The native races of the Indian archipelago. Papuans

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H. Bailliere, 1853 - 239 Seiten
 

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Seite 154 - Semang prepare themselves with large quantities of combustible materials with which they quietly approach the animal, who is aroused from his reverie by an immense fire over him, which being kept well supplied by the Semangs with fresh fuel, soon completes his destruction and renders him in a fit state to make a meal of.
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Seite 159 - The Aborigines of Cochin China are called Moys, and are the people which inhabit the chain of mountains which separate it from Cambodia. To these strongholds they were driven when the present possessors invaded the country. They are a savage race of people, very black, and resemble in their features the Caffrees.
Seite 147 - When the children are old enough to shift for them' selves, they usually separate, neither one afterwards ' thinking of the other. At night they sleep under some ' large tree, the branches of which hang low ; on these ' they fasten the children in a kind of swing ; around ' the tree they make a fire to keep off the wild beasts ' and snakes. They cover themselves with a piece of ' bark, and in this also they wrap their children ; it is ' soft and warm, but will not keep out the rain.
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