... certain roots, which must form their bread. All the rest is a large and thick palm grove, which is the chief sustenance of the natives.84 As to the inhabitants of this island, of whom some 500 were seen assembled on the beach, they were 'the most... Moon Handbooks South Pacific - Strona 321autor: David Stanley - 2004 - Liczba stron: 1136Pełny widok
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...air and cold (sufficient reason for their being sunburnt and black), yet they were very white, more especially the women, who, if properly dressed, would have advantages over our Spanish women, provided that their grace and beauty was combined with honesty and modesty. They looked with humility,...