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  • The Fijian's chief table luxury was human flesh, euphemistically called by him "long pig," and to satisfy his appetite he would sacrifice even friends and relatives.
  • President Buchanan soon afterward made him secretary of state, and in this position he at last had the satisfaction of obtaining from the British government an acknowledgment of the correctness of the American attitude with regard to the right of search (or " visitation," as Great Britain euphemistically termed it).
  • (3) Ebel Rabbathi (" ` great weeping "), or, euphemistically, Semahoth (" joys "), on mourning customs and rules.
  • Euphemistically they are addressed as mubarakin, " blessed ones," as we say "the good folk" or "the people of peace."
 
 

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