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" They consist often of the bark of a single tree, bent in the middle, and placed on its two ends in the ground, affording shelter to only one miserable tenant. "
A Visit to Australia and Its Gold Regions - Page 158
by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1853 - 217 pages
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The Wonders of Nature and Art: Or, A Concise Account of Whatever ..., Volume 11

Thomas Smith - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1804
...conceive any thing more rude than the habitations of these people. The hut of the woodman is constructed of the bark of a single tree, bent in the middle, and placed on its two ends on the ground, affording shelter to only one miserable tenant. But on the coast the huts are made of...
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The Wonders of Nature and Art, Or, A Concise Account of Whatever ..., Volume 9

Thomas Smith - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1806
...conceive any thing more rude than the habitations of these people. The hut of the woodman is constructed of the bark of a single tree, bent in the middle., and placed on its two ends on the ground, affording shelter to only one miserable tenant. But on the coast the huts are made of...
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The History of New South Wales from Its First Discovery to the Present Time ...

G. Paterson - Aboriginal Australians - 1811 - 624 pages
...prominent jaws. Their habitations are as rude as imagination can conceive. The hut of the woodman is made of the bark of a single tree, bent in the middle, and placed on its two ends on the ground, affording shelter to only one miserable tenant. These they never carry about with them....
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Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages and Travels from the ..., Volume 4

R. P. Forster - 1818
...prominent jaws. Their habitations are as rude as imagination can conceive. The hut of the woodman is made of the bark of a single tree, bent in the middle, and placed on its two ends on the ground, affording shelter to only one miserable tenant. These they never carry about with them....
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Sketches of the Earth and Its Inhabitants: With One Hundred Engravings, Volume 2

Joseph Emerson Worcester - Geography - 1823
...cartilage of the nose. Their habitations are as rude as can be conceived. The hut of the woodsman is made of the bark of a single tree, bent in the middle, and placed on its two ends on the ground, affording shelter to only one miserable tenant. On the sea coast, the huts are larger,...
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The Universal Traveller: Designed to Introduce Readers at Home to an ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Civilization - 1836 - 504 pages
...beasts of the forests. Their habitations are of the rudest construction. The hut of the woodman is made of the bark of a single tree, bent in the middle, and placed on its two ends upon the ground, affording shelter only to one miserable tenant. On the sea coast, the huts are larger,...
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The Encyclopædia of Geography: Comprising a Complete Description ..., Volume 3

Hugh Murray - Geography - 1837
...spontaneously, pursuing and laying snares for the squirrel and opossum, and even devouring worms and grubs tliat are found in the trunks of trees. Their huts are of...tenant. At other times, two or three pieces of bark, put together in the form of an oven, afford hovels, into which six or eight persons may creep. But...
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The Encyclopædia of Geography: Comprising a Complete Description ..., Volume 3

Hugh Murray - Geography - 1837
...berries which grow spontaneously, pursuing and laying snares for the squirrel and opossum, and even devouring worms and grubs that are found in the trunks...on its two ends in the ground, affording shelter to «nly one miserable tenant. At other times, two or three pieces of bark, put together in the form of...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1837
...huts of the New Hollanders, the comparison will, as I have said, not hold good. They are made with the bark of a single tree, bent in the middle, and placed with its two ends on the ground. When one of the natives has taken up his abode in a hut of this kind...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 12

1815
...winding their fishing-lines over it. They have no fixed habitation ; their temporary hovels consist each of the bark of a single tree, bent in the middle, and just large enough to receive one person : some found on the coast were larger, in the shape of a bee-hive,...
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