The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido

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Excerpt: ...used to drop in, and, after creeping up according to their custom, and touching the hand of their European rajah, retire to the further end of the room, and squat down upon their haunches, remain a couple of hours without uttering a word, and then creep out again. I have seen sixty or seventy of an evening come in and make this sort of salaam. All the Malays were armed; and it is reckoned an insult for one of them to appear before a rajah without his kris. I could not help remarking the manly, independent ...

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The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido
2017, Pinnacle Press

ISBN-13: 9781374987210

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The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido
2017, Pinnacle Press

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The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido
2011, Primary Sources, Historical Collections

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