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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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The Farmer's Magazine

Agriculture - 1851
...It would appear strange to a European to see a child suck a piece of rock-salt as if it were sugar. This, however, I have frequently seen ; although in...precious article, that to say ' a man eats salt with his victuals ' is the same as saying ' he is a rich man.' I have myself suffered great inconvenience...
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An essay towards a science of consciousness

J L. Murphy - 1838
...It would appear strange to a 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 the inhabitants are so very rarely indulged with this precious article, that to say a man eats salt...
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The Life and Travels of Mungo Park: With the Account of His Death from the ...

Mungo Park, Isaaco (an African, Mungo Park's guide.) - Africa, West - 1840 - 248 pages
...appear strange to a European," he says, " to see a child suck a piece of rock salt as if it were sugar. This, however, I have frequently seen, although in...inland parts the poorer class of inhabitants are so rarely indulged with this precious article, that to say a man eats salt to his victuals is the same...
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The Christian traveller: Western Africa: being an account of the country and ...

History - 1841 - 208 pages
...it were sugar. This, however, is frequently seen ; although in the inland parts the poorer classes of inhabitants 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. The Mandingo towns do not materially differ from...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand - 1842
...rock Salt as if it were sugar : this is frequent in Africa ; but the poorer sort of inhahitants are so rarely indulged with this precious article, that to say, ' A man eats Salt with his victuals,' is to say he is a rich man." In the order for the house at Denton, by Tho. Lord Fairfax,...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the ..., Volume 3

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1842
...rock Salt as if it were sugar: this is frequent in Africa; hut the poorer sort of inhahitants are so rarely indulged with this precious article, that to say, ' A man eats Salt with his victuals,' is to say he is a rich man." (*) "The Lydians, Persians,and Thracians, esteemenotsoothsayinghy...
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Manners and Customs Noticed in Various Passages of Holy Scripture ...

Bible - 1845 - 452 pages
...sucks a piece of rock-salt as if it were sugar. The poorer classes of the inhabitants are, however, so very rarely indulged with this precious article, that to say a man eats salt with his food, is the same as saying he is a rich man. The long use of vegetable food creates so painful...
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Life in the Wilderness: Or, Wanderings in South Africa

Henry H. Methuen - South Africa - 1846 - 318 pages
...It would appear strange to a European to see a child suck a piece of rock-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 he is a rich man. I have myself suffered great inconvenience from...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., Volume 3

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1849
...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 with his victuals,' is to say he is a rich man." In the order for the house at Denton, by Tho. Lord Fairfax,...
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The Natural History of Common Salt: Its Manufacture, Appearance, Uses, and ...

Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). General Literature and Education Committee - 1850
...It would appear strange to an European to see a child suck a piece of rocksalt as if it were sugar. This, however, I have frequently seen, although in...precious article, that to say a man eats salt with his victuals, is the same as saying he is a rich man. I have myself suffered great inconvenience from...
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