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" River, where they had made the first land, the ground was covered with copper, over which a body of earth had since been collected to the depth of a man's height. They believe, also, that in ancient times, their ancestors lived till their feet were worn... "
The Substance of a Journal During a Residence at the Red River Colony ... - Page 132
by John West - 1824 - 210 pages
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 49

Monthly literary register - 1820 - 694 pages
...collected to the depth of a man's height. They believe, also, that, in ancient times, their ancestors had lived till their feet were worn out with walking, and their throats with eating. They described a deluge, when the waters spread over the whole earth, except the highest mountain, on the...
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Edinburgh Magazine: Or Literary Miscellany, Volume 19

1802 - 510 pages
...collected to the depth of a man's height. They believe, alfo, in the ancient times their anceftors lived till their feet were worn out with walking, and their throats •with eating. They defcribe a deluge, •when the waters fpread over the •whole earth, except the higheft mountains,...
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The British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 20

1802 - 754 pages
...collected, to the depth of a man's height. They believe alfo, that, in ancient times, their anceitors lived till their feet were worn out with walking, and their throats with eating. They defcribe a deluge, when the waters fprcad over the whole earth, except the higheil mountains, on the...
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 1

1802 - 764 pages
...collected to' the depth of a man's height. They believe, also, that iu ancient times their anceitors lived till their feet were worn out with walking, and their throats with «ating. They describe a dela^, when the waters spread over tie whole earth, except the highest mountains,...
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The Annual review and history of literature, A. Aiken ed, Volume 1

Arthur Aikin - 1803 - 996 pages
...covered with copper, over which a body of earth had since been collected, to the depth of a man's height. They believe, also, that in ancient times their ancestors lived till their fret were worn out with walking, and their throats with rating. They describe a deluge, when the waters...
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History of the Viceroyalty of Buenos Ayres: Containing the Most Accurate ...

Samuel Hull Wilcocke - 1807 - 600 pages
...full of islands, where they had suffered great misery, it being always winter with ice and deep snow. They believe also that in ancient times their ancestors...worn out with walking and their throats with eating. -f They describe a deluge when the waters spread over the whole earth, except the highest mountains,...
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The Travels of Capts. Lewis and Clarke from St. Louis, by Way of the ...

1809 - 332 pages
...covered with copper, over which a body of earth had since been collected, to the depth of a man's height. They believe also, that in ancient times their ancestors...throats with eating. They describe a deluge, when the wa* ters spread over the whole earth, except the highest mountains, on the tops of which they preserved...
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A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A General Description of All the ...

Elijah Parish - 1810 - 410 pages
...fall of man, the flood, the tower of Babel, and the longevity of the early ages. The Chepewyans say that in ancient times their ancestors lived, till...with walking, and their throats with eating. They were also ignorant of all modern improvements in the eastern continent. From these facts it is evident,...
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New Travels Among the Indians of North America: Being a Compilation, Taken ...

1812 - 318 pages
...covered with copper, over which a body of earth has since been collected, to the depth of a man's height. They believe also, that in ancient times their ancestors...throats with eating. They describe a deluge, when the wa-. ters spread over the whole earth, except the highest mountains, on the tops of which they preserved...
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The Pocket Magazine of Classics and Polite Literature, Volume 3

1819 - 382 pages
...covered with copper, over which a body of earth had since been collected, to the depth of a man's height. They believe, also, that in ancient times their ancestors...feet were worn out with walking, and their throats witk eating. They describe a deluge, when the waters spread over the whole earth, except the highest...
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