The Races of the Old World: A Manual of Ethnology

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C. Scribner, 1863 - 540 pagina's
 

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Pagina 10 - History of Latin Christianity ; including that of the Popes to the Pontificate of Nicholas V.
Pagina 7 - History of Rome. From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With the History of Literature and Art.
Pagina 330 - The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment.
Pagina 330 - Oblivion is not to be hired. The greater part must be content to be as though they had not been, to be found in the register of God, not in the record of man.
Pagina 7 - Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa : including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast ; thence across the Continent, down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean. By DAVID LIVINGSTONE, LL.D., DCL With Portrait, Maps, and Illustrations.
Pagina 360 - Fleurs eastward to the sea ; on the other side of the kingdom the same race were exposed to the worst effects of hunger and ignorance, the two great brutalizers of the human race. The descendants of these exiles are now distinguished physically by great degradation. They are remarkable for open projecting mouths, with prominent teeth and exposed gums ; and their advancing cheek-bones and depressed noses bear barbarism on their very front.
Pagina 428 - ARCHITECTURE. Being a Concise and Popular Account of the Different Styles prevailing in all Ages and Countries By JAKES FERGUSSON.
Pagina 328 - The following was the general succession of the deposits forming the contents of the underground passages and channels : — 1st. At the top, a layer of stalagmite varying in thickness from one to fifteen inches, which sometimes contained bones, such as the reindeer's horn, already mentioned, and an entire humerus of the cave-bear.
Pagina 164 - Kanuri — the former lively, spirited, and cheerful, the latter melancholic, dejected and brutal ; and the same difference is visible in their physiognomies — the former having in general very pleasant and regular features, and more graceful forms, while the Kanuri, with his broad face, his wide nostrils, and his large bones, makes a far less agreeable impression, especially the women, who are very plain and certainly among the ugliest in all Negroland, notwithstanding their coquetry, in which...
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