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" ... laid aside, and every appearance of joy vanished. It is customary with these extraordinary people to go through the same ceremony upon meeting as upon taking leave of their friends. They join their noses together, and remain in this position for at... "
Journal of a Ten Months' Residence in New Zealand - Page 22
by Richard Alexander Cruise - 1823 - 321 pages
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 21

Theology - 1823
...their noses together, and remain in this position for at least half an hour ; during which time they sob and howl in the most doleful manner. If there...he may be so called) in the various expressions of lamentation. This ended, they resume their wonted cheerfulness and enter into a detail of all that...
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The Literary Examiner: Consisting of The Indicator, a Review of Books, and ...

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1823 - 412 pages
...their noses together, and remain in this position for at least half an hour; during which time they sob and howl in the most doleful manner. If there be many friends gathered avound the person who has returned, the nearest relation takes possession of his nose, while the others...
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The North American Review, Volume 18

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1824
...at least half an hour, during which time they sob and howl in a most doleful manner. If there be any friends gathered around the person, who has returned,...cheerfulness, and enter into a detail of all that had happened during their separation. As there were nine New Zealanders just returned, and more than...
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The New Zealanders

George Lillie Craik - Adventure and adventurers - 1830 - 424 pages
...their noses together, and remain in this position for at least half an hour ; during which time they sob and howl in the most doleful manner. If there...may be so called) in the various expressions of his lamentation. This ended, they resume their wonted cheerfulness, and enter into a detail of all that...
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The New Zealanders

George Lillie Craik - Adventure and adventurers - 1830 - 424 pages
...their noses together, and remain in this position for at least half an hour ; during which time they sob and howl in the most doleful manner. If there...may be so called) in the various expressions of his lamentation. This ended, they resume their wonted cheerfulness, and enter into a detail of all that...
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The natural history of society in the barbarous and civilized state

William Cooke Taylor - 1840
...join their noses together, and remain in this position at least half an hour ; during which time, they sob, and howl in the most doleful manner. If there...upon his arms, shoulders, and legs, and keep perfect tune with the chief mourner (if he may be so called), in the various expressions of his lamentation....
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The Natural History of Society in the Barbarous and Civilized ..., Volume 1

William Cooke Taylor - Civilization - 1841 - 332 pages
...join their noses together, and remain in this position at least half an hour ; during which time, they sob and howl in the most doleful manner. If there be many friends gathered around theu- person who has returned, the nearest relation takes possession of his nose, while the others...
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