Sentence Examples

  • The governor of Martinique, du Parquet, purchased it in 1650, and the French were well received by the Caribs, whom they afterwards extirpated with the greatest cruelty.
  • The Caribs, holding a certain section of the river, named it the Ibirinoco, corrupted by the Spaniards into Orinoco.
  • The Caribs were the Haidas of the Caribbean Sea and northern South America.
  • Among the Caribs a like social order prevailed; indeed, their family system is identical with the totem system of North American Indians.
  • Hitherto the Spaniards had met only the weak islanders, or the more robust cannibal Caribs, both alike pure savages.

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