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" The language of the natives indicates their poverty, as well as the limited productions and unvarying features of the land. All words, like those for mountain, hill, river, and many of the implements of their ancestors, as well as the trees and other... "
Corals and Coral Islands - Page 333
by James Dwight Dana - 1890 - 440 pages
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The American Journal of Science, Volume 62

Science - 1851
...Chamisso observed fifty-two native plants, and in a few instances the Banana, Taro, and Breadfruit. The language of the natives indicates their poverty,...ideas, they have fallen off in general intelligence. It would be an interesting inquiry for the philosopher, to what extent a race of men placed in such...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 49

Science - 1850
...Chamisso observed fifty-two native plants, and, in a few instances, the banana, taro, and bread-fruit. The language of the natives indicates their poverty,...ideas, they have fallen off in general intelligence. It would be an interesting inquiry for the philosopher, to what extent a race of men, placed in such...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 49

Geology - 1850
...Chamisso observed fifty-two native plants, and, in a few instances, the banana, taro, and bread-fruit. The language of the natives indicates their poverty,...ideas, they have fallen off in general intelligence. It would be an interesting inquiry for the philosopher, to what extent a race of men, placed in such...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

Industrial arts - 1852
...plants. In the Marshall group, where the vegetation is more varied, fifty-two native plants exist. The language of the natives indicates their poverty,...as the trees and other vegetation of the land from whence they are derived, are lost to them ; and as words are but signs of ideas, they have fallen off...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

Industrial arts - 1852
...plants. In the Marshall group, where the vegetation is more varied, fifty-two native plants exist. The language of the natives indicates their poverty,...as the trees and other vegetation of the land from whence they are derived, are lost to them ; and as words are but signs of ideas, they have (illicit...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

Industrial arts - 1852
...plants. In the Marshall group, where the vegetation is more varied, fifty-two native plants exist. The language of the natives indicates their poverty,...as the trees and other vegetation of the land from whence they are derived, are lost to them ; and as words are but signs of ideas, they have fallen off...
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ON CORAL REEFS AND ISLANDS

JAMES D. DANA - 1853
...Ghamisso observed fifty- two native plants, and in a few instances the Banana, Taro, and Breadfruit. The language of the natives indicates their poverty,...ideas, they have fallen off in general intelligence. It would be an interesting inquiry for the philosopher, to what extent a race of men placed in such...
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The Life of James Dwight Dana: Scientific Explorer, Mineralogist, Geologist ...

Daniel Coit Gilman - United States Exploring Expedition - 1899 - 409 pages
...this a poor substitute for the breadfruit and yams of more favored lands. The cocoanut and Pandanus are, in general, the only products of the vegetable...ideas, they have fallen off in general intelligence. It would be an interesting inquiry for the philosopher, to what extent a race of men placed in such...
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The Life of James Dwight Dana: Scientific Explorer, Mineralogist, Geologist ...

Daniel Coit Gilman - United States Exploring Expedition - 1899 - 409 pages
...ten to twenty feet above high tide, and no part more than three hundred yards from the ocean. 219 " In the more isolated coral islands the language of...ideas, they have fallen off in general intelligence. It would be an interesting inquiry for the philosopher, to what extent a race of men placed in such...
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WONDERS OF THEEARTH AND THE HEAVENS.

1857
...chiefs for canoes. Some of the logs on Enderby's Island were forty feet long, and four in diameter. The language of the natives indicates their poverty,...ideas, they have fallen off in general intelligence. It would be an interesting inquiry for the philosopher, to what extent a race of men placed in such...
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