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A Woman Journey Through The Philippines

Auhtor: Florence Kimball Russel

Language: english

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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Woman Journey Through The Philippines':

... they merely advanced the day of execution. For had they not killed, and what is quite as bad in the Moro code of ethics, stolen? No punishment following ...
... Then came sword-dances with naked blades, when some young Moro advanced and retreated, leaped high in the air, or crouched on the ground, waving ...
... so that they were clothed quite decorously from shoulder to knee. There was one beautiful little girl among the many plain ones in Tampakan. ...
... our experiences in the far south, we found Oslob, Pasacao, and Guinayangan strangely uninteresting, although at the beginning of our cable trip I ...
... with a luxurious tropical growth of trees and shrubbery, these perpendicular forests springing out of the water with scarcely any intervention of ...
... diet, shelter, exposure, and the like. During the hot season itself one can get along very comfortably in the Philippines, if he makes it a rule ...
... inquiry from these people as good King George is said to have made anent the mystery of getting the apple into the dumpling, a problem of no little ...
... seemed to be standing guard over a small drove of horses in a palm grove a little to the right of the principal buildings, while many more lounged ...
... still and yet moving at the same time, while one old man was heard explaining to his cronies that we wore little wheels attached to the soles of ...
... and skirted were these Moro men, their jackets fitting so tightly that some one suggested they must have grown on them, that they were quite natural ...
... was lowered, in which our able cable seaman, as we called him, with his crew of native buoy jumpers, set forth to fasten the cable attached ...
... that they might solder readily, after which they were again twisted together with pliers, and the joint completed. When this was done the rubber tape ...
... were received with the utmost cordiality. Were we Catholics? No? Ah, that was too bad. But, yes, of course we could see the Santo Ni~no. People often ...
... more natural? Of course there was a great fiesta, and the miracles performed in that week of rejoicing will never be forgotten. But even to ...
... and imprecations from all concerned. But at last the fault was cut out, and a nice healthy splice substituted by the reparative surgery which has ...
... government, he must keep abreast of the times in this regard. The chief listened very gravely and with never a word to the little disquisition, ...
... of February 21st, after making the final splice twelve miles out, we sailed into the harbour, to learn that the cable was working successfully ...
... promised much and accomplished little, while the Americans promised little and accomplished much. In speaking of the cable, one of the Signal ...
... of baked beans among the rations. Beans! Assuredly a clean vegetable, and as such to be partaken of freely. So there they sat, good Moslems all, regaling ...
... not be the same, as he would be unknown he will be another man for that reason. To tell the truth, our father, Major Sweet, has opened our eyes ...