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“These furs will bring a price," he remarked as he adjusted his head-strap and lifted his pack clear of the ground.”
“The figure shows the zui, or ornament of the head-strap holding the head-dress in place; also the method of rolling up the gauze flap of the head-dress.”
“Each carried on her back a wickerwork basket supported by a head-strap which went around her forehead.”
“He rested his pack on a jutting rock, slipped the head-strap, and sat down.”
“Round the deer's neck her head-strap [BP] was tied; swiftly she sprang to the arms of the oak-tree;”
“Round the deer's neck her head-strap [b] was tied; swiftly she sprang to the arms of the oak-tree;”
“I have seen it to be almost universal in some villages of Bhoteeas, where the head-strap alone is used in carrying in both summer and winter crops; as also amongst the salt-traders, or rather those families who carry the salt from the passes to the Nepalese villages, and who very frequently have no shoulder-straps, but invariably head-bands.”
“The Lepcha is certainly far more free from this disease than any of the tribes of E. Nepal I have mixed with, and he is both more idle and less addicted to the head-strap as a porter.”
“The head-strap was buckled to its proper tightness, and then the reins were minutely scanned.”
“A piece of ox-hide, or scrap of deer-skin serves them for its substitute; and for bridle a raw-hide rope looped around the under jaw, without head-strap, bittless, and single reined, enabling them to check or guide their horses, as if these were controlled by the cruellest of curbs, or the jaw-breaking”
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