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" They live in the following manner ; every man has a hut on the planks, in which he dwells, with a trap-door closely fitted in the planks, and leading down to the lake. They tie the young children with a cord round the foot, fearing lest they should fall... "
The Histories of Herodotus - Page 279
by Herodotus - 1899 - 568 pages
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The History of Herodotus, Volume 2

Herodotus - 1824
...and other labouring cattle with fish", which abound so much there, that when a man has turned back his trap-door, he lets down an empty basket by a cord...after waiting a short time, draws it up full of fish. Of these they have two kinds, called the Papraces and Tilones. XVII. After Megabyzus had taken the...
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The History of Herodotus, literally tr. by a graduate of the ..., Volume 2

Herodotus - 1824
...and other labouring cattle with fish", which abound so much there, that when a man has turned back his trap-door, he lets down an empty basket by a cord...after waiting a short time, draws it up full of fish. Of these they have two kinds, called the Papraces and Tilones. XVII. After Megabyzus had taken the...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...man marries, for each wife he sinks three piles, bringing wood from a mountain called Orbelus : hut every man has several wives. They live in the following...which they call papraces and tilones. Those of the 1 Vi ini.ii-, then, who were subdued were taken to Asia. 17. When Megabazus had subdued the Paeonians,...
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Pre-historic Times: As Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and ...

John Lubbock - 1865 - 512 pages
...whenever a man marries, for each wife he sinks three piles, bringing wood from a mountain called Orbelus : but every man has several wives. They live in the...after waiting a short time, draws it up full of fish." In Ireland a number of more or lees artificial islands called "Crannoges"f (fig. 119) are known historically...
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Pre-historic Times: As Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and ...

Sir John Lubbock - 1865 - 512 pages
...man marries, for each wife he sinks three "pilea, bringing wood from a mountain called Orbelus : vbut every man has several wives. They live in the following...lake, and, after waiting a short time, draws it up. fall of fish." In Ireland a number of more or less artificial islands called "Crannoges"f (fig. 119)...
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The Natural History of Man: Australia, New Zealand, Polynesia, America, Asia ...

John George Wood - 1870 - 864 pages
...bringing wood from a mountain called Orbelus/ but every man has several wives. which there is such abundance, that when a man has opened his trap-door,...after waiting a short time, draws it up full of fish." In these words the old historian describes with curious exactitude the mode of life adopted by some...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 1

1872
...every man has several wives. They live in the following manner: on the planks every man has a hut, in which he dwells, with a trap-door closely fitted...after waiting a short time, draws it up full of fish." And certain savage or semi-savage tribes live in the same manner, even at the present day. The fishermen...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 1

1872
...trap-door closely fitted in the planks, and leading down to the lake. They tie the young chil dren with a cord round the foot, fearing lest they should...after waiting a short time, draws it up full of fish." And certain savage or semi-savage tribes live in the same manner, even at the present day. The fishermen...
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Pre-historic Times: As Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and ...

Sir John Lubbock - 1872 - 640 pages
...fish for fodder; of which there is such an abundance, that when a man has opened his trap-door, ho lets down an empty basket by a cord into the lake,...after waiting a short time, draws it up full of fish." At the Newcastle meeting of the British Association, in 1 863, Lord Lovaine described a Lake-dwelling...
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Half hours in woods and wilds

Half hours - 1875 - 320 pages
...which he dwells, with a trap-door closely fitted on the planks, and leading down to the lake. Of fish there is such an abundance that when a man has opened...and, after waiting a short time, draws it up full of fish.t The lake-dwellers followed two different systems in the construction of their dwellings, in...
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