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" Character of great Sorcerers, -who by their Spells can tame wild Tigers, and make them carry them whither they order them, on their Backs. Once they had a Mind to try their Art on the Town of Malacca, but were unfuccefsful in their Enterprize, according... "
A New Account of the East Indies: Giving an Exact and Copious Description of ... - Page 80
by Alexander Hamilton - 1744
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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and ..., Volume 8

John Pinkerton - Africa - 1811
...complex of Mahometifm and Paganifm, and they have the character of great lorcerers, who by their fpells can tame wild tigers, and make, them carry them whither...common report there. For one of their chief wizards aiTured them that neither gun, fword, nor lance, ihould have power to hurt them, if they mould attempt...
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A general collection of ... voyages and travels, digested by J. Pinkerton

John Pinkerton - 1811
...complex of Mahometifm and Paganifm, and they have the character of great forcerers, who by their fpells can tame wild tigers, and make them carry them whither...common report there. For one of their chief wizards affured them that neither gun, fword, nor lance, fhould have power to hurt them, if they mould attempt...
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Frontiers of Fear: Tigers and People in the Malay World, 1600-1950

Peter Boomgaard - History - 2008 - 320 pages
...Sumatra) living around Malacca. He wrote, "Their religion is a complex of Mahometism and Paganism, and they have the character of great sorcerers, who...carry them whither they order them, on their backs." There are more data on the nineteenth century. JL van der Toorn reported a case of tiger-trappers who...
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The Royal Hunt in Eurasian History

Thomas Allsen - History - 2006 - 406 pages
...the early eighteenth century, says that the local religion, a mixture of Islam and paganism, had many "great sorcerers, who by their spells can tame wild...them carry them whither they order them, on their backs."6" The feat of taming wild tigers by spiritual/magical means was by this time very old. In China,...
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