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Compilation of Notes and Memoranda Bearing Upon the Use of Human Ordure and ... - Page 15
by John Gregory Bourke - 1888 - 56 pages
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Asiatic Journal

Asia - 1833
...make a profession of its tenets a plea for extorting alms. They smear their bodies with excrement, and carry it about with them in a wooden cup or skull; swallow carrion or ordure ; inflict gashes on their limbs, &c. They are not numerous, and are universally...
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Sketch of the Religious Sects of the Hindus

Horace Hayman Wilson - Hindu sects - 1846 - 238 pages
...drink whatever is given to them, even ordure and carrion. They smear their bodies also with excrement, and carry it about with them in a wooden cup, or skull,...of those who refuse to comply with their demands. They also, for the same purpose, inflict gashes on their limbs, that the crime of blood may rest upon...
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Works [ed. by E.R. Rost].

Horace Hayman Wilson - 1861
...drink whatever is given to them , even ordure and carrion. They smear their bodies also with excrement, and carry it about with them in a wooden cup, or skull,...of those who refuse to comply with their demands. They also for the same purpose inflict gashes on their limbs, that the crime of blood may rest upon...
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Essays and Lectures Chiefly on the Religion of the Hindus

Horace Hayman Wilson - Hinduism - 1861
...drink whatever is given to them , even ordure and carrion. They smear their bodies also with excrement, and carry it about with them in a wooden cup, or skull,...of those who refuse to comply with their demands. They also for the same purpose inflict gashes on their limbs, that the crime of blood may rest upon...
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A Handbook of Sanskrit Literature: With Appendices Descriptive of the ...

George Small - Sanskrit literature - 1866 - 207 pages
...drink whatever is given to them, even ordure and carrion. They smear their bodies also with excrement, and carry it about with them in a wooden cup or skull,...of those who refuse to comply with their demands. They also, for the same purpose, inflict gashes on their limbs, that the crime of blood may rest upon...
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A classical dictionary of India illustrative of the mythology, philosophy ...

John Garrett (director of public instruction in Mysore.) - 1871
...drink whatever is given to them, even ordure and carrion. They smear their bodies also with excrement, and carry it about with them in a wooden cup, or skull,...of those who refuse to comply with their demands. They also for the same purpose inflict gashes on their limbs, that the crime of blood may rest upon...
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A Classical Dictionary of India: Illustrative of the Mythology, Philosophy ...

John Garrett - Hindus - 1871 - 793 pages
...drink whatever is given to them, even ordure and carrion. They smear their bodies also with excrement, and carry it about with them in a wooden cup, or skull,...of those who refuse to comply with their demands. They also for the same purpose inflict gashes on their limbs, that the crime of blood may rest upon...
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The Indian mirror; or, Illustrations of Bible truth drawn from life in India

India - 1878 - 313 pages
...drink whatever is given to them, even ordure and carrion. They smear their bodies also with excrement, and carry it about with them in a wooden cup or skull,...of those who refuse to comply with their demands. They also, for the same purpose, inflict gashes on their limbs, that the crime of blood may rest upon...
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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature ..., Volume 1

John McClintock - Bible - 1885
...it about with then in a wooden cup or skull, cither to swallow it for the purpose of obtaining alms, or to throw it upon the persons or into the houses of those who refuse to comply with their demands. They also for the same purpose inflict gashes on their limbs, that the crime of blool may rest upon...
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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature ..., Volume 1

John McClintock - Bible - 1885
...eat and drink whatever is given to them, even ordure and carrion. They smear the body with excrement, and carry it about with them in a wooden cup or skull, cither to swallow it for the purpose of obtaining alms, or to throw it upon the persons or into the...
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