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" Highlander goes to bathe, or to drink waters out of a consecrated fountain, he must always approach by going round the place, from east to west on the south side, in imitation of the apparent diurnal motion of the sun. "
Supplement to the Glossary of Indian Terms - Page 131
by Sir Henry Miers Elliot - 1845 - 447 pages
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - Agriculture - 1805 - 668 pages
...other nations, is evident, not only from the sacrifice of Beltan, but from many other circumstances. When a Highlander goes to bathe, or to drink water...always- approach by going round the place from east tl '1oest on tie south side, in iihitation of the apparent diurnal Amiq motion of the SUB. When the...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - Architecture - 1806 - 656 pages
...other nations, is evident, not only from the sacrifice of Btltan, but from manv other circumstances. When a Highlander goes to bathe, or to drink water out of a consecrated fountain, he ,muit always approach by going round the place from cast t» tvest on the south side, in imitation...
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Sketches of the Present Manners, Customs, and Scenery of Scotland ..., Volume 2

Elizabeth Isabella Spence - Scotland - 1811 - 276 pages
...snowy tops amid the distant clouds. tious respect to the sun, as was the prachce among other nations. When a Highlander goes to bathe, or to drink water...fountain, he must always approach by going round the place cast to west en the south side, in imitation of the apparent diurnal motion of the sun. When the dead...
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An Account of Ireland, Statistical and Political, Volume 2

Wakefield, Edward - Ireland - 1812 - 954 pages
...other nations, is evident, not only by the sacrifice of Bikein, but upon many other occasions. Whtn a Highlander goes to bathe, or to drink water out...by going round the place from east to west, on the north side, in imitaiwa of the apparent diurnal motion of the sun. When the dead are laid in the earth,...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 4

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829 - 832 pages
...sacrifice at Baltein, but upon many other occasions. When a Highlander goes to bathe, or to drink waters ticism of the Greek Testament than sun. When the dead are laid in the earth, the grave is approached by going round in the same гяапцег....
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The Extractor; or Universal repertorium of literature, science ..., Volume 1

1829 - 762 pages
...west, or according to the coarse of the sun, and is a custom of high antiquity in religious ceremonies. When a Highlander goes to bathe or to drink water out of a consecrated fountain, he must approach by going round the place from e art to west, on the south side, in imitation of the apparent...
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Knowledge for the People ...

John Timbs - 1832 - 442 pages
...respect to the sun, is evident, not only by the sacrifice at Baltein, but upon many other occasions. When a Highlander goes to bathe, or to drink water...fountain, he must always approach by going round the place,_/rom East to West, on the South side, in imitation of the apparent diurnal motion of the sun....
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Medii Ævi Kalendarium: Or, Dates, Charters, and Customs of the ..., Volume 1

Robert Thomas Hampson - Calendar - 1841 - 512 pages
...many other nations, is evident not only by the practice at Beltein, but upon many other occasions. When a Highlander goes to bathe, or to drink water...in imitation of the apparent diurnal motion of the sun. When the dead are laid in the grave, it is approached by going round about in the same manner....
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Medii Aevi Kalendarium: Or Dates, Charters, and Customs of the ..., Volume 1

Robert Thomas Hampson - Calendar - 1841 - 546 pages
...many other nations, is evident not only by the practice at Beltein, but upon many other occasions. When a Highlander goes to bathe, or to drink water...West on the South side, in imitation of the apparent dinrnal motion of the sun. When the dead are laid in the grave, it is approached by going round about...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr ..., Volume 1

John Brand - 1849 - 574 pages
...sacrifice at Baltein, but upon many other occasions. When a Highlander goes to bathe, or to drink waters out of a consecrated fountain, he must always approach...in imitation of the apparent diurnal motion of the sun. This is called in Gaelic going round the right, or the lucky way. The opposite course is the wrong,...
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