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" It seems, indeed, a strange phenomenon that in such different races, so far removed in locality, customs so singular — to our ideas so revolting and unnatural, and certainly so painful and inconvenient — should either have been perpetuated for an... "
The Journal of the Royal institution of Great Britain. Notices of the ... - Página 389
de Royal institution of Great Britain - 1882
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The Heart of Africa: Three Years' Travels and Adventures in the ..., Volumen 1

Georg August Schweinfurth - 1874
...teeth, which apparently have no other object than to make a single combat as effective as possible. Even amongst these uncultured children of nature,...harasses poor humanity as much as in the great prison of civilisation. As a mark of their wealth, and for the purpose of asserting their station in life, both...
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The Origin of Civilisation and the Primitive Condition of Man: Mental and ...

Sir John Lubbock - 1875 - 528 páginas
...regulated by numerous rules, none the less stringent because unwritten. Fashion, says Schweinfurth, ' in the distant wilds ' of Africa, tortures and harasses...poor humanity as ' much as in the great prison of civilisation.' ' Mr. Lang, speaking of the Australians,2 tells us that, ' instead of enjoying perfect...
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The origin of civilisation and the primitive condition of man; mental and ...

1875 - 15 páginas
...regulated by numerous rules, none the less stringent because unwritten. Fashion, says Schweinfurth, ' in the distant wilds ' of Africa, tortures and harasses...poor humanity as ' much as in the great prison of civilisation.' ' Mr. Lang, speaking of the Australians,2 tells us that, ' instead of enjoying perfect...
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The heart of Africa. 3rd, cheaper ed, Volumen 1

Georg August Schweinfurth - 1878
...which indeed are fetters in the worst sense of the word; for fashion in the distant wilds of Afcica tortures and harasses poor humanity as much as in the great prison of civilisation. As a mark of their wealth, and for the purpose of asserting their station in life, both...
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Humboldt library of science, Número 28

1882
...customs may well add, " Even among these uncultured children of nature, human pride crops up among the fetters of fashion, which, indeed, are fetters...entertained, or else have developed themselves independently. These are, however, only extreme or exaggerated cases of the almost universal custom of making a permanent...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volumen 17

1880
...customs may well add : " Even among these uncultured children of nature, human pride crops up among the fetters of fashion, which, indeed, are fetters...and certainly so painful and inconvenient — should * The mutilation of both lips was also observed by RohUs among the women of Kadje, in Segseg, between...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volumen 17

1880
...customs may well add : " Even among these uncultured children of nature, human pride crops up among the fetters of fashion, which, indeed, are fetters...and certainly so painful and inconvenient — should * The mutilation of both lips was also obserrcd by Rohlfs among the women of Kadjo, in Segseg, between...
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Fashion in Deformity: As Illustrated in the Customs of Barbarous and ...

William Henry Flower - 1881 - 85 páginas
...lips was also observed by Rohlfs among the women of Kadje, in Segseg, between Lake Tsad and the Benwe. quartz belemnites of more than two inches long, is...harasses poor humanity as much as in the great prison of civilisation." It seems, indeed, a strange phenomenon that in such different races, so far removed...
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Proceedings, Volumen 9

Royal Institution of Great Britain - 1882
...fingers, and to pour the draught into their mouth. Fio. 4. Loobah Woman; from Schweinfurth's 'Henrt of Africa.' " Similar in shape is the decoration which...entertained, or else have developed themselves independently. These are, however, only extreme or exaggerated cases of the almost universal custom of making a permanent...
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The Origin of Civilisation and the Primitive Condition of Man: Mental and ...

Sir John Lubbock - 1882 - 548 páginas
...the distant wilds 1 The Karens of the Gold. Chersonese, p. 83. 446 TYRANNY OF CUSTOM AMONG SAVAGES. ' of Africa, tortures and harasses poor humanity as ' much as in the great prison of civilisation.'1 Speaking of the natives of Bengal, Sir J. Phear tells us that ' their down-sittings...
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