Ashantee


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Ash`an`tee´


n.1.A native or an inhabitant of Ashantee in Western Africa.
a.1.Of or pertaining to Ashantee.
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Your lighter boxes of family papers went up-stairs into a Barmecide room, that always had a great dining-table in it and never had a dinner, and where, even in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty, the first letters written to you by your old love, or by your little children, were but newly released from the horror of being ogled through the windows, by the heads exposed on Temple Bar with an insensate brutality and ferocity worthy of Abyssinia or Ashantee.
Wilberforce's, whose politics he admired, and had that famous correspondence with the Reverend Silas Hornblower, on the Ashantee Mission.
There's your true Ashantee, gentlemen; there howl your pagans; where you ever find them, next door to you; under the long-flung shadow, and the snug patronizing lee of churches.
Our Colonel, Colonel Norman, had left us and our new Commanding Officer, Colonel Cockburn, who was an old regular officer of the Regiment, having the South African and, I believe, Ashantee ribbons, was a proper old war-horse and a very brave man.
1819) Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee, with a Statistical Account of that Kingdom, and Geographical Notices of Other Parts of the Interior of Africa.
For pre-missionarv influences, Frazer recounted the tales of the African tribes of A-Louyi, Bambala, Mkulwa, Ashantee, and the Anal clan of Kuki, who each tell of similar stories in which mankind seeks to build a tower to the sky or the moon in order to confront their primary deity, usually with the intent to overdirow him.
In Meyer's reading, the first story challenges preemptively the gender constructs in Weininger's Geschlecht und Charakter (1903), and the second poses an alternative to Altenberg's melodramatic discourses of race and gender in Ashantee (1896).
Yet when crossed with the right mare, Areion is capable of producing horses who stay further than he did, one example being Ashantee, who won a Group 3 over 1m3f in 2008.
the Ashantee tribal ceremonies, the decadent parties of one Lady Bamburgher, and a dock scene of sailors and prostitutes.
Stuckey also locates a number of imaginatively recomposed Ashantee sources in Melville's fiction, especially Benito Cereno.
There's your true Ashantee, gentlemen; there howl your pagans; where you ever find them, next door to you; under the long-flung shadow, and the snug patronising lee of churches.
This sketch first appeared in the latter section of Altenberg's second book, a fascinating study in alterity entitled Ashantee (1897).