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Polynesian Researches, During a Residence of Nearly Six Years in the South ... - Page 216
by William Ellis - 1829 - 576 pages
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Polynesian Researches: During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in ..., Volume 1

William Ellis - Ethnology - 1831
...gardens, built their houses, launched their canoes, cast their nets, and commenced or concluded a journey. The first fish taken periodically on their shores,...which the god should not receive such acknowledgment. The bure arii, a ceremony in which the king acknowledged the supremacy of the gods, was attended with...
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Polynesian Researches: During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in ..., Volume 1

William Ellis - Ethnology - 1833
...gardens, built their houses, launched their canoes, cast their nets, and commenced or concluded a journey. The first fish taken periodically on their shores,...regarded as sacred, were conveyed to the altar. The first fruits of their orchards and gardens were also taumaha, or offered with a portion of their live-stock,...
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Polynesian Researches: During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in ..., Volume 1

William Ellis - Ethnology - 1833
...gardens, built their houses, launched their canoes, cast their nets, and commenced or concluded a journey. The first fish taken periodically on their shores,...regarded as sacred, were conveyed to the altar. The first fruits of their orchards and gardens were also taumaha, or offered with a portion of their live-stock,...
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A History of the Church: From the Birth of Christ to the Present Time ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Religions - 1834 - 504 pages
...gardens, built their houses, launched their canoes, cast their nets, and commenced or concluded a journey. The first fish taken periodically on their shores,...regarded as sacred, were conveyed to the altar. The first fruits of their orchards and gardens were also taumaha, or offered, with a portion of their live...
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Polynesian Researches During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in ..., Volume 1

William Ellis - Ethnology - 1831
...gardens, built their houses, launched their canoes, cast their nets, and commenced or concluded a journey. The first fish taken periodically on their shores,...which the god should not receive such acknowledgment. The bure arii, a ceremony in which the king acknowledged the supremacy of the gods,, was' attended...
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion, Volume 2

Sir James George Frazer - Dying and rising gods - 1890
...in the form of an eel presented the first-fruits of their taro plantations to the eel.* In Tahiti " the first fish taken periodically on their shores,...first-fruits of their orchards and gardens were also tatima/ia, or offered, with a portion of their live stock, which consisted of pigs, dogs, and fowls,...
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Killing the god

Sir James George Frazer - Magic - 1900
...in the form of an eel presented the first-fruits of their taro plantations to the eel.3 In Tahiti " the first fish taken periodically on their shores,...also taumaha, or offered, with a portion of their live stock, which consisted of pigs, dogs, and fowls, as it was supposed death would be inflicted on...
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Killing the god

James George Frazer - Dying and rising gods - 1900
...first-fruits of their orchards and gardens were also taumaha, or offered, with a portion of their live stock, which consisted of pigs, dogs, and fowls, as it was...which the god should not receive such acknowledgment." 4 In Huahine, one of the Society Islands, the first-fruits were presented to the god Tani. A poor person...
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The Unfolding Universe

Edgar Laing Heermance - Philosophy - 1915 - 463 pages
...launched their canoes, cast their nets, and commenced or concluded a 'Zulu-Land, 1864, p. 137. journey. The first fish taken periodically on their shores,...owner or the occupant of the land from which the god did not receive such acknowledgment."* Our special interest at this point is in the more distinctly...
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Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume 2

Frazer
...gardens, built their houses, launched their canoes, cast their nets, and commenced or concluded a journey. The first fish taken periodically on their shores,...the god should not receive such acknowledgment."* Different gods were worshipped in different islands, and even in different parts of the same island,9...
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