Die culturländer des alten America: Bd., I.-II. Abt. Nachträge und Ergänzungen aus den Sammlungen des ethnologischen Museums. 1886-1889

Weidmannsche Buchhandlung, 1889

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Página 81 - There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being evolved.
Página 22 - I believe that animals have descended from at most only four or five progenitors, and plants from an equal or lesser number.
Página 173 - Deum te igitur scito esse, siquidem est deus, qui viget, qui sentit, qui meminit, qui providet, qui tam regit et moderatur et movet id corpus, cui praepositus est, quam hunc mundum ille princeps deus; et ut mundum ex quadam parte mortalem ipse deus aeternus, sic fragile corpus animus sempiternus movet.
Página 41 - Tecce parte de su divinidad, y héchola señora de la mar y de los vientos, de las reinas y princesas, y del parto de las mujeres y reina de] cielo (3). A la luna llamaban Coya, ques reina.
Página 61 - Est enim jus jurandum affirm at io religiosa. Quod autem affirmate, quasi deo teste, promiseris, id tenendum est. Jam enim non ad iram deorum, quae nulla est, sed ad justitiam et ad fidem pertinet.
Página 142 - To share everything they have with their friends. 3. To live peaceably with their friends. 4. Not to interfere with girls or married women. 5. To obey the food restrictions, until they are released from them by the old men.
Página 174 - ... constituit, ut deorum cognitionem caelum intuentes capere possent. sunt enim ex terra homines non ut incolae atque habitatores, sed quasi spectatores superarum rerum atque caelestium, quarum spectaculum ad nullum aliud genus animantium pertinet.
Página 81 - To my mind it accords better with what we know of the laws impressed on matter by the Creator, that the production and extinction of the past and present inhabitants of the world should have been due to secondary causes, like those determining the birth and death of the individual.
Página 27 - They also brought out the bodies of the dead lords and ladies which were embalmed, each one being brought out by the person of the same lineage who had charge of it. During the night these bodies were washed in the baths which belonged to them when they were alive. They were then brought back to their houses, and warmed with the same coarse pudding called...
Página 173 - ... potest. Deum te igitur scito esse, siquidem est deus, qui viget, qui sentit, qui meminit, qui providet, qui tam...

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