Aboriginals: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases-Icon Group

  • Title: Aboriginals: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
  • Author: Icon Group
  • Released: 2008-11-26
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  • Pages: 134
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  • ASIN: B001Q8FJZG

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Aboriginals

There are, indeed, moralists who have questioned the right of the Europeans to intrude upon the possessions of the aboriginals in any case, and under any limitations whatsoever.
–John Quincy Adams in Orations of John Quincy Adams.

Now this scene had so stamped itself on my mind, that, in spite of all my father had said, I was prepared for some such greeting from the aborigines.
–Thomas Bailey Aldrich in The Story of a Bad Boy.

Her body had the freshness we admire in the unfolding leaf; her spirit the clear conciseness of the aboriginal mind; she was a child by feeling, grave through suffering, the mistress of a household, yet a maiden too.
–Honoré de Balzac in The Lily of the Valley (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).

The poor woman ended by admitting to herself that she was reduced to the aborigines.
–Honoré de Balzac in An Old Maid.

An intelligent boy was asked if after death all went along the same road to the aboriginal paradise.
–E.J. Banfield in The Confessions of a Beachcomber.

Certainly fish were not too plentiful, but the aboriginal crew worked well, and were lighthearted almost to a fault.
–E.J. Banfield in Tropic Days.

Even the poorest settler has had the aid of aboriginals.
–E.J. Banfield in The Confessions of a Beachcomber.

Having fulfilled its purpose, the mangrove suffers the fate of the primitive and aboriginal.
–E.J. Banfield in The Confessions of a Beachcomber.

One able critic of aboriginal art refers to similar rock paintings as frescoes, for lack of a significant title.
–E.J. Banfield in The Confessions of a Beachcomber.

Those who by judicious treatment of the aboriginals command their services have so far made profit.
–E.J. Banfield in The Confessions of a Beachcomber.
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