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" ... condemned by the sorcerers to die. These men come, and lay so many clothes upon the sick man's mouth that they suffocate him. And when he is dead they have him cooked, and gather together all the dead man's kin, and eat him. And I assure you they... "
Further India: Being the Story of Exploration from the Earliest Times in ... - Page 30
by Sir Hugh Charles Clifford - 1904 - 378 pages
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The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning ..., Volume 2; Volume 156

Marco Polo - 1871
...dead they have him cooked, and gather together all the dead man's kin, and eat him. And I assure you they do suck the very bones till not a particle of...worms would die for want of food, and the death of those worms would be laid to the charge of the deceased man's soul. And so they eat him up stump and...
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The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the ..., Part 26, Volume 2

Marco Polo - 1875
...dead they have him cooked, and gather together all the dead man's kin, and eat him. And I assure you they do suck the very bones till not a particle of...worms would die for want of food, and the death of those worms would be laid to the charge of the deceased man's soul. And so they eat him up stump and...
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The Asiatic Quarterly Review, Volumes 9-10

1890
...kin and eat him. And I assure you that they suck the very bones till not a particle of marrow is left in them ; for they say that if any nourishment remained...worms would die for want of food, and the death of those worms would be laid to the charge of the deceased man's soul. And so they eat him up stump and...
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Far Cathay and Farther India

Alexander Ruxton MacMahon, Alexander Buxton MacMahon - 1893 - 340 pages
...kin and eat him. And I assure you that they suck the very bones till not a particle of marrow is left in them ; for they say that if any nourishment remained...worms would die for want of food, and the death of those worms would be laid to the charge of the deceased man's soul. And so they eat him up stump and...
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Mitteilungen der Anthropologischen Gesellschaft in Wien, Volumes 25-26

Anthropologische Gesellschaft in Wien - 1895
...man's kin and eat him. And I assure you they do suck the very bones till not a particle of marrows remains in them, for they say that if any nourishment...worms would die for want of food, and the death of those worms would be laid to the charge of the deceased man's soul. And so they eat him up stump and...
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The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms ..., Volume 2

Marco Polo, Henri Cordier - 1903 - 1124 pages
...dead they have him cooked, and gather together all the dead man's kin, and eat him. And I assure you they do suck the very bones till not a particle of...worms would die for want of food, and the death of those worms would be laid to the charge of the deceased man's soul. And so they eat him up stump and...
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