The Aborigines of Western Australia

כריכה קדמית
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Company, limited, 1894 - 55 עמודים
Early contacts, quotes Dampier, Preston, Dale, Bussel; Brief notes on New Norcia Mission; Method of discovering whereabouts of murderer (West Kimberley); Betrothal (Perth area) Aboriginal equipment, foods; Songs with English translation & music transcript; General beliefs, burial rites Perth, Vasse R., King Georges Sound.
 

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עמוד 44 - Ye are the children of the LORD your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead. 2 for thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God, and the LORD hath chosen thee to be a peculiar people unto himself, above all the nations that are upon the earth.
עמוד 18 - And yet indeed she is my sister; she is the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became my wife.
עמוד 44 - And it came to pass at noon that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud, for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked. And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets, till the blood gushed out upon them.
עמוד 45 - And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning that matter.
עמוד 7 - ... nostrils, and mouth too, if the lips are not shut very close. So that from their infancy, being thus annoyed with these insects, they do never open their eyes as other people, and therefore they cannot see far unless they hold up their heads, as if they were looking at somewhat over them.
עמוד 55 - Do not obtain your slaves from Britain because they are so stupid and so utterly incapable of being taught that they are not fit to form a part of the household of Athens.
עמוד 7 - Their hair is black, short and curled, like that of the Negroes, and not long and lank like the common Indians. The colour of their skins, both of their faces and the rest of their body, is coal black, like that of the Negroes of Guinea.
עמוד 23 - The early life of a young woman at all celebrated for beauty is generally one continued series of captivity to different masters, of ghastly wounds, of wanderings in strange families, of rapid flights, of bad treatment from other females, amongst whom she is brought a stranger by her captor ; and rarely do you see a form of unusual grace and elegance, but it is marked and scarred by the furrows of old wounds ; and many a female thus wanders several hundred miles from the home of her infancy, being...
עמוד 7 - Their eyelids are always half closed, to keep the flies out of their eyes, they being so troublesome here that no fanning will keep them from coming to one's face, and without the assistance of both hands to keep them off, they will creep into one's nostrils, and mouth too, if the lips are not shut very close.
עמוד 18 - Narrangur. But in different districts the members of these families give a local name to the one to which they belong, which is understood in that district, to indicate some particular branch of the principal family. The most common local names are, Didaroke Gwerrinjoke Maleoke Waddaroke Djekoke Kotejumeno Namyungo Yungaree.

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