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" ... but the hope of finding a large bear, and obtaining from its fat a great quantity of oil, an article at the time much wanted, at length prevailed. Accordingly in the morning we surrounded the tree, both men and women, as many at a time as could conveniently... "
The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful Knowledge - Página 88
1835
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Travels and Adventures in Canada and the Indian Territories, Between the ...

Alexander Henry - 1809 - 330 páginas
...down the tree, the girth of which was not less than three fathom. The women, at first, opposed the undertaking, because our axes, being only of a pound...article at the time much wanted, at length prevailed. j ' t Accordingly, in the morning, we surrounded the tree, both men and women, as many at a time as...
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Fauna Boreali-americana, Or, The Zoology of the Northern Parts of British ...

Sir John Richardson, William Swainson, William Kirby - 1829
...down the tree, the girth of which was not less than three fathoms. The women, at first, opposed the undertaking, because our axes being only of a pound...Bear, and obtaining from its fat a great quantity • REONABD'S Journ. to Lapland. (PINKEHTON'S Voy. ro). ip 194.) f Ii r 11 - » Diiin-l: Lapland. (Idem....
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The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge ...

1835
...cutting down the tree, the girth of which was not less than three fathoms. The women at first opposed the undertaking, because our axes, being only of a pound...Accordingly, in the morning we surrounded the tree, hoth men and women, as many at a time as could conveniently work at it ; and there we toiled like beavers...
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Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Arctic Ocean, in 1833, 1834, and ...

Richard King - 1836
...the morning, to assist in cutting down the tree, the girth of which was not less than three fathoms. In the morning we surrounded the tree, both men and...as many at a time as could conveniently work at it ; and there we toiled, like beavers, till the sun went down. This day's work carried us about half-way...
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Indian Captivities, Being a Collection of the Most Remarkable Narratives of ...

Samuel G. Drake - 1839 - 360 páginas
...cutting down the tree, the girth of which was not less than three fathom. The women at first opposed the undertaking, because our axes, being only of a pound...a half weight, were not well adapted to so heavy a labor ; but the hope of finding a large bear, and obtaining from its fat a great quantity of oil, an...
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Tragedies of the Wilderness: Or, True and Authentic Narratives of Captives ...

Samuel Gardner Drake - 1841 - 354 páginas
...there were no tracks on the snow, there was reason to believe that a bear lay concealed in the tree. great quantity of oil, an article at the time much...as many at a time as could conveniently work at it ; and here we toiled like beaver till the sun went down. This day's work carried us about half way...
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Tragedies of the Wilderness: Or, True and Authentic Narratives of Captives ...

Samuel G. Drake - 1844 - 354 páginas
...cutting down the tree, the girth of which was not less than three fathom. The women at first opposed the undertaking, because our axes, being only of a pound...a half weight, were not well adapted to so heavy a labor ; but the hope of finding a large bear, and obtaining from its fat a great quantity of oil, an...
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The American Indians: Their History, Condition and Prospects, from Original ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - 1851 - 495 páginas
...because our axes, being only of a pound and a half weight, were not well adapted to so heavy a labor; but the hope of finding a large bear, and obtaining...as many at a time as could conveniently work at it; and here we toiled like beavers till the sun went down. This day.s work carried us about half way through...
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The American Indians: Their History, Condition and Prospects, from Original ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - 1851 - 495 páginas
...cutting down the tree, the girth of which was not less than three fathoms. The women at first opposed the undertaking, because our axes, being only of a pound...a half weight, were not well adapted to so heavy a labor; but the hope of finding a large bear, and obtaining from its fat a great quantity of oil, an...
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Indian Captivities Or, Life in the Wigwam: Being True Nar- Ratives of ...

Samuel G. Drake - 1852 - 367 páginas
...there were no tracks on the snow, there was reason to believe that a bear lay concealed in the tree. great quantity of oil, an article at the time much...as many at a time as could conveniently work at it; and here we toiled like beaver till the sun went down. This day's work carried us about half way through...
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