Ancient Society: Or Researches in the Lines of Human Progress from Savagery Through Barbarism to Civilization

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Charles H. Kerr, 1907 - Civilization - 570 pages
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Page 378 - And they did eat and drink, he and the men that were with him, and tarried all night : and they rose up in the morning : and he said, Send me away unto my master.
Page 377 - And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
Page 378 - And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
Page 384 - they of the monkey;" Bakuena, "they of the alligator;" Batlapi, "they of the fish:" each tribe having a superstitious dread of the animal after which it is called. They also use the word "bina...
Page 556 - And every daughter, that possesseth an inheritance in any tribe of the children of Israel, shall be wife unto one of the family of the tribe of her father, that the children of Israel may enjoy every man the inheritance of his fathers.
Page 378 - And yet indeed she is my sister ; she is the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother ; and she became my wife.
Page 380 - And the sons of Merari by their families ; Mahli, and Mushi. These are the families of the Levites according to the house of their fathers.
Page 468 - When two advancing tribes, with strong mental and physical characters, are brought together and blended into one people by the accidents of barbarous life, the new skull and brain would widen and lengthen to the sum of the capabilities of both.
Page 556 - And if they -be married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the children of Israel, then shall their inheritance be taken from the inheritance of our fathers, and shall be put to the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they are received : so shall it be taken from the lot of our inheritance.
Page 137 - This cross-relationship between persons of the same gens in the different tribes is still preserved and recognized among them in all its original force. It explains the tenacity with which the fragments of the old confederacy still cling together. If either of the five tribes had seceded from the confederacy it would have severed the bond of kin, although this would have been felt but slightly. But had they fallen into collision it would have turned the gens of the Wolf against their gentile kindred,...

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