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" Those of the better sort are larger and more comfortable, but not what we might expect. The dimensions of one of a middling size are about thirty feet long, twenty broad, and twelve high. Their house is, properly speaking, a thatched roof or shed, supported... "
The Ancient Hawaiian House - Seite 10
von William Tufts Brigham - 1908 - 194 Seiten
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged in ...

General history - 1814
...weather, and very small. Those of the better sort are larger and more comfortable, but not what one might expect. The dimensions of one of a middling...thirty feet long, twenty broad, and twelve high. Their liou-e in, properly speaking, a thatched roof or shed, supported by posts and rafters, disposed in...
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Maritime Geography and Statistics ...

James Hingston Tuckey - 1815
...sheltering them from the weather, and those of the higher orders are neither agreeable nor comfortable. The dimensions of one of a middling size are about thirty feet long, twenty broad, and twelve high. They are little better than thatched sheds, supporred by posts and rafters, closed on the weather side,...
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Maritime Geography and Statistics ...

James Hingston Tuckey - 1815
...!ttife;y : fre little better than thatched sheds, sup. .ported by posts and rafters, closed on the weather "dimensions of one of a middling size are about thirty feet long, twenty broad, and twelve high. ' 4ide, with strong mats, or branches of the cocoanut tree interwoven. The floor ip rawed vith •...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Band 9

1823
...and more moderate. The dimensions of one of a middling size are about 30 feet long, 20 broad, and 12 high. Their house is, properly speaking, a thatched...floor is raised with earth smoothed, and covered with thick strong matting, and kept very clean. A thick strong mat, about two and a half or three feet broad,...
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The Art of Tonga

Keith St. Cartmail - 1997 - 152 Seiten
...weather, and very small. Those of the better sort are larger and more comfortable, but not what one might expect: the dimensions of one of a middling...covered with strong thick matting, and kept very clean They have mats made on purpose for sleeping on; and the clothes that they wear in the day serve for...
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The Voyages of Captain Cook

James Cook - 1999 - 470 Seiten
...lower people are poor huts, and very small; those of the better sort are larger and more comfortable. The dimensions of one of a middling size are about...covered with strong thick matting, and kept very clean. Their whole furniture consists of a bowl or two, in which they make kava, a few gourds, coconut shells,...
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