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" When any member of a tribe died, the Tasmanians abstained ever after from mentioning his name, believing that to do so would bring dire calamities upon them. In referring to such an one, they would use great circumlocution ; for example, 'if William and... "
Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land - Página 279
por Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science, Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land - 1855
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Daily Life and Origin of the Tasmanians

James Bonwick - 1870 - 304 páginas
...Dr. Milligan has a good illustration of a roundabout mode of talking. " If, for instance," said he, " William and Mary, man and wife, 'were both deceased,...the brother of Jemmy's father's wife,' and so on." In another place further reference is made to this peculiarity. The Kaffirs have a remarkable custom,...
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Navnets magt. En folkespykologisk studie ...

Kristoffer Nyrop - 1887 - 97 páginas
...— 91 (Særtryk af Arbøger for nordisk Oldkyndighed 1882;. Hos TYLOR (/. cs 148) læses følgende: „If, for instance, William and Mary, man and wife,...they would say the wife of the brother of Jemmy's fathers wife, and so on. Such a practice must, it is clear, have contributed materially to reduce the...
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Navnets magt. En folkespykologisk studie ...

Kristoffer Nyrop - 1887 - 97 páginas
...— 91 (Særtryk af Årbøger for nordisk Oldkyndighed 1882;. Hos TYLOR (/. cs 148) læses følgende: „If, for instance, William and Mary, man and wife,...they would say the wife of the brother of Jemmy's fathers wife, and so on. Such a practice must, it is clear, have contributed materially to reduce the...
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Mindre afhandlinger

Filologisk-historiske samfund (Denmark) - 1887 - 269 páginas
...1882). Hos TYLOB (1. cs 148) læses følgende: „If, for instance, William and Mary, man and wii'e, were both deceased, and Lucy, the deceased sister...wished to speak of Mary, they would say the wife of the hrother of Jemmy's fathers wife, and so on. Such a practice must, it is clear, have contributed materially...
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Tom Tit Tot: An Essay on Savage Philosophy in Folk-tale

Edward Clodd - 1898 - 249 páginas
...would use great circumlocution ; for example, 'if William and Mary, husband and wife, were both dead, and Lucy, the deceased sister of William, had been...the wife of the brother of Jemmy's father's wife.' So great was their fear of offending the shade of the dead by naming him, that they took every precaution...
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Tom Tit Tot: An Essay on Savage Philosophy in Folk-tale

Edward Clodd - 1898 - 249 páginas
...would use great circumlocution ; for example, 'if William and Mary, husband and wife, were both dead, and Lucy, the deceased sister of William, had been...Jemmy still survived, and they wished to speak of Mary,1 they would say, ' the wife of the brother of Jemmy1s father1s wife.1 So great was their fear...
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