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" The clothing in use is a loose mantle, made fast with a clasp, or, when that cannot be had, with a thorn. Naked in other respects, they loiter away whole days by the fireside. The rich wear a garment, not, indeed, displayed and flowing, like the Parthians,... "
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Antiquities in the Museum of the Royal Irish ... - Page 315
by William Robert Wilde - 1863 - 641 pages
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The works of Cornelius Tacitus: with an essay on his life and ..., Volume 5

Cornelius Tacitus, Arthur Murphy - Rome - 1813
...cannot be had, with a thorn. Naked in other respects, they loiter away whole days by the fire-side (b}. The rich wear a garment, not, indeed, displayed and...tight, that the form of the limbs is palpably expressed (c). The skins of wild animals are also much in use. Near the frontier, on the borders of the Rhine,...
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Tacitus. Tr. by A. Murphy

Publius Cornelius Tacitus - 1831
...because the search would be attended with too much trouble. XVII. The clothing in use is a loose mantle, made fast with a clasp, or, when that cannot be had, with a thorn. Naked in other respects, they loiter away whole days by the fire-side. The rich wear a garment, not...
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A Descriptive Catalogue of the Antiquities of Stone, Earthen, and ..., Volume 2

William Robert Wilde - Ireland - 1861
...for Tacitus, writing in the first century, says of the Germans, they wear " a loose mantle (tagum), made fast with a clasp, or, when that cannot be had,...The rich wear a garment, not, indeed, displayed and Sowing, like the Parthians or the people of Sannatia, but drawn so tight that the form of the limbs...
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A Descriptive Catalogue of the Antiquities in the Museum of the ..., Volume 1

William Robert Wilde, Royal Irish Academy. Museum - Archaeology - 1863 - 642 pages
...for Tacitus, writing in the first century, says of the Germans, they wear " a loose mantle (sagum), made fast with a clasp, or, when that cannot be had,...that the form of the limbs is palpably expressed." — De MoT. Ger., sec. xvii. — Here we have a perfect description of the brat or mantle, and the...
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Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature, Volume 4

John McClintock - Bible - 1872
...instrument of this kind. Tacitus thus describes the dress of the ancient Germans. " A loose mantle, fastened with a clasp, or, when that cannot be had, with a thorn" (Germ. 17). See THORN. 1. nn, chach (lit a thorn), a ring inserted in the nostrils of animals, to which...
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Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature, Volume 4

John McClintock, James Strong - Theology - 1883
...instrument of this kind. Tacitus thus descritas the dress ofthc ancient Germans. "A loose mantle, fastened with a clasp, or, when that cannot be had. with a thorn" (Germ. 17). See THORN. 1. ПП, chach (lit, a thorn), a riny inserted in the nostrils of animals, to...
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Cyclopędia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature, Volume 4

John McClintock - Bible - 1894
...instrument of this kind. Tacitus thus describes the dress ofthe ancient Germans. li A loose mantle, fastened with a clasp, or, when that cannot be had, with a thorn" (Germ. 17). Sec THORN. 1. I"in, cAacA (lit a thorn), a ring inserted in the nostrils of animals, to...
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Pagan Ireland; an Archaeological Sketch: A Handbook of Irish Pre-Christian ...

William Gregory Wood-Martin - Ireland - 1895 - 689 pages
...So late as the first century Tacitus, writing of the Germans, states that they wore 'a loose mantle, made fast with a clasp, or when that cannot be had, with a thorn.' Bone pins vary in length from two to even nine inches; somerof great size have been found in primitive...
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The World's Best Essays: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time

David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - English essays - 1900
...cannot be had, with a thorn. Naked in other respects, they loiter away whole days by the fireside. The rich wear a garment, not, indeed, displayed and...that the form of the limbs is palpably expressed. The skins of wild animals are also much in use. Near the Frontier, on the borders of the Rhine, the...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 10

David Josiah Brewer - 1900
...because the search would be attended with too much trouble. The clothing in use is a loose mantle, made fast with a clasp, or, when that cannot be had, with a thorn. Naked in other respects, they loiter away whole days by the fireside. The rich wear a garment, not,...
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