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" The natives are true Malays, never building a house on dry land if they can find water to set it in, and never going anywhere on foot if they can reach the place in a boat. "
Geographical Plays - Página 6
por Jane Andrews - 1880 - 23 páginas
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The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-utan, and the Bird of ..., Volumen2

Alfred Russel Wallace - 1869 - 638 páginas
...and purchase any thing that is to be had in Palembang. The natives are true Malays, never building a house on dry land if they can find water to set it in, and never going anywhere on foot if they can reach the place in a boat. A considerable portion of the...
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The World and Its People, Libro 8

Larkin Dunton - 1897
...fine curve in a river of the same name. It is said that the natives are true Malays, never building a house on dry land if they can find water to set it in, and never going anywhere on foot if they can reach a place in a boat. Consequently the stream is much...
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Australia and the Islands of the Sea

Eva Mary Crosby Kellogg - 1899 - 448 páginas
...fine curve in a river of the same name. It is said that the natives are true Malays, never building a house on dry land if they can find water to set it in, and never going anywhere on foot if they can reach a place in a boat. Consequently the stream is much...
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Where Worlds Collide: The Wallace Line

Penny Van Oosterzee - 1997 - 234 páginas
...'The natives are true Malays,' Wallace observed with his typical dry sense of humour, 'never building a house on dry land if they can find water to set it in and never going anywhere on foot if they can reach the place by boat.' Wallace's enquiries about the...
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Geography and Enlightenment

Professor of Geography and Intellectual History David N Livingstone, David N. Livingstone, Charles W. J. Withers - 1999 - 455 páginas
...(and this for theoretical, not practical, reasons), could yet define true Malays as "never building a house on dry land if they can find water to set it in, and never going anywhere on foot if they can reach the place in a boat" (Wallace 1986, 133). What would...
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