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" ... sewed on by an old woman, its priestess, whose peculiar care it is. 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... "
A Lady's Cruise in a French Man-of-war - Page 128
by Constance Frederica Gordon Cumming - 1882 - 365 pages
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The Church of England magazine [afterw.] The Church of ..., Volumes 32-33

1852
...to it in time of sickness: it is invoked when a storm is desired to dash some helpless ship upon the coast ; and again, the exercise of its power is solicited...angry waves, to admit of fishing, or visiting the main land". . . " Such is a brief outline of the melancholy state of ; i;i- portion of the west of...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1853
...it in time of sickness ; it is invoked when a storm is desired to dash some helpless ship upon the coast ; and again, the exercise of its power is solicited in calming the angry waves, to admit of fishiug, or visiting the main land." " Such is a brief outline of the melancholy state of this portion...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 48

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1856
...to it in time of sickness. It is invoked when a storm is desired to dash some helpless ship upon the coast; and, again, the exercise of its power is solicited in calming the angry waves to admit of fishing. Such is a brief outline of these islanders and their god ; but of the early history of this idol no...
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Progress of the Reformation in Ireland: extr. from letters

Robert Jocelyn (3rd earl of Roden.) - 1851
...to be immense ; they pray to it in time of sickness ; it is invoked when a storm is desired to dash some hapless ship upon their coast; and again, the...the angry waves, to admit of fishing or visiting the main land. The following instance will illustrate the faith reposed in this flannelcovered god : —...
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The Friendly visitor, publ by W.C. Wilson, Volumes 1-2

William Carus Wilson - 1851
...believed to be immense; they pray to it in time of sickness; it is invoked when a storm is desired to dash some hapless ship upon their coast; and again, the...the angry waves, to admit of fishing or visiting the main land. The following instance will illustrate the faith reposed in this flannel-covered god :—Some...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1852
...sickness ; it is Invoked when a storm is desired to dash some Iiapless ship upon their coast ; and again, its power is solicited in calming the angry waves to admit of fishing or visiting the mainland. The following instance will illustrate the faitli reposed in this flannel-covered god : — Some time...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1852
...sickness ; it is invoked when a storm is desired to dash some hapless ship upon their coast ; and again, its power is solicited In calming the angry waves to admit of fishing or visiting the mainland. The following instance will illustrate the faith reposed in this flannel-cover«! god : — Some time...
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The Local Preachers' Magazine and Christian Family Record: For ..., Volumes 3-4

Church work with the poor - 1853
...pray to it in time of sickness; it is invoked when a stürm is desired to dash some hapless chip apon their coast; and, again, the exercise of its power...the angry waves, to admit of fishing or visiting the main land. The following instance will illustrate the faith reposed in this flannel-cpvered god: —...
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Notes & Queries, Volume 8

William White - Questions and answers - 1853
...to it in time of sickness. It is invoked when a storm is desired to dash some helpless ship upon the coast; and, again, the exercise of its power is solicited in calming the angry waves to admit of fishing. Such is a brief outline of these islanders and their god ; but of the early history of this idol no...
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The Friendly visitor, publ by W.C. Wilson

William Carus Wilson - 1854
...it in time of sickness. It is invoked when a storm is desired to dash some helpless shij\ upon the coast ; and, again, the exercise of its power is solicited in calming the angry waves to admit of fishing. " Such is a brief outline of these islanders and their god ; but of the early history of this idol,...
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