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" ... those who still think and speak mythologically, who are, in fact, at the present moment what the Hindus were before the collection of their sacred hymns, and the Greeks long before the days of Homer ? To find ourselves among a people who really believe... "
Myths and Songs from the South Pacific - Página vi
por William Wyatt Gill - 1876 - 328 páginas
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Notes and Queries

1876
...ourselves," he remarks, " among a people who really believe in gods and heroes and ancestral spirits, who still offer human sacrifices, who, in some cases,...waving ferns of the forests buried beneath our feet." What renders Mr. Gill's book peculiarly valuable is, that it is the record of what he saw of a religion...
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The Dublin university magazine, Volumen87

1876
...? To find ourselves among a people who really believe in gods and heroes and ancestral spirits, who still offer human sacrifices, who in some cases devour...our feet. So much is written just now, and has been during the last fifty years, on human archaeology, on the growth and progress of the intellect, on...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen142

1876
...? To find ourselves among a people who really believe in gods and heroes and ancestral spirits, who still offer human sacrifices, who in some cases devour...waving ferns of the forests, buried beneath our feet.' It will make Professor Max Miiller's preface more acceptable tr> some readers, and less to others,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volumen24;Volumen87

1876
...Homer? To find ourselves among a people who really believe in gods and heroes and ancestral spirits, who still offer human sacrifices, who in some cases devour...among the Megatheria, or the botanist among the waving terns of the forests, buried beneath our feet.' It will make Professor Max Müller's preface more acceptable...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen142

1876
...? To find ourselves among a people who really believe in gods and heroes and ancestral spirits, who still offer human sacrifices, who in some cases devour...if the zoologist could spend a few days among the Mcgatheria, or the botanist among the waving ferns of the forests, buried beneath our feet.' It will...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen142

1876
...? To find ourselves among a people who really believe in gods and heroes and ancestral spirits, who still offer human sacrifices, who in some cases devour...the flesh of animals on their altars, trusting that tho scent will be sweet to the nostrils of their gods, is as if the zoologist could spend a few days...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1876
...'.' To find ourselves among a people who really believe in gods and heroes and ancestral spirits, who still offer human sacrifices, who in some cases devour their human victims, or, at all events, burn the tlesh of animals on their altars, trusting that the scent will be sweet to the nostrils of their gods,...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volúmenes141-142

1876
...? To find ourselves among a people who really believe in gods and heroes and ancestral spirits, who still offer human sacrifices, who in some cases devour their human victims, or, ixt all events, burn the flesh of animals on their altars, trusting that the scent will be sweet to...
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My Year in an Indian Fort, Volumen2

Guthrie, Katherine Blanche - 1877
...gods, and * Professor Max Miiller. heroes, and ancestral spirits, who still offer human sacrifices, or, at all events, burn the flesh of animals on their altars, trusting that the scent will be pleasant in the nostrils of their gods" (in this case it was the odour of blood), " is as if the zoologist...
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Introduction to the Science of Religion

F. Max Muller - 1893
...Homer? To find ourselves among a people who really believe in gods and heroes and ancestral spirits, who still offer human sacrifices, who in some cases devour...animals on their altars, trusting that the scent will he sweet to the nostrils of their gods, is as if the zoologist could spend a few days among the megatheria,...
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