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Gebr. Henninger, 1879 - 522 pages

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Page 381 - And now the cause of all their fear By slow degrees approach'd so near, They might distinguish different noise Of horns, and pans, and dogs, and boys, And kettle-drums, whose sullen dub Sounds like the hooping of a tub.
Page 255 - And drank it round and round; And still the more and more they drank, Their joy did more abound.
Page 10 - Apollo Smintheus und die Bedeutung der Mäuse in der Mythologie der Indogermanen...
Page 266 - Namaquas are asked what they are, they say that Heije Eibib, their Great Father, is below the heap ; they do not know what he is like, or what he does ; they only imagine that he also came from the East, and had plenty of sheep and goats ; and when they add a stone or branch to the heap, they mutter,
Page 216 - Sage mir mit wem Du umgehst, und ich werde Dir sagen, wer Du bist.
Page 400 - Martis sacrario ancilia commovere; 8, 3: nam ia qui belli susceperat curam sacrarium Martis ingressus primo ancilia commovebat, post hastam simulacri ipsius, dicens: Mars, vigila.
Page 195 - Kretas Volkslieder nebst Distichen und Sprichwörtern. In der Ursprache mit Glossar herausgegeben von Anton Jeannaraki. Leipzig.
Page 472 - Card Fortune Book, delivered to the World from the Astrologer's Office, in Greenwich Park, for the Benefit of Young Men and Blooming Maids. — 5. The Shepherd of Salisbury Plain, „Is a religious homily of a poor man, a shepherd, his reliance upon God's providence and satisfied with his lot.
Page 374 - Wooing was for the most part carried on under cover of night. At a late hour the young man set out for the abode of his ladylove. By the time he arrived, all the family had retired to rest. He tapped at the window. The happy maiden. „Wha kens the meaning o the same" [was quickly at the door, undid the bar and admitted her lover.
Page 394 - Malabar Hill, there is a rock, upon the surface of which there is a natural crevice, which communicates with a cavity opening below. This place is used by the Gentoos as a purification of their sins, which they say is effected by their going in at the opening below, and emerging out at the cavity above.

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