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" Hunt expressed his surprise to the young man, and asked how he could deceive him so much by saying his mother was dead, when she was alive and well. He said, in reply, that they had made her deathfeast, and were now going to bury her; that... "
The Hopes of the Human Race: Hereafter and Here: Essays on the Life After ... - Page 177
by Frances Power Cobbe - 1880 - 221 pages
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Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the ..., Volume 3

Charles Wilkes - Antarctica - 1845
...brought along ; but he now met the procession, when the young man said that this was the funeral, and pointed out his mother, who was walking along with them, as gay and lively as any of those present, and apparently as much pleased. Mr. Hunt expressed his surprise to the young...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 1-2

Anna Maria Hall - 1845
...brought along. But he now met the procession, when the young man said that this was the funeral, and pointed out his mother, who was walking along with them, as gay and lively as any of those present, and apparently as much pleased. Mr. Hunt expressed his surprise to the young...
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Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition: During the ..., Volume 3

Charles Wilkes - Antarctica - 1849
...brought along ; but he now met the procession, when the young man said that this was the funeral, and pointed out his mother, who was walking along w*ith them, as gay and lively as any of those present, and apparently as much pleased. Mr. Hunt expressed his surprise to the young...
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Voyage Round the World: Embracing the Principal Events of the Narrative of ...

Charles Wilkes - Antarctica - 1849 - 668 pages
...along ; but he now met the procession, when the young I • man said that this was the funeral, and pointed out his mother, who was walking along with them, as gay and lively as any of those present, and apparently as much pleased. Mr. Hunt expressed his surprise to the young...
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Pre-historic Times: As Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and ...

John Lubbock - Antiquities - 1865 - 512 pages
...started, he was surprised to se"e no corpse, and accordingly made enquiries, when the young savage " pointed out his mother,* who was walking along with them, as gay and lively as any of them present, and apparently as much pleased. . . . He added that it was from love for his...
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The Theological review [ed. by C. Beard]., Volume 8

Charles Beard - 1871
...accepted the invitation and joined the procession ; hut surprised to see no corpse, he made inquiries, when the young man pointed out his mother, who was walking along with them as gay and lively as any of those present, and apparently as much pleased. Mr. Hunt expressed his surprise to the young...
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The Theological Review, Volume 8

Christianity - 1871
...invitation and joined the procession ; but surprised to see no corpse, he made inquiries, when tho young man pointed out his mother, who was walking along with them as gay and lively as any of those present, and apparently as much pleased. Mr. Hunt expressed his surprise to the young...
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The Hopes of the Human Race: Hereafter and Here

Frances Power Cobbe - Future life - 1874 - 218 pages
...put to bed by an affectionate son or daughter in England.* The same dispassionateness in the perfonn* Sir J. Lubbock (Origin of Civilization, p. 248) quotes...Eventually the old woman was ceremoniously strangled. ance of the dreadful act seems indeed to have prevailed so far back as historical records extend, and...
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The Theological Review, Volume 11

Charles Beard - Christianity - 1874
...Origin of Civilization, p. 248) quotes from Fiji and the Fijiaits an instance in which Mr. Hunt WHS invited by a young man to attend his mother's funeral....Eventually the old woman was ceremoniously strangled. t See an article on Primitive Society, by E. Tylor : Contemp. Review, April, 1873. Mr. Tylor traces...
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The Origin of Civilisation and the Primitive Condition of Man: Mental and ...

Sir John Lubbock - Civilization - 1875 - 528 pages
...accepted the invitation, and joined t<he procession, but, surprised to see no corpse, he made enquiries, when the young man ' pointed out his mother, ' who was walking along with them, as gay and lively * as any of those present, and apparently as much ' pleased. Mr. Hunt expressed his surprise to the...
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