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" ... their heads, composed of braids of hair, which also hang down upon their breasts on each side. Others wear different ornaments, such as the women of Egypt and Syria use. The older and the married people, both men and women, wear many ornaments in... "
The Voyage of Verrazzano: A Chapter in the Early History of Maritime ... - Page 178
by Henry Cruse Murphy - 1875 - 202 pages
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Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year ...

New York (State) - 1841
...people, both men and women, wear many ornaments in their ears, hanging down in the oriental manner. We saw upon them several pieces of wrought copper, which...colour especially disliked by them ; azure and red are those in highest estimation with them. Of those things which we gave them, they prized most highly...
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An Account of Discoveries in the West Until 1519, and of Voyages to and ...

Conway Robinson, Virginia Historical Society - America - 1848 - 491 pages
...people, both men and women, wear many ornaments in their ears, hanging down in the oriental manner. We saw upon them several pieces of wrought copper, which...colour especially disliked by them ; azure and red are those in highest estimation with them. Of those things which we gave them, they prized most highly...
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The History of Hernando de Soto and Florida: Or, Record of the Events of ...

Barnard Shipp - America - 1881 - 689 pages
...people, both men and women, wear many ornaments in their ears, hanging down in the oriental manner. We saw upon them several pieces of wrought copper,* which...than gold, as this is not valued on account of its color, but is considered by them as the most ordinary of metals, — yellow being the color especially...
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Stories of Discovery Told by Discovers...

E. E. Hale - 1882 - 290 pages
...people, both men and women, wear many ornaments in their ears, hanging down in the Oriental manner. We saw upon them several pieces of wrought copper, which...than gold, as this is not valued on account of its color, but is considered by them as the most ordinary of metals, — yellow being the color especially...
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Stories of Discovery Told by Discoverers

Edward Everett Hale - Discoveries in geography - 1883 - 290 pages
...people, both men and women, wear many ornaments in their ears, hanging down in the Oriental manner. We saw upon them several pieces of wrought copper, which...than gold, as this is not valued on account of its color, but is considered by them as the most ordinary of metals, — yellow being the color especially...
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The Discoveries of America to the Year 1525, Volume 1

Arthur James Weise - America - 1884 - 380 pages
...men and women, wore many ornaments in their ears, hanging down in Oriental fashion. " We saw on them pieces of wrought copper, which is more esteemed by them than gold, the latter being deemed the most ordinary of metals, yellow being a color much disliked by them. Blue...
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The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal, Volume 17

Stephen Denison Peet, J. O. Kinnaman - America - 1895
...men and women, wore many ornaments in their ears, hanging down in Oriental fashion. We saw on them pieces of wrought copper, which is more esteemed by them than gold, the latter being deemed the most ordinary of metals, yellow being a color much disliked by them. Blue...
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The History of North America, Volume 1

Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe - United States - 1903
...people, both men and women, wear many ornaments in their ears, hanging down in the Oriental manner. We saw upon them several pieces of wrought copper, which...than gold, as this is not valued, on account of its color, but is considered by them as the most ordinary of the metals, — yellow being the color especially...
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The History of North America Volume 1 Discovery and Exploration

Alfred Brittain - 1903
...people, both men and women, wear many ornaments in their ears, hanging down in the Oriental manner. We saw upon them several pieces of wrought copper, which...than gold, as this is not valued, on account of its color, but is considered by them as the most ordinary of the metals, — yellow being the color especially...
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Discovery and Exploration, Volume 1

Alfred Brittain, George Edward Reed - America - 1903 - 511 pages
...people, both men and women, wear many ornaments in their ears, hanging down in the Oriental manner. We saw upon them several pieces of wrought copper, which...than gold, as this is not valued, on account of its color, but is considered by them as the most ordinary of the metals, — yellow being the color especially...
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