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" In ancient times, he was obliged to sit on the throne for some hours every morning, with the imperial crown on his head, but to sit altogether like a statue, without stirring either hands or feet, head or eyes, nor indeed any part of his body, because,... "
Totem and Taboo: Resemblances Between the Psychic Lives of Savages and Neurotics - Page 77
by Sigmund Freud - 1919 - 268 pages
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion, Volume 1

Sir James George Frazer - Dying and rising gods - 1890 - 816 pages
...holiness or dignity. In ancient times, he was obliged to sit on the throne for some hours every morning, with the imperial crown on his head, but to sit altogether...preserve peace and tranquillity in his empire ; for it, unfortunately, he turned himself on one side or the other, or if he looked a good while towprds...
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Religion and Myth

James MacDonald - Africa - 1893 - 240 pages
...holiness or his dignity. In ancient times he was obliged to sit on the throne for some hours every morning with the imperial crown on his head, but to sit altogether...like a statue, without stirring either hands or feet, nor, indeed, any part of his body, because by this means it was thought that he could preserve peace...
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The king of the wood. The perils of the soul

Sir James George Frazer - Dying and rising gods - 1900
...to Japan, and the in Pinkerton's Voyages and Travels, German of Dr. Ph. Fr. von Sicbold vii. 7l6i</. imperial crown on his head, but to sit altogether...if, unfortunately, he turned himself on one side or the other, or if he looked a good while towards any part of his dominions, it was apprehended that...
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The History of Japan, Together with a Description of the Kingdom ..., Volume 1

Engelbert Kaempfer, Simon Delboe, Hammond Gibben, William Ramsden - Japan - 1906
...Holiness or Dignity. In ancient times he was oblig'd to sit on the Throne for some hours every morning, with the Imperial Crown on his Head, but to sit altogether...means it was thought that he could preserve peace and tranquility in his Empire, for if unfortunately he turn'd himself on one side or the other, or if he...
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Philosophical Occasions, 1912-1951

Ludwig Wittgenstein, James Carl Klagge, Alfred Nordmann - Philosophy - 1993 - 560 pages
...169 [iii, 3f.]: "In ancient times, he was obliged to sit on the throne for some hours every morning, with the imperial crown on his head, but to sit altogether...could preserve peace and tranquillity in his empire. . . ." 11. Ibid., p. 170 [iii, 5]: "The power of giving or withholding rain is ascribed to him, and...
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The Furthest Goal: Engelbert Kaempfer's Encounter with Tokugawa Japan

Beatrice M. Bodart-Bailey, Derek Massarella - History - 1995 - 204 pages
...Nor was this all. 'In ancient times he was oblig'd to sit on the Throne for some hours every morning, with the Imperial Crown on his head, but to sit altogether...preserve peace and tranquillity in his Empire.' For if he turned to one side or the other, or looked steadily in any particular direction, '. . .it was apprehended...
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Metamorphoses of the Body

Josť Gil - Social Science - 1998 - 333 pages
Explores the relationship between power and the body. This investigation of power and the body is a brilliantly original account of the nature of force as it functions in ...
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The Enigma of the Gift

Maurice Godelier - Social Science - 1999 - 256 pages
When we think of giving gifts, we think of exchanging objects that carry with them economic or symbolic value. But is every valuable thing a potentially exchangeable item ...
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The Golden Bough

James George Frazer - Social Science - 2002 - 768 pages
...holiness or dignity. In ancient times, he was obliged to sit on the throne for some hours every morning, with the imperial crown on his head, but to sit altogether...if, unfortunately, he turned himself on one side or the other, or if he looked a good while towards any part of his dominions, it was apprehended that...
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The Life-Giving Myth: And Other Essays

A. M. Hocart - Social Science - 2004 - 252 pages
...Golden Bough, iii, p. 8. he (the Mikado) was obliged to sit on the throne for some hours every morning, with the imperial crown on his head, but to sit altogether...could preserve peace and tranquillity in his empire". I mentioned at the outset the parallelism which exists between kings and saints, but we should hardly...
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