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durch verschiedene Fasben, zahl
in Form der Knoten die verschie
den artigsten Dinge darstellen konn-
ten. Geknotete Strohhaline ersetzen
noch jetzt in Angola dem Neger
das russische Rechen brett. Die
Stenereinnehmer auf Hawaii be
dienten sich der Knotenstrucke,
die Neuseel[a umlaut]nder Rechensteine.
Pliny. (Vol IV. p. 1878.) X. 34. Tradit et Fabius
Pictor in a[A]nnalibus suis, cum obsidere-
tur praesidium Romanum a Ligustinis,
hirundinem a[?d] pullis ad se allatam:
ut lino ad pedem ejus alligato nodis
significaret, quoto die adveniente
auxilio eruptio fieri deberet.
N.B. Nautical knots & knots on the log-
line are familiar methods of counting by
knots

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