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" There the old people that are not able to stir abroad by reason of their age, and the tender infants, wait their return; and what Providence has bestowed on them they presently broil on the coals and eat it in common. Sometimes they get as many fish as... "
Inventing Australia: Images and Identity, 1688-1980
by Richard White - 1981 - 216 pages
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Folklore, Volume 10

Joseph Jacobs, Alfred Trübner Nutt, Arthur Robinson Wright, William Crooke - Electronic journals - 1899
...lands. I refer Mr. Hartland to what Dampier says : " Be it little or be it much they get, everyone has his part, as well the young and tender as the old and feeble, who are not able to go abroad." Compare Mr. Man on another very low race, the Andamanese : " Every care and consideration are paid...
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Myth, Ritual and Religion, Volume 1

Andrew Lang - Myth - 1899 - 719 pages
...little or be it much they get," says Dampier about the Australians in 1688, " every one has his part, &s well the young and tender as the old and feeble, who are not able to get abroad as the strong and lusty." This conduct reverses the cosmical process, and notoriously civilised...
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The Making of Religion

Andrew Lang - Religion - 1900 - 355 pages
...invalids on the head. But Dampier says, of the Australians, in 1G88, ' Be it little, or be it much they get, every one has his part, as well the young and tender, and the old and feeble, who are not able to go abroad, as the strong and lusty.' The origin of this...
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The Lutheran Church Review, Volume 21

Lutheran Church - 1902
...MRRL. ii. 56. "Hervey Is. WRB. 34. code influences their conduct"; so that "Be it little or be it much they get, every one has his part as well the young and tender as the old and feeble." We add a few more running items on the influences of the gods on the men. Fitzroy says the Fuegian's...
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Exploration and Exchange: A South Seas Anthology, 1680-1900

Jonathan Lamb, Vanessa Smith, Nicholas Thomas - History - 2000 - 359 pages
...and what Providence has bestowed on them, they presently broil on the Coals, and eat it in common. Sometimes they get as many Fish as makes them a plentiful...every one has his part, as well the young and tender, the old and feeble, who are not able to go abroad, as the strong and lusty. When they have eaten they...
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1688: A Global History

John Elliot Wills - History - 2002 - 330 pages
...return, and what Providence has bestowed on them they presently broil on the coals and eat it in common. Sometimes they get as many fish as makes them a plentiful...every one has his part, as well the young and tender, the old and feeble, who are not able to go abroad, as the strong and lusty. When they have eaten they...
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Australia in a Nutshell: A Narrative History

Frank G. Clarke - History - 2003 - 400 pages
...and what Providence has bestowed on them, they presently broil on the Coals, and eat it in common. Sometimes they get as many Fish as makes them a plentiful...and at other times they scarce get every one a taste . . . When they have eaten they lye down till the next low water, and then all that are able march...
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Myth, Ritual & Religion, Volume 1

Andrew Lang - Social Science - 2005 - 388 pages
...much they get," says Dampier about the Australians in 1688, " every one has his part, as well tiie young and tender as the old and feeble, who are not able to get abroad as the strong and lusty." This conduct reverses the cosmical process, and notoriously civilised...
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1606: An Epic Adventure

Evan McHugh - History - 2006 - 232 pages
...return; and what providence has bestowed on them they presently broil on the coals and eat it in common. Sometimes they get as many fish as makes them a plentiful banquet; and at other times they scarce get everyone a taste: but be it little or much that they get, everyone has his part, as well the young...
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