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Parkinson's Journal, Head-dresses, page 157****
... he received. In this Hippa there are about thirty-two houses, containing upwards of two hundred inhabitants. Some of our people saw the bones of a girl, the flesh of which, they said, they ate the day before. Another party of our people, going to an isle on the other side of the bay, met with a canoe ... 07/03/04, 6903 bytes
Voyages in the Southern Hemisphere, Vols. II - III, Uncommon Ceremonies and an Extraordinary Spectacle, page 124****
... away. In the evening, the Gentlemen at the fort had a visit from Oberea, and her favourite female attendant, whose name Was OTHEOTHEA, an agreeable girl, whom they were the more pleased to see, because, having been some days absent, it had been reported that she was either sick or dead. Previous Page ... 07/03/04, 8401 bytes
Cook's Journal: Daily Entries, 6 August 1769****
... the other day.   he not chewsing as I suppose to trust himself on board or perhaps he thought the persons he sent / who were three very pretty young girls / would succeed better than he should do.   be this as it may they went away very well saitisfied with what they got.  altho I beleive that they ... 07/03/04, 6281 bytes
Voyages in the Southern Hemisphere, Vols. II - III, Account of the Inhabitants of Batavia, page 758****
... ) How much of what these people related they believed, cannot be known; for there are no bounds to the credulity of ignorance and folly. In the girl’s relation, however, there are some things in which she could not be deceived; and therefore must have been guilty of wilful falsehood. Her father ... 07/03/04, 7157 bytes
Banks's Journal: Daily Entries, 14 April 1769****
... with very little invitation to squat down on the mats close by me: no sooner had she done so than I espied among the common croud a very pretty girl with a fire in her eyes that I had not before seen in the countrey. Unconscious of the dignity of my companion I beckond to the other who after some intreatys ... 07/03/04, 12109 bytes
Voyages in the Southern Hemisphere, Vols. II - III, Description of the Island, its Produce and Inhabitants, page 192****
... -------- Description of the Island, its Produce and Inhabitants (continued) Mr. Banks saw the operation of tattowing performed upon the backside of a girl about thirteen years old. The instrument used upon this occasion had thirty teeth, and every stroke, of which at least a hundred were made in a minute ... 07/03/04, 6776 bytes
Voyages in the Southern Hemisphere, Vols. II - III, Uncommon Ceremonies and an Extraordinary Spectacle, page 128****
... ; our Indians thought fit to perform Vespers of a very different kind. A young man, near six feet high, performed the rites of Venus with a little girl about eleven or twelve years of age, before several of our people, and a great number of the natives, without the least sense of its being indecent or ... 07/03/04, 8723 bytes
Cook's Journal: Daily Entries, 14 May 1769****
... great decency the whole time: this day closed with an odd Scene at the Gate of the Fort where a young Fellow above 6 feet high lay with a ^ little Girl about 10 or 12 years of age publickly before several of our people and a number of the Natives. What makes me mention this, is because, that it appear ... 07/03/04, 6361 bytes
Voyages in the Southern Hemisphere, Vols. II - III, Arrival at Otaheite, page 87****
... not therefore, I believe, pay her the most flattering attention: it happened too, as a farther mortification to this lady, that seeing a very pretty girl among the crowd, he, not adverting to the dignity of his companion, beckoned her to come to him: the girl, after some entreaty, complied, and sat ... 07/03/04, 8803 bytes
Banks's Descriptions of Places, New South Wales, page 282****
Page 282 Previous/Next Page Banks's Descriptions of Places Voyaging Accounts ---------- New South Wales (continued) and a girl, so many at least we saw and there might be more, especialy women, who we did not see. The men were remarkably short and slender built in proportion; the tallest we measurd ... 07/03/04, 5627 bytes

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