The Anthropological Review, Volume 2; Volume 6

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Page xx - In her family, in her court, in her kingdom, she remained equally mistress: the force of the tender passions was great over her, but the force of her mind was still superior; and the combat which her victory visibly cost her, serves only to display the firmness of her resolution, and the loftiness of her ambitious sentiments. The fame of this princess, though it has surmounted the prejudices...
Page 301 - Not only do the cerebral hemispheres overlap the olfactory lobes and cerebellum, but they extend in advance of the one, and further back than the other.
Page 193 - ... in a living state, then also ought this science to be able, by availing itself of the same comparative method, to collect the remains of human races long since passed away, and of the works which they...
Page 271 - Europeans is necessary to instruct them, but the approach of Europeans corrupts and repels them into savage life ; they refuse to change their habits as long as their solitudes are their own, and it is too late to change them when they are constrained to submit. . The Spaniards pursued the Indians with blood-hounds...
Page 136 - A naughty person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward mouth. He winketh with his eyes, he speaketh with his feet, he teacheth with his fingers ; Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord.
Page 3 - So far from this, the existence of any such record would, according to the very hypothesis itself, be impossible. Traditions are shortlived and untrustworthy. A " monument " which could prove the actual occurrence of a race capable of self-civilisation, I confess myself unable to imagine.
Page 4 - cast out an orphan of nature, ' naked and helpless into the savage forest, must have perished ' before he could have learned how to supply his most immediate ' and urgent wants. Suppose him to have been created, or to ' have started into being, one knows not how, in the full ' strength of his bodily powers, how long must it have been ' before he could have known the proper use of his limbs, or ' how to apply them to climb the tree !
Page 184 - Look at Wales, look at Caledonia ; it is ever the same. The race must be forced from the soil ; by fair means, if possible ; still they must leave.
Page 2 - Srdly, and lastly, supposing that the Mandans did emerge from the Savage state, how do we know that this may not have been through the aid of some strangers coming among them like the Manco-capac of Peru from some more civilized Country, perhaps long before the days of Columbus...
Page 383 - O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us. Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.

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