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" It was the fierce thrusting of Tane which tore the heaven from the earth, so that they were rent apart, and darkness was made manifest, and so was the light. "
Polynesian mythology and ancient traditional history of the New Zealand race ... - Page 3
by Sir George Grey - 1885 - 454 pages
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1855
...thrusts up the sky. " Hence, these say lugs of oldeu time, ' It 26 27 iras the fierce throating of Tañe which tore the heaven from the earth, so that they...were rent apart, and darkness was made manifest, and » was the light.' "No sooner was heaven rent from earth than the multitude of human beings were discovered...
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The Tree of Mythology, Its Growth and Fruitage: Genesis of the Nursery Tale ...

Charles De Berard Mills - Folklore - 1888 - 288 pages
...their shrieks and cries; far, far beneath him he presses down the earth, far, far above him he thrusts up the sky. " Hence these sayings of olden time ;...so was the light." " No sooner was heaven rent from the earth, than the multitude of human beings were discovered whom they had begotten, and who had hitherto...
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The Origins and History of Consciousness, Part 2

Erich Neumann - Psychology - 1995 - 493 pages
...far, far above him he thrust up Rangi, the sky. Hence the saying of old time: "It was the fiercest thrusting of Tane which tore the heaven from the earth,...were rent apart, and darkness was made manifest, and light made manifest also." * This Maori creation myth contains all the elements of the stage in the...
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Science and Myth

Gianfranco Spavieri - Science - 2000 - 316 pages
...far, far above him he thrust up Rangi, the sky. Hence the saying of old time: "It was the fiercest thrusting of Tane which tore the heaven from the earth,...were rent apart, and darkness was made manifest, and light made manifest also." 3 Here, light — the symbol of consciousness and illumination — is opposed...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1855
...ho thrusts up the sky. " lieuce these sayings of olden time, ' It was the fierce thrusting of Tanc which tore the heaven from the earth, so that they...had hitherto lain concealed between the bodies of Rang! and Papa. " Then, also, there arose in the breast of Tawhiri-ma-tea, the god and father of winds...
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