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" ... &c., all which are cast by the Priests into a great fire that they make in the midst of the house, and there consumed to ashes. To this offering every man bringeth freely, and the more he is known to bring, hath the better esteem of all men. This... "
Aarbøger for nordisk oldkyndighed og historie - Page 277
by Kongelige Nordiske oldskriftselskab (Denmark) - 1879
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New-England's Memorial

Nathaniel Morton, William Bradford, Thomas Prince, Edward Winslow - Massachusetts - 1669 - 515 pages
...offer almost all the riches they have to their gods, as kettles, skins, hatchets, beads, knives, etc., all which are cast by the priests into a great fire that they make in the midst of the house, and there consumed to ashes. To this offering every man bringeth freely ; and the more he is known...
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A discourse on the religion of the Indian tribes of North America: Delivered ...

Samuel Farmar Jarvis, New-York Historical Society - Delaware language - 1820 - 111 pages
...offer almost all the riches they have to their Gaits, as kettles, skins, hatchets, beades, knives, fyc. all which are cast by the priests into a great fire that they make in the midst of the house, and there consumed to ashes. To this offering, every man bringeth freely, and the more hee is knowne...
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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 9; Volume 19

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1832
...Nanohiggansets exceed in their blind devotion, and have a great spacious house wherein only some few (that are as we may term them priests) come : thither...into a great fire that they make in the midst of the hbuse, and there consume a to ashes. To this offering every man bringeth freely, and the more he is...
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Chronicles of the Pilgrim Fathers of the Colony of Plymouth: From 1602-1625

Massachusetts - 1841 - 504 pages
...them, priests) come. Thither, at cer- - — ~ tain known times, resort all their people, and offer1623, almost all the riches they have to their gods, as...great fire that they make in the midst of the house, and there consumed to ashes. To this offering every man bringeth freely ; and the more he is known...
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Chronicles of the Pilgrim Fathers of the Colony of Plymouth: From 1602-1625

Massachusetts - 1841 - 504 pages
...them, priests) come. Thither, at cer » tain known times, resort all their people, and offer 1623 . almost all the riches they have to their gods, as...great fire that they make in the midst of the house, and there consumed to ashes. To this offering every man bringeth freely; and the more he is known to...
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Chronicles of the Pilgrim Fathers of the Colony of Plymouth: From 1602-1625

Discovery and Colonization - 1841 - 504 pages
...them, priests) come. Thither, at cer tain known times, resort all their people, and offer1623almost all the riches they have to their gods, as kettles,...great fire that they make in the midst of the house, and there consumed to ashes. To this offering every man bringeth freely ; and the more he is known...
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American Biography, Issue 163

Jeremy Belknap - America - 1846
...Narohiggansets exceed in their blind devotion, and have a great spacious house, wherein only some few (that are, as we may term them, priests) come : thither,...great fire that they make in the midst of the house, and there consumed to ashes. To this offering every man bringeth freely ; and the more he is known...
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The Serpent Symbol: And the Worship of the Reciprocal Principles of Nature ...

Ephraim George Squier - Indian mythology - 1851 - 254 pages
...offer almost all the riches they have to their god, as kettles, skins, hatchets, beades, knives, etc. ; all which are cast by the priests into a great fire that they make in the midst of the house, and there consumed to ashes. To this offering every man bringeth freely, and the more hee is knowne...
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The Ecclesiastical History of New England: Comprising Not Only ..., Volume 1

Joseph Barlow Felt - New England - 1855
...almost all the riches they haue to their gods, as kettles, skinnes, hatchets, beads, kniues, etc., all which are cast by the priests into a great fire that they make in the midst of the house, and there consumed to ashes. To this offering euery man bringeth freely, and the more hee is knowne...
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SMITHSONIAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO KNOWLEDGE

1856
...News from New England," says/ 4 'The Nanohiggansets have a great spacious house wherein only some few (that are, as we may term them, priests) come; thither...great fire that they make in the midst of the house." They 1 Some of the copper implements delineated by Messrs. Squier and Davis were from Canada. Smith....
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