Ancient Society; Or, Researches in the Lines of Human Progress from Savagery, Through Barbarism to Civilization

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H. Holt, 1877 - 560 стор.
 

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Сторінка 367 - And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
Сторінка 547 - And if his father have no brethren, then ye shall give his inheritance unto his kinsman that is next to him of his family, and he shall possess it : and it shall be unto the children of Israel a statute of judgment, as the Lord commanded Moses.
Сторінка 367 - And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron ; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
Сторінка 547 - And every daughter, that possesseth an inheritance in any tribe of the children of Israel, shall be wife unto one of the family of the tribe of her father, that the children of Israel may enjoy every man the inheritance of his fathers.
Сторінка 373 - they of the monkey;" Bakuena, "they of the alligator;" Batlapi, "they of the fish:" each tribe having a superstitious dread of the animal after which it is called. They also use the word "bina...
Сторінка 547 - And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a man die, and have no son, then ye shall cause his inheritance to pass unto his daughter.
Сторінка 367 - And yet indeed she is my sister ; she is the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother ; and she became my wife.
Сторінка 186 - The histories of Spanish America may be trusted in whatever relates to the acts of the Spaniards, and to the acts and personal characteristics of the Indians ; in whatever relates to their weapons, implements and utensils, fabrics, food and...
Сторінка 455 - ... he might have in the house, he might at any time be ordered to pick up his blanket and budge; and after such orders it would not be healthful for him to attempt to disobey; the house would be too hot for him; and...
Сторінка 459 - The influence of the new practice, which brought unrelated persons into the marriage relation, must have given a remarkable impulse to society. It tended to create a more vigorous stock physically and mentally. There is a gain by accretion in the coalescence of diverse stocks which has exercised great influence upon human development. When two advancing tribes, with strong mental and physical characters, are brought together and blended into one people by the accidents of barbarous life, the new...

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