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" Of the early history of this idol no authentic information can be procured, but its power is believed to be immense ; they pray to it in time of sickness, it is invoked when a storm is desired... "
A Lady's Cruise in a French Man-of-war - Page 211
by Constance Frederica Gordon Cumming - 1882 - 389 pages
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The Church of England magazine [afterw.] The Church of ..., Volumes 32-33

1852
...has been from time immemorial religiously preserved and worshipped. This god in appearance resembles a thick roll of homespun flannel, which arises from...dedicating a dress of that material to it whenever its aid i> sought: this is sowed on iy sin old woman, ito prieotess, whose peculiar care it is. Of the early...
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The Gleaner in the missionary field

1850
...immemorial carefully and religiously preserved and worshipped. This idol, in appearance, resembles a thick roll of home-spun flannel, which arises from the custom of dedicating to it a dress of that material whenever its aid is sought ; this dress is sewed on by an old woman,...
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The Friendly visitor, publ by W.C. Wilson, Volumes 1-2

William Carus Wilson - 1851
...has been from time immemorial religiously preserved and worshipped. This god in appearance resembles a thick roll of home-spun flannel, which arises from...that material to it, whenever its aid is sought; this is sewed on by an old woman, its priestess, whose peculiar care it is. Of the early history of this...
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Progress of the Reformation in Ireland: extr. from letters

Robert Jocelyn (3rd earl of Roden.) - 1851
...has been from time immemorial religiously preserved and worshipped. This god in appearance resembles a thick roll of home-spun flannel, which arises from...that material to it, whenever its aid is sought; this is sewed on by an old woman, its priestess, whose peculiar care it is. Of the early history of this...
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Notes & Queries, Volume 5

William White - Questions and answers - 1852
...the open practice of pagan idolatry. In the south island a stone idol called in the Irish Neerougi, has been from time immemorial religiously preserved...flannel, which arises from the custom of dedicating to it a dress ofthat material whenever its aid is sought ; this is sewed on by an old woman, its priestess....
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Notes & Queries, Volume 5

William White - Questions and answers - 1852
...the open practice of pagan idolatry. In the south island a stone idol called in the Irish Neevougi, has been from time immemorial religiously preserved...flannel, which arises from the custom of dedicating to it a dress of that material whenever its aid is sought ; this is sewed on by an old woman, its priestess....
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The Monthly Christian Spectator. 1851-1859

Religion - 1852
...the open practice of pagan idolatry. In the south island a stone idol called in the Irish Neevougi, has been from time immemorial religiously preserved...flannel, which arises from, the custom of dedicating to it a dress of that material whenever its aid is sought ; this is sewed on by an old woman, its priestess....
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1852
...haa been from time immemorial religiously preserved and worshipped. This god in appearance resembles a thick roll of home-spun flannel, which arises from...of that material to it whenever its aid is sought ; thu is sewed on by an old woman, its priestess, whose peculiar care it is. Of the early history of...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1852
...ha« been from time immemorial religiously preserved and worshipped. This god in appearance resembles a thick roll of home-spun flannel, which arises from the custom of dedirating a dress of that material to It whenever its aid is «ought ; this is sewed on by an old...
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The Local Preachers' Magazine and Christian Family Record: For ..., Volumes 3-4

Church work with the poor - 1853
...has been from time immemorial religiously preserved and worshipped. This god in appearance resembles a thick roll of homespun flannel, which arises from...that material to it. whenever its aid is sought; this is sewed on by an old woman, its priestess, whose peculiar care it is. Of the early history of this...
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