American Anthropologist, Volumen9

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American Anthropological Association, 1907
 

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Página 489 - HERE WAS BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON, Author of the Declaration of American Independence, Of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, And Father of the University of Virginia ; because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered.
Página 490 - Appearances certainly indicate that it has derived both origin and growth from the accustomary collection of bones, and deposition of them together; that the first collection had been deposited on the common surface of the earth, a few stones put over it, and then a covering of earth, that the second had been laid on this, had covered more or less of it in proportion to the number of bones, and was then also covered with earth; and so on.
Página 492 - ... to appear superior to human events; that his vivacity and activity of mind is equal to ours in the same situation; hence his eagerness for hunting, and for games of chance.
Página 497 - So that from this side also, inhabitants may have passed into America ; and the resemblance between the Indians of America and the eastern inhabitants of Asia, would induce us to conjecture, that the former are the descendants of the latter, or the latter of the former...
Página 497 - A separation into dialects may be the work of a few ages only, but for two dialects to recede from one another, till they have lost all vestiges of their common origin, must require an immense course of time ; perhaps not less than many people give to the age of the earth. A greater number of those radical changes of language having taken place among the red men of America, proves them of greater antiquity than those of Asia.
Página 495 - The commerce which may be carried on with the people inhabiting the line you will pursue, renders a knolege of these people important, you will therefore endeavor to make yourself acquainted, as far as a diligent pursuit of your journey shall admit...
Página 492 - ... acquainted with him, and on whose truth and judgment I can rely. From these sources I am able to say, in contradiction to this representation, that he is neither more defective in ardor, nor more impotent with his female, than the white reduced to the same diet and exercise ; that he is brave, when an enterprise depends on bravery; education with him making the point of honor consist in the destruction of an enemy by stratagem, and in the preservation of his own person free from injury; or...
Página 70 - Their arrowes in the forme of a crooked pinne or fish-hooke, or of the splinter of a bone tyed to the clift of a little sticke, and with the end of the line, they tie on the bate.
Página 231 - The Leopold Schweich Fund," and is to be devoted to the furtherance of research in the archeology, art, history, languages, and literature of ancient civilization, with reference to Biblical study.
Página 196 - A Narrative of Explorations in New Mexico, Arizona, Indiana, etc., together with a Brief History of the Department,

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