Beasts sentence example

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  • Satan and the beasts condemned to eternal torment.

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  • She looked up to find both hideous beasts staring at her, drooling.

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  • Dear me, what unbeautiful little beasts they are!

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  • Sheep abound in the more temperate regions, and goats are universally met with; both of these animals are used as beasts of burden in the mountains of Tibet.

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  • The wild beasts were tamed.

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  • I guess a walk in the cool evening isn't worth the risk of being eaten up by beasts is it?

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  • The plan of the Propylaea consists of a large square hall, from which five steps lead up to a wall pierced by five gateways of graduated sizes, the central one giving passage to a road suitable for beasts or possibly for vehicles.

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  • The pasture-land was common to all, though the number of beasts which one man might turn into it was sometimes limited.

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  • In the cattle classes, aged beasts of huge size and of considerably over a ton in weight used to be common, but in recent years the tendency has been to reduce the upper limit of age, and thus to bring out animals ripe for the butcher in a shorter time than was formerly the case.

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  • As illustrating heavy weights, there were in the 1893 show, out of 310 entries of cattle, four beasts which weighed over a ton.

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  • In the 1895 show, out of 356 entries of cattle, there were seven beasts of more than a ton in weight.

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  • These beasts, it will be observed, were all under two years old.

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  • From the earliest times, owing to its great strength, speed, and ferocity when at bay, the boar has been one of the favourite beasts of the chase.

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  • Under the old forest laws of England it was one of the "beasts of the forest," and, as such, under the Norman kings the unprivileged killing of it was punishable by death or the loss of a member.

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  • The goddess consents, and creates Eabani, who is described as a wild man, living with the gazelles and the beasts of the field.

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  • Those employed in workshops, whose overseers were themselves most commonly of servile status, had probably a harder lot than domestics; and the agricultural labourers were not unfrequently chained, and treated much in the same way as beasts of burden.

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  • Already in the time of Nero the magistrates had been ordered to receive the slave's complaint of ill-treatment; and the lex Petronia, belonging to the same or an earlier period, forbade masters to hand over their slaves to combats with wild beasts.

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  • Combats of men with beasts were longest continued; they had not ceased even in the early years of the reign of Justinian.

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  • In the sandy part of the desert beyond this strip of fertility both men and beasts, leaving the beaten path, sink as if in loose snow.

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  • He read considerably, wrote abundantly, thought actively if not widely, and came to know beasts, birds and fishes with an intimacy more extraordinary than was the case with St Francis of Assisi.

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  • Birds came at his call, and forgot their hereditary fear of man; beasts lipped and caressed him; the very fish in lake and stream would glide, unfearful, between his hands.

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  • The beasts went of their own accord to Beth-shemesh, where it remained in the field of a certain Joshua.

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  • The interior has a fine Cosmatesque pulpit supported by ancient columns resting on lions, a Paschal candlestick of 1245, and a good pavement of the same period with beasts and dragons.

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  • He started on the night of the 24th, and escaping the Boer outposts rode through the dense bush and across the bridgeless rivers of Kaffraria at peril of his life from hostile natives and wild beasts, and in nine days reached his destination - a distance of 360 m.

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  • Owing to its wide stretches of pasture-land Hungary is admirably suited for cattle-raising, and in the government " economies " the same care has been bestowed on improving the breed of horned beasts as in the case of horses.

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  • In 1496 Varady, archbishop of Kalocsa, one of the few good prelates, declared that their lot was worse than that of brute beasts.

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  • But even here it seems impossible to deny some influence coming from the Aegean area, and Scythic beasts are very like certain products of Mycenaean and early Ionic art.

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  • For the lower classes it was crucifixion, burning or the wild beasts.

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  • He spends his days chasing the beasts of the forest, running them down by sheer speed, or killing them with darts (javelots) or bow and arrows, the only weapons he knows.

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  • Studies in drapery, prancing steeds, ideal poses, heads with fragments of torsos attached (in extreme violation of true art), crouching beasts of preyall the stereotyped styles are reproduced.

