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" ... less perfect contrivances, which they now despise, and have discontinued, since the introduction of ours. For, by the time that the iron tools, of which they are now possessed, are worn out, they will have almost lost the knowledge of their own. A... "
The Mutineers of the Bounty and Their Descendants in Pitcairn and Norfolk ... - Side 215
af Lady Diana Jolliffe Belcher - 1870 - 420 sider
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A General History of Voyages and Travels to the End of the 18th Century, Bind 16

Robert Kerr - 1815
...have almost lost the knowledge of their own. A stone-hatchet is, at present, as rare a thing amongst them, as an iron one was eight years ago ; and a chisel of bone or stone is not to be seen. Spike-nails have supplied the place of these last, and they are weak enougli to fancy that they have...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels ..., Oplag 30–32

General history - 1814
...have almost lost the knowledge of their own. A stone-hatchet is, at present, as rare a thing amongst them, as an iron one was eight years ago ; and a chisel of l)ono or stone is not to be seen. Spike-nails have supplied the place of these last, and they are weak...
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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged in ...

Robert Kerr - 1824
...have almost lost the knowledge of their own. A stone-hatchet is, at present, as rare a thing amongst them, as an iron one was eight years ago; and a chisel of bone or stone is not to be seen. Spike-nails have supplied the place of these last, and they are weak enough to fancy that they have...
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The Voyages of Captain James Cook: Illustrated with Maps and Numerous ...

James Cook - 1842
...have almost lost the knowledge of their own. A stone hatehet is, at present, as rare a thing amongst them as an iron one was eight years ago ; and a chisel of bone, or stone, is not to be seen. Spike-nails have supplied the place of the last ; and they are weak enough to fancy that they have...
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Pre-historic Times: As Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and ...

Sir John Lubbock - 1865 - 512 sider
...last voyage Captain Cook tells us * that " a stone hatchet is, at present, as rare a thing amongst them, as an iron one was eight years ago ; and a chisel of bone or stone is not to be seen." The stone axes, or rather adzes, were of various sizes ; those intended for cutting down trees weigh six...
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The Archaeological Journal, Bind 23

1866
...very few years replaced by those of metal ; a stone hatchet is at present, he says, " as rare a thing as an iron one was eight years ago, and a chisel of bone or stone is not to be seen." The rapidity with which the change from stone to metal is effected, depends on the supply of the latter....
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The Journal of Sacred Literature and Biblical Record

1867
...few years replaced by those of metal : " A stone hatchet is at present," he says, " as rare a thing as an iron one was eight years ago ; and a chisel of bone or stone is not to be seen." The rapidity with which the change from stone to metal is effected depends on the supply of the latter....
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The Primitive Inhabitants of Scandinavia

Sven Nilsson - 1868 - 272 sider
...a very few years replaced by those of metal ; a stone hatchet was then, he says, ' as rare a thing as an iron one was eight years ago, and a chisel of bone or stone is not to be seen.' The rapidity with which the change from stone to metal is effected depends on the supply of the latter....
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The Primitive Inhabitants of Scandinavia: An Essay on Comparative ...

Sven Nilsson, Sir John Lubbock - 1868 - 272 sider
...a very few years replaced by those of metal ; a stone hatchet was then, he says, ' as rare a thing as an iron one was eight years ago, and a chisel of bone or stone is not to be seen.' The rapidity with which the change from stone to metal is effected depends on the supply of the latter....
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The Mutineers of the Bounty and Their Descendants in Pitcairn and Norfolk ...

Lady Diana Jolliffe Belcher - 1871 - 377 sider
...these primitive implements, is mentioned by Captain Cook in his last voyage to the Pacific in lY77. At that date, in speaking of the Tahitians, he says,...necessarily short visits (dependent on the wind being in a fa" vorable quarter, as no vessel could anchor) were to them a kind of jubilee, which varied the monotony...
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