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" European to see a child suck a piece of rock-salt as if it were sugar. This, however, I have frequently seen ; although, in the inland parts, the poorer class of inhabitants are so very rarely indulged with this precious article, that to say a man eats... "
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ... - Page 279
by Mungo Park, James Rennell - 1799 - 372 pages
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ...

Mungo Park - 1807 - 551 pages
...would appear strange to an European > to see a child suck a piece of rock-salt, as if it were sugar. This, however, I have frequently seen ; although,...eats salt with bis victuals, is the same as saying, be is a rich man. I have myself suffered great inconvenience from the scarcity of this article. The...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed ... in ... 1795, 1796 ...

Mungo Park - Africa, West - 1813 - 261 pages
...would appear strange to an European; 6 to see a child suck a piece of rock-salt as if it were sugar. This, however, I have frequently seen ; although in the inland parts, the poorer class of the inhabitants are so very rarely indulged with this precious article, that to say a man fats salt...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the ..., Volume 1

Mungo Park, Isaaco (an African, Mungo Park's guide.) - Africa - 1816
...would appear strange to an European, to see a child suck a piece of roclc-salt, as if it were sugar. This, however, I have frequently seen ; although,...precious article, that to say a man eats salt with his victuals, is the same as saying be is a rich man. I have myself suffered great inconvenience from...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the Years 1795 ...

Mungo Park, Isaaco (an African, Mungo Park's guide.) - Africa - 1816
...rock-salt as if it were sugar ; this is frequent in Africa; but the poorer sort of inhabitants are so rarely indulged with this precious article, that to say, " a man eats salt to his victuals," is to say he is a rich man. The negroes are in general very industrious ; they are...
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Travels in the interior districts of Africa. With an account of a subsequent ...

Mungo Park - 1820
...rock-salt as if it were sugar; this is frequent in Africa ; but the poorer sort of inhabitants are so rarely indulged with this precious article, that to say, " a man eats salt to his victuals," is to say he is a rich man. The negroes are in general very industrious ; they are...
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Chemical Essays: Principally Relating to the Arts and Manufactures ..., Volume 1

Samuel Parkes - Chemical engineering - 1823
...child suck a piece of rock salt as if it were sugar. This, however, I have frequently seen ; although the poorer class of inhabitants are so very rarely...precious article, that to say ' A man eats salt with his provisions,' is the same as saying ' He is a rich man.' I have suffered great inconvenience myself...
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Travels in the Interior of Africa

Mungo Park - Africa - 1825 - 180 pages
...rock-salt as if it were sugar ; this is frequent in Africa ; but the poorer sort of inhabitants are so rarely indulged with this precious article, that to . say a man " eats salt to his victuals," is to say he is a rich man. The negroes are in genera] very industrious : they are...
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A Popular Description of Africa: Geographical, Historical, and Topographical

Josiah Conder - Africa - 1830
...however, not gold, is wealth in these countries. " In the inland parts," says Mr. Park, " the poorer class are so very rarely indulged with this precious article, that to say a man eats salt with his victuals, is the same as saying, he is a rich man."— Park, vol. ip 278. Ignorant, degraded, and...
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Supplement to the Connecticut Courant: Containing Tales, Travels ..., Volume 3

1832
...child suck a piece of rock-salt as if it ere sugar. This, however, I have frequently seen ; although the poorer class of inhabitants are So very rarely indulged with this precious article, ; h.it. to say that a man cats salt with his provisions; is the same as saying he is a rfcii man. I...
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Mechanics' Magazine, and Journal of the Mechanics' Institute, Volume 1

John Knight - Technology - 1833
...child suck a piece of rock-salt as if it were sugar. This, however, I have frequently seen ; although the poorer class of inhabitants are so very rarely indulged with this precious article, that to say that a man eats salt with his provisions is the same as saying he is a rich man. I have suffered great...
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