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1) Alawy. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Nile is so called by the Abyssinians. The word means "the giant." 1...

2) Frumen'tius (St.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Apostle of Ethiopia and the Abyssinians in the fourth century. 1...

3) Feather in Your Cap. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...slain by them. The Incas and Caciques, the Meunitarris and Mandans (of America), the Abyssinians and Tur comans, etc, etc., follow the same custom. So did the ancient...

4) 4. Foreshadowings of Johnson s style. VIII. Johnson and Boswell. Vol. 10. The Age of Johnson. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 190721
...such subjects as the Nile, Prester John, the queen of Sheba and the religious customs of the Abyssinians. He was always an eager reader of books of travel; and it...

5) Apostles, where buried. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...sevens Naples three, Paul somewhere in Italy, Mark at Venice, Luke at Padua.Apostles of 2 Abyssinians, St. Frumentius. (Fourth century.) Alps, Felix Neff. (1798-1829.)...

6) 16. The War in Africa. Vol. IV: Legends of Charlemagne. Bulfinch, Thomas. 1913. Age of Fable
...his prize, returned to his army, placed himself at their head, and commenced his march. The Abyssinians traversed without danger or difficulty those vast fields of...

7) cat. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...and long hair of Persians, with Siamese coloring. 10All other breeds are short-haired. Abyssinians have long bodies and ruddy brown coats with ticking (marking on...

8) Nights 537-566. The Sixth Voyage of Es-Sindibad of the Sea. 1909-14. Stories from the Thousand and One Nights. The Harvard Classics
...tied to the shore of an island, and around me a company of Indians, and [people like] Abyssinians. When they saw that I had risen, they rose and came to me, and spoke...

9) Roosevelt, Theodore. 1900. The Strenuous Life; Essays and Addresses: II. Expansion and Peace
...so short as to have forgotten the defeat of the Greeks by the Turks, of the Italians by the Abyssinians, and the feeble campaigns waged by Spain against feeble Morocco,...

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