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" A similar sacrifice is described by Major Archer as still practised in the mountains of Upper India, which he himself witnessed. " An unfortunate goat," says he, "lean and emaciated, was brought as an offering to the deities ; but so poor in flesh was... "
Tours in Upper India, and in Parts of the Himalaya Mountains; with Accounts ... - Page 288
by Edward Archer - 1833 - 356 pages
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 21

1833
...grown a coward m my old age." Circumstances quickly permitted the old lady " to attend the ceremony." was brought as an offering to the deities; but so...have waited his death in hopes of a meal from his carcass. I never saw so miserable a beast; and it struck me that the veneration of the natives for...
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Tours in Upper India, and in Parts of the Himalaya Mountains: With ..., Volume 1

Edward Caulfield Archer - Bengal (India : Presidency). - 1833
...most lovingly knocked their heads together. As the men became tired, others took their places,.for it was fatiguing work. An unfortunate goat, lean and...but so poor in flesh was he, that no crow would have SACRIFICE TO THE GODS. 289 waited his death in hopes of a meal from his carcase. I never saw so miserable...
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The Round Towers of Atlantis

Henry O'Brien - History - 2002 - 524 pages
...practised in the mountains of Upper India, which he himself witnessed. " An unfortunate goat," says he, " lean and emaciated, was brought as an offering to...deities ; but so poor in flesh was he that no crow wouW have waited his death in hopes of a meal from his carcass." which they could then be made subservient,...
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The Round Towers of Ireland Or the Mysteries of Freemasonry

Henry O'Brien - History - 2007 - 536 pages
...practised in the mountains of Upper India, which he himself witnessed. *' An unfortunate goat,'' says he, " lean and emaciated, was brought as an offering to...deities ; but so poor in flesh was he that no crow wouM have waited his death in hopes of a meal from his carcass." which they could then be made subservient,...
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