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" like a stone ; ' for ' tall,' they would say ' long legs,' etc. ; and for ' round,' they said ' like a ball,' ' like the moon,' and so on, usually suiting the action to the word, and confirming, by some sign, the meaning to be understood... "
Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land - Página 279
por Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science, Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land - 1855
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The Living Age ..., Volumen112

1872
...stone; ' for ' tall f they would say ' long legs,' &c. ; for ' round ' they said ' like a ball,' ' like the moon ' and so on, usually suiting the action...confirming, by some sign, the meaning to be understood "— Mllligan, "Vocabulary of the Dialect.* of some of the Aboriginal Tribuj of Tasmania." HobartTown....
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Daily Life and Origin of the Tasmanians

James Bonwick - 1870 - 304 páginas
...; ' for ' tall ' they would say, ' long legs,' &c. ; and for ' round ' they said, ' like a ball,' ' like the moon,' and so on, usually suiting the action...confirming by some sign the meaning to be understood," The ignorance of Tasmanians and Polynesians of letters is not to be wondered at, when Mr. Crawford says...
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The Fortnightly, Volumen7;Volumen13

1870
...stone,5 for ' tall,' they would say ' long legs,' &c., and for ' round,' they said ' like a ball,' ' like the moon,' and so on, usually suiting the action...word, and confirming, by some sign, the meaning to be understood."1 Now, even making allowance for over- statement here (which seems needful, since the word...
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The Fortnightly, Volumen13

1870
...stone,' for ' tall,' they would say ' long legs,' &c., and for • round,' they said •like a ball,' • like the moon,' and so on, usually suiting the action...word, and confirming, by some sign, the meaning to be understood."1 Now, even making allowance for over-statement here (which seems needful, since the word...
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Daily Life and Origin of the Tasmanians

James Bonwick - 1870 - 304 páginas
...; ' for ' tall ' they would say, ' long legs,' &c. ; and for ' round ' they said, ' like a ball,' ' like the moon,' and so on, usually suiting the action to the word, and confirming by some siga the meaning to be understood." The ignorance of Tasmanians and Polynesians of letters is not to...
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Recent Discussions in Science, Philosophy, and Morals

Herbert Spencer - 1871 - 234 páginas
...stone,' for ' tall,' they would say ' long legs,' ete., and for 'round, they said ' like a ball,' ' like the moon,' and so on, usually suiting the action...confirming, by some sign, the meaning to be understood." ' Now, even making allowance for over-statement here (which seems needful, since the word "long," said...
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The Contemporary Review, Volumen19

1872
...'like a stone;' for 'tall' they would say 'long leg-V &c.; for 'round' they said ' like a ball,' ' like the moon,' and so on, usually suiting the action...confirming, by some sign, the meaning to be understood." — Milligan, " Vocabulary of the Dialects of somo of the Aboriginal Tribes of Tasmania." Ilobart Town....
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The Living Age, Volumen112

1872
...they would say ' long legs,* &c. ; for • round ' they said ' like a ball,' ' like the moon ' and 80 on, usually suiting the action to the word, and confirming, by some sign, the meaning to be understood "—Mllllfran, " Vocabulary of tho Dialecta of some of the Aboriginal Tribes of Tasmania." Uobart Town....
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Introduction to the Science of Religion: Four Lectures Delivered at the ...

Friedrich Max Müller - 1873 - 403 páginas
...a stone ; " for " tall " they would say "long legs," &c. ; for "round" they said " like a ball," " like the moon," and so on, usually suiting the action...confirming by some sign, the meaning to be understood.' — Milligan, Vocabulary of the Dialects of some of the Aboriginal Tribes of Tasmania, p. 34. Hobart...
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Introduction to the Science of Religion: Four Lectures Delivered at the ...

Friedrich Max Müller - 1873 - 403 páginas
..."like a stone;" for "tall" they would say " long legs," &c. ; for " round " they said " like a ball," " like the moon," and so on, usually suiting the action...confirming by some sign, the meaning to be understood.' — Milligan, Vocabulary of the Dialects of some of the Aboriginal Tribes of Tasmania, p. 34. Hobart...
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