They were quite naked, and wore no ornaments, but...
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Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern ..., Volume 1

Amasa Delano - Pacific Ocean - 1817 - 598 pages
...we were agreeably surprised at the place where our people were cutting wood, with a visit from some of the natives, eight men and a boy. They approached...from the woods without betraying any marks of fear, or rather with the greatest confidence imaginable, for none of them had any weapons except one who...
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The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Around the World, Volume 5

James Cook - Oceania - 1821
...afternoon, we were agreeably surprised, at the place where we were cutting wood, with a visit from some of the natives ; eight men and a boy. They approached...from the woods, without betraying any marks of fear, or rather with the greatest confidence imaginable ; for none of them had any weapons, except one, who...
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