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  • I sent to Sallatigua-koura, king of that country, five bars of tobacco (ten heads).

    The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa, in the Year 1805

  • The wide range of marine habitats around the island offered shelter, food, breeding and nursery areas for many species of invertebrate and fish, including paua, kina, koura, terakihi, snapper and trevally which were specially important to the island hapu and the wider iwi of Tauranga Moana.

    Bay of Plenty Times

  • The place teems with wildlife - fantails, tui and kereru, and more rarely seen koura (freshwater crayfish) and cave weta.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

  • as the koura is cut in half and placed on a plastic plate with some lemon and lots of serviettes.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • He said they amused the children of the village, who took them out after the hares, and by their aid and that of the sticks with which they armed themselves, they got a good many; that all they got for food was the last mouthful of every man's dinner, which no man was sordid enough to grudge them -- that when they wished to describe a very sordid man, they said -- "he would not even throw his last mouthful (koura) to a dog!"

    A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II

  • Curiously enough, too, while he avers that every department of the State (perhaps every diocese) had, as a rule, its own Curae Epistolarum, he limits the two in the Praetorian Praefect's office to the diocese of Pontica ([Greek: koura epistolaroum Pontikês duo]).] [Sidenote: Regerendarius, or Regendarius.] (9) _Regerendarius_, or _Regendarius_ [164].

    The Letters of Cassiodorus Being A Condensed Translation Of The Variae Epistolae Of Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator

  • His brother Theodore, by a second marriage, inherited the marquisate of Montferrat, apostatized to the religion and manners of the Latins, (oti kai gnwmh kai pistei kai schkati, kai geneiwn koura kai pasin eqesin DatinoV hn akraijnhV.

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 6

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