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" Life will be considered in the following chapters, but for the present purpose of investigating the theory of souls in general, it will be well to enter here upon one department of the subject. Men do not stop short at the persuasion that death releases... "
Dynamic Sociology: Or Applied Social Science - Page 290
by Lester Frank Ward - 1883
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Primitive culture: researches into the development of mythology ..., Volume 1

Sir Edward Burnett Tylor - Animism - 1889
...upon one department of the subject. ^Men do not stop short at the persuasion that death releasesthe soul to a free and active existence, but they quite logically proceed to assist nature, bv slaving men in order to liberate their souls for ghostly uses. \Thus there arises one of the most...
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Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology ..., Volume 1

Sir Edward Burnett Tylor - Animism - 1903
...investigating the theory of souls in general, it will be well to enter here upon one department of the subject. Men do not stop short at the persuasion that death releases the soul to a free and active existence, i/but they quite logically proceed to assist nature, by slaying men in order to liberate their souls...
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Dynamic sociology, or Applied social science: as based upon statical ...

Lester Frank Ward - Literary Criticism - 1888
...medicine-man, ' springs on the first person he meets, bites out and swallows one or more ruouthfuls of the man's living flesh wherever he can fix his...shocking manner among many now living tribes of savages. " Xim^nez tells us concerning the Indians of Vera Paz, that ' when a lord was dying, they immediately...
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modern geek folklore ancient greek religion a study in survivals

Folklore - 1965 - 620 pages
...inherited together from ancestors belonging to that ' lower barbaric stage ' of culture in which ' men do not stop short at the persuasion that death...slaying men in order to liberate their souls for ghostly uses3'; or on the other hand the custom of human sacrifice originated in some other motive (such as...
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