Report on the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Volumen2


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Página 183 - This also we humbly and earnestly beg, that human things may not prejudice such as are Divine ; neither that from the unlocking of the gates of sense, and the kindling of a greater natural light, anything of incredulity, or intellectual night, may arise in our minds towards Divine mysteries.
Página 143 - E a la salida del dicho valle fallé una gran cerca de piedra seca, tan alta como estado y medio, que atravesaba todo el valle de la una sierra a...
Página 92 - They set off abreast of each other at six yards from the end of the play-ground; then one of them hurls the stone on its edge, in as direct a line as he can ? a considerable distance toward the middle of the other end of the square; when they have...
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Página 82 - They often sleep over those tombs ; which, with the loud wailing of the women at the dusk of the evening, and dawn of the day, on benches close by the tombs, must awake the memory of their relations very often : and if they were killed by an enemy, it helps to irritate and set on such revengeful tempers to retaliate blood for blood.
Página 698 - Taking all this together, and adding to it the results of our investigations into the military organization of the ancient Mexicans, as well as of their communal mode of holding and enjoying the soil, we feel authorized to conclude that the social organization and mode of government of the ancient Mexicans was a military democracy, originally based upon communism in living.
Página 76 - There is but one large door, which serves at the same time to admit light from without and the smoak to escape when a fire is kindled ; but as there is but a small fire kept, sufficient to give light at night, and that fed with dry small sound wood divested of its bark, there is but little smoak ; all around the inside of the building, betwixt...
Página 542 - ... ruins. But six piers remain entire, and the rest of the front is open. " The building was constructed of stone, with a mortar of lime and sand, and the whole front was covered with stucco and painted.
Página 81 - They choose a place where they bring a quantity of earth which they elevate into a kind of platform, two or three pikes...
Página 45 - Abbott, which are apparently as clearly artificial as are the well-known remains of the valley of the Somme, there are all grades of imperfect fragments down to the pebbles that are without a trace of chipping. All that I have seen, with a single exception, both of the perfectly and the imperfectly chipped fragments are made of a curious granular argillite, the like of which I do not know in place.

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