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" Chickasaw breathed with much occasional exertion and violent gesticulations. The dancing accorded with the harmony of these instruments. The clamour of the card tables was so great, that it almost drowned every other; and the music of Ethiopia was with... "
Travels in America, Performed in the Year 1806: For the Purpose of Exploring ... - Page 89
by Thomas Ashe - 1809 - 316 pages
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Travels in America Performed in 1806: For the Purpose of Exploring ..., Volume 2

Thomas Ashe - Allegheny River (Pa. and N.Y.) - 1803 - 366 pages
...persons at cards, drinking, smoaking, dancing, &c. The music consisted of two bangics, played by negrojs nearly in a state of nudity, and a lute, through which a Chirkesaw breathed with much cccnsimiul exertion and violent gesticulations. The (lancing accorded...
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Travels in America Performed in 1806: For the Purpose of Exploring ..., Volume 1

Thomas Ashe - Allegheny River (Pa. and N.Y.) - 1808
...filled with persons at cards, drinking, smoaking, dancing, &c. The music consisted of two bangies, played by negroes nearly in a state of nudity, and...the harmony of these instruments. The clamour of the cardtables was so great, that it almost drowned every other; and the music of Ethiopia was with difficulty...
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Travels in America Performed in 1806: For the Purpose of Exploring ..., Volume 1

Thomas Ashe - Allegheny River (Pa. and N.Y.) - 1808
...filled with persons at cards, drinking, smoaking, dancing, &c. The music consisted of two bangies, played by negroes nearly in a state of nudity, and a lute, through which a Chickesavr breathed with much occasional exertion and violent gesticulations. The dancing accorded...
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History of West Virginia, Old and New, Volume 1

James Morton Callahan - West Virginia - 1923
...which was filled with persons at cards, drinkiag, dancing, etc. The music consisted of two bangies, played by negroes, nearly in a state of nudity, and...breathed with much occasional exertion and violent gesticulation. The dancing accorded with the harmoney of these instruments. The clamor of the card...
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Dance and Its Music in America, 1528-1789

Kate Van Winkle Keller - Music - 2007 - 697 pages
...two bangies, played by negroes nearly in a state of nudity, and a [f?]lute, through which a Chickasaw breathed with much occasional exertion and violent...that it almost drowned every other; and the music of Ethiopa was with difficulty heard.23 TENNESSEE The first people of Tennessee were the Cherokees, Creeks,...
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Niles' Weekly Register, Volume 2

United States - 1812
...possession of the third; and in the fourth, was stationed the miiw nliich " consisted of two bangies played by negroes nearly in a state of nudity, and a lute through which a Chickeżaw breathed" delightful harmony. The middle of the floor was, of couise, claimed by the dancer»...
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