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" because your head is here with us ; had we been less lucky, our heads might now have been exposed in your village. We have offered the sacrifice to appease you. Your spirit may now rest and leave us at peace. "
Totem and Taboo: Resemblances Between the Psychic Lives of Savages and Neurotics - Page 63
by Sigmund Freud - 1919 - 268 pages
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The king of the wood. The perils of the soul

Sir James George Frazer - Dying and rising gods - 1900
...angry," they say, " because your head is here with us ; had we been less lucky, our heads might now have been exposed in your village. We have offered...spilt and your head would not have been cut off." - In some Dyak tribes men on returning from an slayers' own blood. Among some Brazilian tribes the...
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Totem and Taboo: Some Points of Agreement Between the Mental Lives of ...

Sigmund Freud - Psychology - 1950 - 172 pages
...your village. We have offered the sacr1fice to appease you. Your spirit may now rest and leave us in peace. Why were you our enemy? Would it not have been...have been spilt and your head would not have been ^.ut off." ' H The same is true of the people of Paloo, in Celebes. So, too, 'the Gallas [of East Africa]...
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The Golden Bough

James George Frazer - Social Science - 2002 - 768 pages
...angry," they say, " because your head is here with us ; had we been less lucky, our heads might now have been exposed in your village. We have offered...have been spilt and your head would not have been cut oli." The people of Paloo in Central Celebes take the heads of their enemies In war and afterwards...
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

James George Frazer - Religion - 2005 - 732 pages
...angry," they say, " because your head is here with us ; had we been less lucky, our heads might now have -been exposed in your village. We have offered...would not have been spilt and your head would not hav£ $een cut off." The people of Paloo in Central Celebes take the heads of their enemies in war...
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The UberReader: Selected Works of Avital Ronell

Diane Davis - Social Science - 2007 - 400 pages
...not angry,' they say, 'because your head is here with us; had we been less lucky, our heads might now have been exposed in your village. We have offered...appease you. Your spirit may now rest and leave us in peace. Why were you our enemy? Would it not have been better that we should remain friends? Then...
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Religion and the Hermeneutics of Contemplation

D. Z. Phillips - Religion - 2001 - 330 pages
...us; had we been less lucky, our heads might now have been exposed in your village. We have offered sacrifice to appease you. Your spirit may now rest and leave us in peace. Why were you our enemy? Would it not have been better that we should remain friends? Then...
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