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" Their houses are mats or barks of trees, set on poles in the fashion of an English barn, but out of the power of the winds, for they are hardly higher than a man. "
The American Naturalist - Page 429
1896
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The History of Pennsylvania: In North America, from the Original Institution ...

Robert Proud - Delaware - 1797
...mats, or barks of Th< , ir Ilou , trees, fet on poles, in the fafhion of an Englifo fcs, &c. barn; but out of the power of the winds; for they are hardly higher than a man; they lie on reeds, or grafs. In travel they lodge in the woods, about a great fire, with the mantle...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...older. " XV. Their houses are mats, or barks of trees, set on poles in fashion of an English barn, but out of the power of the winds ; for they are hardly higher than a man ; they lie on reeds or grass. In travel they lodge in the woods, about a great fire, with the mantle...
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Sketches of the history, manners, and customs of the North ..., Volume 1

James Buchanan (British consul at New York.), John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder, Samuel Farmar Jarvis, Peter Stephen Du Ponceau - Indian mythology - 1824 - 156 pages
...rarely older: their houses are mats, or barks of trees, set on poles, in the fashion of an English barn, but out of the power of the winds, for they are hardly higher than a man ; they lie on reeds or grass. In travel they lodge in the woods about a great fire, with the mantle...
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Sketches of the History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians

James Buchanan (British consul at New York.) - Indians of North America - 1824 - 371 pages
...rarely older: their houses are mats, or barks of trees, set on poles, in the fashion of an English barn, but out of the power of the winds, for they are hardly higher than a man ; they lie on reeds or grass. la travel they lodge in the woods about a great fire, with the mantle...
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The Register of Pennsylvania: Devoted to the Preservation of Facts ..., Volume 5

Samuel Hazard - Pennsylvania - 1828
...14, men at 17 or 18. Their houses are matts, or barks ef trees set on poles, like an English barn, out of the power of the winds, for they are hardly higher than a man. They lye on reeds or grass. When they travel, they lodge in the woods, about a great fire, with the...
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Annals of Philadelphia: Being a Collection of Memoirs, Anecdotes, and ...

John Fanning Watson - New York (N.Y.) - 1830 - 24 pages
...elder. Their houses are mats, or barks of trees, set on poles, in the fashion of an English barn ; but out of the power of the winds ; for they are hardly higher than a man ; they lie on reeds, or grass. In travel Jodge in the woods, about a great fire, with the mantle of...
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Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania, Volume 5

Pennsylvania - 1830
...14, men at 17 or 18. Their houses are matts, or barks of trees set on poles, like an English barn, out of the power of the winds, for they are hardly higher than a man. They lye on reeds or grass. When they travel, they lodge in the woods, about a great fire, with the...
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Historic tales of olden time, concerning the early settlement and progress ...

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1833 - 316 pages
...to them. Their houses are mats, or bark of trees, set on poles, in the fashion of an English bam ; but out of the power of the winds, for they are hardly higher than a man ; they lie on reeds, or grass. In travel they lodge in the woods, about a great fire, with the mantle...
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The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises ..., Volume 5

William Evans, Thomas Evans - Society of Friends - 1841
...older. XV. Their houses are mats, or barks of trees, set on poles, in the fashion of an English barn, but out of the power of the winds, for they are hardly higher than a man ; they lie on reeds or grass. In travel, they lodge in the woods about a great fire, with the mantle...
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Annals and Occurrences of New York City and State, in the Olden Time: Being ...

John Fanning Watson - New York (N.Y.) - 1846 - 390 pages
...elder. Their houses are mats, or barks of trees, set on poles, in the fashion of an English barn ; but out of the power of the winds, for they are hardly higher than a man ; they lie on reeds or grass. In travel they lodge in the woods, about a great fire, with the mantle...
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