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" The grass or reed thatch is laid on in rather thin tiers, and fastened down by long rods, found ready for use in the mangrove forests, and from ten to twenty feet long, and secured to the rafters by split rattans. Some very good houses are covered first... "
The Ancient Hawaiian House - Seite 26
von William Tufts Brigham - 1908 - 194 Seiten
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The islands and their inhabitants. By Thomas Williams

George Stringer Rowe - 1858
...this is done on the roof, and cannot be removed, as the other may, without injury. The grass or reed thatch is laid on in rather thin tiers, and fastened...funnel-shape, and decorated with large white shells (Cyprea ovula). The rest of the ridge is finished as a large roll bound with vines, and on this is...
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Curiosities of Savage Life

James Greenwood - 1863 - 418 Seiten
...covered first with the cane leaves and then with the grass, forming a double thatch. Sometimes the canes are made two feet thick with ferns, and have a good...having the extremities blackened and increasing with a funnel shape and decorated with large white shells. The rest of the ridge is finished as a large roll...
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Curiosities of Savage Life, Band 1

James Greenwood - 1863
...covered first with the cane leaves and then with the grass, forming a double thatch. Sometimes the canes are made two feet thick with ferns, and have a good...having the extremities blackened and increasing with a funnel shape and decorated with large white shells. The rest of the ridge is finished as a large mil...
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Curiosities of Savage Life, Band 1

1863
...covered first with the cane leaves and then with the grass, forming a double thatch. Sometimes the canes are made two feet thick with ferns, and have a good...ridge of superior buildings receives much attention. Tho ends of tho ridge-pole project for a yard or more beyond the thatch, having the extremities blackened...
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Fiji and the Fijians, by T. Williams (J. Calvert). Ed. by G.S. Rowe

George Stringer Rowe - 1870
...this is done on the roof, and cannot be removed, as the other may, without injury. The grass or reed thatch is laid on in rather thin tiers, and fastened...funnelshape, and decorated with large white shells (Cyprea ovula). The rest of the ridge is finished as a large roll bound with vines, and on this is...
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Fiji and the Fijians

Thomas Williams - 1870 - 592 Seiten
...this is done on the roof, and cannot be removed, as the other may, without injury. The grass or reed thatch is laid on in rather thin tiers, and fastened...funnelshape, and decorated with large white shells (Cyprea ovuld). The rest of the ridge is finished as a large roll bound with vines, and on this is...
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The Wild Man at Home, Or, Pictures of Life in Savage Lands

James Greenwood - 1879 - 418 Seiten
...covered first with the cane leaves and then with the grass, forming a double thatch. Sometimes the canes are made two feet thick with ferns, and have a good...buildings receives much attention. The ends of the ridge-polo project for a yard or more beyond the thatch, having the extremities blackened and increasing...
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Australia and Oceania

Fanny Louisa Dorothea (Richardson) Herbertson - 1903 - 221 Seiten
...good houses are covered first with thecane leaves, and then with the grass, forming a doublethatch. Sometimes the eaves are made two feet thick with ferns,...buildings receives much attention. The ends of the ridge project for a yard or more beyond the thatch, having the extremities blackened, and increasing...
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