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" If an animal or a plant die, its soul immediately goes to Bolotoo; if a stone or any other substance is broken, immortality is equally its reward; nay, artificial bodies have equal good luck with men, and hogs, and yams. If an axe or a chisel is worn... "
An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean ... - Side 138
af William Mariner - 1817
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1827
...artificial bodies have equal good luck with men, hogs and yams. If an axe or a chisel is worn out, away flies its soul for the service of the gods. If a house is taken down, its immortal part will find a situation on the plains of Bolotoo. And, to confirm this doctrine, the...
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An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands, in the South Pacific ..., Bind 2

William Mariner - 1827
...artificial bodies have equal good luck with men, hogs and yams. If an axe or a chisel is worn out, away flies its soul for the service of the gods. If a house is taken down, its immortal part will find a situation on the plains of Bolotoo. And, to confirm this doctrine, the...
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Friendly and Feejee Islands: A Missionary Visit to Various Stations in the ...

Walter Lawry - 1850 - 144 sider
...bodies have equal good luck with men, and hogs, and yams. If an axe or chisel is worn out or broken, away flies its soul for the service of the gods. If a house is taken down, or in any way destroyed, its immortal part finds a situation in the plains of Bulu. As a confirmation...
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Friendly and Feejee islands, a missionary visit, ed. by E. Hoole

Walter Lawry - 1850
...bodies have equal good luck with men, and hogs, and yams. If an axe or chisel is worn out or broken, away flies its soul for the service of the gods. If a house is taken down, or in any way destroyed, its immortal part finds a situation in the plains of Bulu. As a confirmation...
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The Leisure Hour, Oplag 1

William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens - 1852
...with life whatever has to do with the affairs of this -world. Thus the Fijians believe that if an axe or a chisel is worn out or broken up, away flies its soul for the service of the gods. Again, a belief common to the Greeks and the Germans was that the progenitors of mankind were born...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Bind 30

1872
...other contemporary savages, when questioned, expressly declare that this is their belief. " If an axe or a chisel is worn out or broken up, away flies its soul for the service of the gods." The Algonquins told Charlevoix that since hatchets and kettles have shadows, no less than men and women,...
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Polynesia; a popular description of the islands of the Pacific

George French Angas - 1866
...a plant die, its soul goes at once to " bulu." If an axe or chisel is worn out or broken, away goes its soul for the service of the gods. If a house is taken down or destroyed, its immortal part finds a situation on the plains of " bulu." As a confirmation of this...
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Myths and Myth-makers: Old Tales and Superstitions Interpreted by ...

John Fiske - 1873 - 251 sider
...other contemporary savages, when questioned, expressly declare that this is their belief. " If an axe or a chisel is worn out or broken up, away flies its soul for the service of the gods'." The Algonquins told Charlevoix that since hatchets and kettles have shadows, no less than men and women,...
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Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology ..., Bind 1

Edward Burnett Tylor - 1874
...good luck with men, and hogs, and yams. If an axe or a chisel is worn out or broken up, away flics its soul for the service of the gods. If a house is...and, to confirm this doctrine, the Fiji people can show you a sort of natural well, or deep hole in the ground, atone of their islands, across the bottom...
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The Origin of Civilisation and the Primitive Condition of Man: Mental and ...

Sir John Lubbock - 1875 - 528 sider
...its reward ; nay, artificial bodies have equal ' good luck with men, and hogs, and yams. If an axe ' or a chisel is worn out or broken up,, away flies...will find ' a situation on the plains of Bolotoo.' The Finns believed that all inanimate objects had their ' haltia,' or soul.4 Sproat,5 speaking of NW...
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