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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... "
Inventing Australia: Images and Identity, 1688-1980
by Richard White - 1981 - 216 pages
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Early Voyages to Terra Australis, Now Called Australia: A Collection of ...

Richard Henry Major - Australia - 1859 - 200 pages
...extraordinarily shy, though the inhabitants cannot trouble them much, having neither boats nor iron. The -inhabitants of this country are the miserablest...sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, etc., as the Hodmadods have ; and setting aside their human shape, they differ but little from brutes....
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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,...sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, &c., as the Hodmadods have, and setting aside their human shape, they differ but little from brutes....
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The History of Australian Discovery and Colonisation, Part 4

Samuel Bennett - Australia - 1865 - 661 pages
...extraordinary shy, though the inhabitants cannot trouble them much, having neither boats nor iron. " The inhabitants of this country are the miserablest...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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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical of the Various ...

John Ramsay MACCULLOCH, Frederick W. MARTIN - 1866
...The llodmadods of Monomotapa, though a nasty Īteople, vet forwealth are gentlemen to these; who lave no houses and skin garments, sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich-eggs, »ic., as the Hodmadods have; and setting aside their human Ларе, they differ but...
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The English Circumnavigators: The Most Remarkable Voyages Round the World by ...

David Laing Purves - Explorers - 1874 - 831 pages
...extraordinary shy, though the inhabitants cannot trouble them much, having neither boats nor arrows. The 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...
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The Fifth Continent, with the Adjacent Islands: Being an Account of ...

Charles Henry Eden - Australia - 1877 - 316 pages
...extraordinary shy ; though the inhabitants cannot trouble them much, having neither boats nor iron. " The inhabitants of this country are the miserablest...sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, &c., as the Hodmadods have ; and setting aside their humane (sic) * Dampier must have struck the coast...
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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...sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, <tc., as the Hwimadods have. And setting aside their humane shape, they differ but little from brutes....
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Proceedings, Volume 8

Royal Institution of Great Britain - Science - 1879
...ITodmadods [Hottentots] of Honomatapa, though a nasty people, yet for wealth are gentlemen to those ; who have no houses and skin garments, sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, Ac., us the Hodmadods have. And setting aside their humane shape, they differ 1mt httle from brutes....
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Heroes of maritime discovery; or, Chapters in the history of ocean adventure ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1882
...exaggeration, as the miserablest people in the world ! " The Hodmadods of Monomatapa," he exclaims, " are gentlemen to these, who have no houses and skin...sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, &c., as the Hodmadods have. And setting aside their human shape, they differ but little from brutes."...
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An Epitome of the Official History of New South Wales: From the Foundation ...

Esquire Thomas Richards - New South Wales - 1883 - 790 pages
...extraordinary shy, though the inhabitants cannot trouble them much, having neither boats nor iron. The inhabitants of this country are the miserablest...garments, sheep, poultry, and fruits of the earth, ostricheggs, &c., as the Hodmadods have ; and setting aside their human shape, they differ but little...
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