The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal, Volym 7

Stephen Denison Peet, J. O. Kinnaman
Jameson & Morse, 1885

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Sida 355 - ... contrivances, which are now dispersed through various classes and orders of existing animals, but are no longer united in the same genus. Thus, in the same individual, the snout of a Porpoise is combined with the teeth of a Crocodile, the head of a Lizard with the vertebrae of a Fish, and the sternum of an Ornithorhynchus with the paddles of a Whale.
Sida 72 - Having seen the best specimens of "mound" pottery obtained during the survey of Messrs. Squier and Davis, I do not hesitate to assert that the clay vessels fabricated at the Cahokia Creek were in every respect equal to those exhumed from the mounds of the Mississippi Valley, and Dr.
Sida 64 - The materialistic assumption that there is no such state of things, and that the life of the soul accordingly ends with the life of the body, is perhaps the most colossal instance of baseless assumption that is known to the history of philosophy.
Sida 24 - ... cultivation than that which now prevails; for the present Indians do not appear to possess the ideas of taste and order necessary to enable them to arrange objects in consecutive rows. Traces of this kind of cultivation, though not very abundant, are found in several parts of the State. The garden beds are of various sizes, covering generally from twenty to one hundred acres.
Sida 88 - As we were descending the river we saw high rocks with hideous monsters painted on them, and upon which the bravest Indians dare not look. They are as large as a calf, with head and horns like a goat ; their eyes red ; beard like a tiger's ; and a face like a man's. Their tails are so long that they pass over their heads and between their forelegs, under their belly, and end like a fish's tail. They are painted red, green, and black.
Sida 89 - We found on the banks of this river a village called Kuilka, consisting of seventy-four cabins. They received us very kindly, and we promised to return to instruct them. The chief, with most of the youth of this village, accompanied us to the lake, from whence we returned to the Bay of Puan [Green Bay] , about the end of September.
Sida 372 - ... Wall, or Vallum, south of the stone wall. 3. Stations, Castles, Watchtowers, and Roads, for the accommodation of the soldiery who manned the Wall, and for the transmission of military stores. These lie, for the most part, between the stone wall and the earthen lines.
Sida 134 - The houses of the people were circular in outline, from fifteen to forty feet in diameter, and probably made entirely of poles covered with mud, mats or skins, as their decay has left simply a ring of rich black earth, mixed with refuse consisting of bones, broken pottery, etc.
Sida 24 - appear in various graceful shapes. Some are laid off in recti-lineal and curvi-lineal figures, either distinct or combined in a fantastic manner, in parterres and scolloped work, with alleys between, and apparently ample walks leading in different directions.
Sida 129 - These graves, as is well known, are formed of rough unhewn slabs or flat pieces of stone, thus: First — in a pit some 2 or 3 feet deep, and of the desired dimensions, dug for the purpose — a layer...

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