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" However, to their eternal honor be it spoken, they have often been known to encounter a sort of cannibals, to whose assaults they are often subject, not fictitious, but real man-eaters, and that with a lance but two inches long; nay, and although they... "
The British Apollo: Containing Two Thousand Answers to Curious Questions in ... - Page 234
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The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary ..., Volume 1

1822
...have been often known to encounter a sort of canables, to whose assaults they are often subjected, not fictitious, but real man-eaters, and that with...lance, but two inches long ; nay, and although they go armed no further than their middle finger. ANECDOTES, &c. THE SHIPWRECKED MARINERS. The follwing...
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Notes and Queries

1853
...they have been often known to encounter a sort of cannibals, to whose assaults they are often subject, not fictitious, but real man-eaters, and that with...they go arm'd no further than their middlefinger." SIGMA. Sunderland. On Quotations (Vol. vi., p. 408.). There can be no doubt that quotations have...
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MILLEDULCIA: A THOUSAND PLEASANT THINGS

1857
...they have been often known to encounter a sort of cannibals, to whose assaults they are often subject, not fictitious, but -real maneaters, and that with...nay, and although they go arm'd no further than their middle finger. " To dine with Duke Humphrey," we are told, arose from the practice of those who had...
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Milledulcia: A Thousand Pleasant Things Selected from "Notes and Queries"

Robert Conger Pell - 1857 - 416 pages
...they have been often known to encounter a sort of caunibals, to whose assaults they are often subject, not fictitious, but real maneaters, and that with a lance but two inches long ; nny, and although they go arm' d no further than their middle finger. ': To dine with Duke Humphrey,"...
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Tales, Sketches and Lyrics

Robert Jackson MacGeorge - 1858 - 269 pages
...been often known to encounter a sort of cannibals, to whose assaults they are perennially subject, not fictitious, but real maneaters, and that with...lance but two inches long : nay, and although they go armed no further than their middle finger." In the " British Apollo," a curious serial published between...
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Gleanings from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - 1860 - 548 pages
...they have often been known to encounter a sort of cannibals, to whose assaults they are often subjeet, not fictitious, but real man-eaters, and that with...lance but two inches long; nay, and although they go armed no further than their middle finger." An earlier authority than the preeeding may be found in...
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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - 1874 - 864 pages
...they have often been known to encounter a sort of cannibals, to whose assaults they are often subject, not fictitious, but real man-eaters, and that with...lance but two inches long; nay, and although they go armed no further than their middle finger." An earlier authority than the preceding may be found in...
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GLEANINGS FOR THE CURIOUS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE

1875
...they have often been known to encounter a sort of cannibals, to whose assaults they are often subject, not fictitious, but real man-eaters, and that with...lance but two inches long; nay, and although they go armed no further than their middle finger." An earlier authority than the preceding may be found in...
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Selections from the British Apollo: Containing Answers to Curious Questions ...

G. W. Niven - 1903 - 288 pages
...they have been often known to encounter a sort of cannibals, to whose assaults they are often subject, not fictitious, but real man-eaters, and that with...lance but two inches long ; nay, and although they go armed no farther than their middle finger." " Q- Whether the story of Circe's transforming the companions...
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