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" When my father was a child he heard his old grandfather say that his grandfather saw a total eclipse of the sun. The earth became quite dark, and shadows could not be seen ; the birds went to roost, and the dogs began to howl. The black dead sun shot... "
Japan today - Page 209
by James Augustin Brown Scherer - 1904 - 323 pages
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Nature, Volume 37

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1888
...befall them. They have no theories with regard to eclipses, but their traditions run like this : — " When my father was a child, he heard his old grandfather...gradually came to life, then men began to live again." THE first meeting of the one hundred and thirty-fourth session of the Society of Arts will be held...
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Science, Volume 10

John Michels - Science - 1887
...their knees, as if expecting some calamity. Their tradition with regard to the eclipse says that " when my father was a child, he heard his old grandfather...of death ; and, as the sun gradually came to life, these men began to live again." Otherwise they have no theory of the eclipse, but their personification...
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Science, Volume 10

John Michels - Science - 1887
...their knees, as if expecting some calamity. Their tradition with regard to the eclipse says that " when my father was a child, he heard his old grandfather...of death ; and, as the sun gradually came to life, these men began to live again." Otherwise they have no theory of the eclipse, but their personification...
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Nature, Volume 37

Sir Norman Lockyer - Science - 1888
...befall them. They have no theories with regard to eclipses, but their traditions run like this : — " When my father was a child, he heard his old grandfather...gradually came to life, then men began to live again." THE first meeting of the one hundred and thirty-fourth session of the Society of Arts will be held...
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Nature, Volume 37

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1888
...befall them. They have no theories with regard to eclipses, but their traditions run like this : — " When my father was a child, he heard his old grandfather...gradually came to life, then men began to live again." THE first meeting of the one hundred and thirty-fourth session of the Society of Arts will be held...
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Nature, Volume 37

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1888
...befall them. They have no theories with regard to eclipses, but their traditions run like this : — " When my father was a child, he heard his old grandfather...sun gradually came to life, then men began to live agaio. " . THE first meeting of the one hundred and thirty-fourth session of the Society of Arts will...
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The Ainu of Japan: The Religion, Superstitions, and General History of the ...

John Batchelor - Ainu - 1892 - 336 pages
...of eclipses are all of one stamp, and run thus : ' When my father was a child he heard his old s 2 grandfather say that his grandfather saw a total eclipse...gradually came to life, then men began to live again.' Eclipses are quite inexplicable to the Ainu; nor have I ever heard a single theory advanced with reference...
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The Ainu of Japan: The Religion, Superstitions, and General History of the ...

John Batchelor - Ainu - 1892 - 336 pages
...When my father was a child he heard his old grandfather say that his grandfather saw a total eelips« of the sun. The earth became quite dark, and shadows...gradually came to life, then men began to live again.' Eclipses are quite inexplicable to the Ainu; nor have I ever heard a single theory advanced with reference...
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The Ainu and Their Folk-lore

John Batchelor - Ainu - 1901 - 603 pages
...a somewhat maudlin state. Sober Ainu traditions of eclipses are all of one stamp, and run thus : ' When my father was a child he heard his old grandfather...gradually came to life, then men began to live again.' Eclipses are quite inexplicable to the Ainu ; nor have I ever heard a single theory advanced with reference...
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Japan Today

James Augustin Brown Scherer - Japan - 1904 - 323 pages
...the mouth of the cave, and smoke is tried. This is said to be generally successful, but not always. " Some bear-hunters say that bruin absolutely refuses...who is its ruler and life and light. If the goddess disappear from her dwelling, the blackness of course ensues. The people are therefore greatly terrified...
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