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  • In the cities and towns horses used as beasts of burden are now shod with iron, but in rural or mountainous, districts straw shoes are substituted, a device which enables the animals to traverse rocky or precipitous roads with safety.

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  • The first rhinoceros seen alive in Europe since the time when these animals, in common with nearly all the large remarkable beasts of both Africa and Asia, were exhibited in the Roman shows, was of this species.

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  • Amongst the finest of his classical pictures were - "Syracusan Bride leading Wild Beasts in Procession to the Temple of Diana" (1866), "Venus disrobing for the Bath" (1867), "Electra at the Tomb of Agamemnon," and "Helios and Rhodos" (1869), "Hercules wrestling with Death for the Body of Alcestis" (1871), "Clytemnestra" (1874), "The Daphnephoria" (1876), "Nausicaa" (1878), "An Idyll" (1881), two lovers under a spreading oak listening to the piping of a shepherd and gazing on the rich plain below; "Phryne" (1882), a nude figure standing in the sun; "Cymon and Iphigenia" (1884), "Captive Andromache" (1888), now in the Manchester Art Gallery; with the "Last Watch of Hero" (1887), "The Bath of Psyche" (1890), now in the Chantrey Bequest collection; "The Garden of the Hesperides" (1892), "Perseus and Andromeda" and "The Return of Persephone," now in the Leeds Gallery (1891); and "Clytie," his last work (1896).

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  • They are regarded by the orthodox Hindus as little better than the beasts of the wildernesses which they inhabit.

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  • Ten thousand gladiators are said to have perished in the arena, and eleven thousand beasts were killed in the contests.

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  • In this chapter we have the two beasts 2 which symbolize respectively Rome and the Roman provincial priesthood of the imperial cult.

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  • None of the dangerous wild beasts is common, but there are several varieties of poisonous snakes.

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  • Their clothing was partly of linen and partly of woollen fabrics and the skins of their beasts.

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  • Barton, Worcester and Tennant, considers this to be parallel to the story which may underlie the account of the failure of the beasts, and the success of the woman Eve, as a "help-meet" for Adam.

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  • The imports consist of manufactured goods, beasts of burden and corn, for the island is too mountainous to grow enough corn for the inhabitants.

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  • That in the palace gardens flowers from the tierra caliente were transplanted, and water-fowl bred near fresh and salt pools fit for each kind, that all kinds of birds and beasts were kept in well-appointed zoological gardens, where there were homes even for alligators and snakes - all this testifies to a cultivation of natural history which was really beyond the European level of the time.

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  • We may assume that man attributed a soul to the beasts of the field almost as soon as he claimed one for himself.

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  • In their turn they are pursued and harassed by crowds of beasts The Norwegian Lemming (Lemmus Norvegicus).

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  • But he does speak of certain sacred symbols which he defines elsewhere as figures of wild beasts.

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  • On the following day, along with a number of fellow martyrs, he was exposed to the fury of wild beasts, which, however, laid themselves down in tame submission at his feet.

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  • For a quarter of the year the flocks and herds are fed on the upper pastures; but the true limit of the wealth of a district is the number of animals that can be supported during the long winter, and while one part of the population is engaged in tending the beasts and in making cheese and butter, the remainder is busy cutting hay and storing up winter food for the cattle.

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  • A great part of Ashanti is covered with primeval and almost impenetrable forest.1 Many of the trees, chiefly silk-cotton and hardwood, attain splendid proportions, the bombax reaching a height of over 200 ft., but the monotony is oppressive, and is seldom relieved by the sight of flowers, birds or beasts.

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  • Ask rather how the beasts have learned their arts.

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  • Even women were used as beasts of burden to carry ammunition and stores, and when no longer capable of work were left to die by the roadside or murdered to avoid any ill consequences occurring from their capture.

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  • He led his companions into the desert, and having exhorted the serpents and wild beasts, in the name of the Prophet, to retire, he struck his spear into the ground exclaiming "Here is your Kairawan" (resting-place), so naming the city.'

