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At a short distance from the city we met a little negro on horseback, dressed in the
black suit that nature made him, with two large plantain leaves sewed together for
a hat, and plantain leaves for a saddle. At the distance of two leagues we ...
15 of the back piazza I saw a young negro man, in a black gown and cap, sitting
by the side of a good-looking, well-dressed white woman, and, if I mistake not,
discoursing to her of other things than those connected with his priestly duties.
Opposite the bed was a rude frame about six feet high, on the top of which was a
sort of babyhouse, with the figure of the Virgin sitting on a chair, and dressed in
cheap finery. At three we started again. The sun had lost some of its force, the ...
After supper the younger of the two dressed the birds in their robes de nuit, a
cotton cloth wound tight around the body, compressing the wings, and then, with
a string fastened to the back of the cloth, so that the body was balanced, ^ A
He was a young man — all the men in that country were young — about thirty-two
or three, dressed in a snuff-coloured cloth roundabout jacket, and pantaloons of
the same colour ; and off his warhorse, and away from his assassin-like band, ...
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John Stephens was an American diplomat sent by the U.S. government in the 1840s to establish contact with the people of Central America and Southern Mexico, and in many cases was the first white ... Läs hela recensionen
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Stephens's book, first published in two volumes in 1841, has been abridged by Karl Ackerman, a freelance writer. Stephens made his journey in 1839-40, accompanied by an artist, Frederick Catherwood ... Läs hela recensionen
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Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, Volym 2
John L. Stephens
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1871
Incidents of travel in Central America: Chiapas and Yucatan
John Lloyd Stephens
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1858
Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan;, Volym 1
John Lloyd Stephens
Ingen förhandsgranskning - 2017