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" I think, evidently weapons of war, fabricated and used by a people who had not the use of metals. They lay in great numbers at the depth of about twelve feet, in a stratified soil, which was dug into for the purpose of raising clay for bricks. The strata... "
The Monthly review. New and improved ser - Page 24
1802
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The Antijacobin Review: And Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 13

1802
...difcovered in a fue and with accompaniments, that render them ftngularly iaviting to an antiquary. " They lay in great numbers at the depth of about twelve feet, ”na gratified foil which was dug ir.to lor the parpóle of railing clay for bricks. The ftrata are...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1886
...were the first of the kind ever brought to light, and he regarded them as " evidently weapons of war, fabricated and used by a people who had not the use of metals." What struck Mr. Frere most strongly, however, was that they were found twelve feet deep in a bank of...
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The Archaeological Journal, Volume 17

Archaeology - 1860
...Arcbaeologia, vol xiii. p. 204, where two well characterised examples are figured. It is there stated that they lay in great numbers at the depth of about twelve...soil, which was dug into for the purpose of raising clay for bricks. The strata were as follows : — 1. vegetable earth, 1£ feet ; 2. clay, 2£ feet...
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Flint Implements in the Drift: Being an Account of Further Discoveries on ...

Sir John Evans - Flint - 1860 - 28 pages
...supposed to have been made by the same hand. Mr. Frere remarks, that they are evidently weapons of war, fabricated and used by a people who had not the use of metals, and that, if not particularly objects of curiosity in themselves, they must be considered in that light...
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Proceedings of the Liverpool Literary and Philosophical Society, Volumes 14-15

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1860
...Fully convinced of the artificial character of the flints, Mr. Fiere regarded them as war implements " fabricated and used by a people who had not the use of metals " — and owing to the situation in which they were found, he was almost tempted to refer them " to...
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The Geologist, Volume 4

Samuel Joseph Mackie - Geology - 1861
...Frere, at Home, Suffolk. AD, 1787. They are, I think, evidently weapons of war, fabricated and used by people who had not the use of metals. They lay in...about twelve feet, in a stratified soil, which was dug for the purpose of raising clay for bricks. The strata are as follows : — 1. Vegetable earth, one...
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The Geologist, Volume 4

Samuel Joseph Mackie - Geology - 1861
...Frere, at Hoxne, Suffolk. AD, 1797. They are, I think, evidently weapons of war, fabricated and used by people who had not the use of metals. They lay in...depth of about twelve feet, in a stratified soil, wliich was dug for the purpose of raising clay for bricks. The strata are as follows : — 1. Vegetable...
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The Anthropological Review, Volume 1

Anthropology - 1863
...light from the situation in which they were found." Mr. Frere considered these flints as weapons of war fabricated and used by a people who had not the use of metals. They lay in great numbers at a depth of about twelve feet in a stratified soil, which was dug into for the purpose of raising clay...
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The Anthropological Review, Volume 1

Anthropology - 1863
...of war fabricated and used by a people who had not the use of metals. They lay in great numbers at a depth of about twelve feet in a stratified soil, which was dug into for the purpose of raising clay for bricks. The strata were as follows : — 1. Vegetable earth, one foot and a half; 2. argill,...
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The Geological Evidences of the Antiquity of Man: With Remarks on Theories ...

Sir Charles Lyell - Evolution - 1863 - 520 pages
...of the physical geography of that region. ' The flints,' he said, ' were evidently weapons of war, fabricated and used by a people who had not the use of inetals. They lay in great numbers at the depth of about twelve feet in a stratified soil which was...
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