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  • The country was roadless and uninhabited save by wild beasts, and fever and cholera made sad havoc of the working parties; but it was successfully accomplished.

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  • Even to the end of his life, and even at the tables of the great, the sight of food affected him as it affects wild beasts and birds of prey.

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  • He was ordered by the oracle to settle in a place where he should receive hospitality from wild beasts.

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  • Horses are comparatively few, and are seldom seen outside the large towns, the camel and donkey being the principal beasts of burden.

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  • For its ultimate development in Britain see Forest Law, where also the distinction between beasts of forest or venery, beasts of chase and beasts and fowls of warren is explained.

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  • This belief - the transmigration of the soul, after the death of the body, into other bodies, either of men, beasts or gods - is part of the animistic creed so widely found throughout the world that it was probably universal.

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  • Restrictions in church-building, in dress, in the use of beasts of burden, in social intercourse with Moslems, and in the use of bells and of the sign of the cross were enforced..

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  • The main evidence of the virtue attained by them lies in the voluntary subjection to them of the savage beasts among which they lived.

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  • Throughout the whole of India, except in Sind and the western districts of the Punjab, horned cattle are the only beasts used for ploughing.

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  • As cultivation advances, the area of waste land available for grazing steadily diminishes, and the prospects of the poor beasts are becoming worse rather than better.

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  • The god here states that he is about to send a deluge, which will cause destruction to all mankind, and he gives directions for the building of a great ship in which "the beasts of the field and the birds of heaven" may be saved, along with Ut-napishtim and his family; he fixes the size of the ship and directs that it should be covered with a strong roof or deck.

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  • The ward into which she penetrated was like a den of wild beasts; it was filled with women unsexed, fighting, swearing, dancing, gaming, yelling and justly deserved its name of "hell above ground."

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  • As of old time," as Plutarch observed, " associated the heroes and snake most of all beasts with heroes," and in Photius local the term " speckled hero " thus finds an explanation.

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  • The larger beasts of prey are not met with, and little check is therefore put on the natural fecundity of the graminivorous species.

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  • Several kinds of parasitic jungle ticks cause much annoyance to men and to beasts.

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  • The buffaloes are used not only in agriculture, but also as beasts of burden, as draught-animals and for the saddle.

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  • The beasts are kindred with man; he who eats their flesh is not much better than a cannibal.

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  • They are not used as beasts of burden like llamas, but are valued only for their wool, of which the Indian blankets and ponchos are made.

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  • The bite of a fairly-grown healthy serpent of either of these species is deadly; and it is ascertained that more deaths occur from snake-bite than from all the other wild beasts put together.

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  • As soon as ten or a dozen eggs are laid, the cock begins to brood, always taking his place on them at nightfall surrounded by the hens, while by day they relieve one another, more it would seem to guard their common treasure from jackals and small beasts of prey than directly to forward the process of hatching, for that is often left wholly to the sun.'

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  • He notices also the impossibility of supporting a large army, and the consequent destruction of the greater part of the men and beasts which accompanied the expedition of Alexander.

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  • The finest Caldas da Rainha china-ware, with its fantastic representations of birds, beasts and fishes, still commands a fair price in foreign markets; but the blue and white ware originally copied from Delft and later modified under the influence of Persian pottery is now only 'manufactured in small quantities, of inferior quality.

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  • After the conquest of Peru by the Spaniards in the 16th century the natives were subjected to much tyranny and oppression, though it must in fairness be said that much of it was carried out in defiance of the efforts and the wishes of the Spanish home government, whose legislative efforts to protect the Indians from serfdom and ill-usage met with scant respect at the hands of the distant settlers and mine-owners, who bid defiance to the humane and protective regulations of the council of the Indies, and treated the unhappy natives little better than beasts of burden.

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  • The trouvere, however, omits the greater part of the wanderings of Aeneas, and adorns his narrative with gorgeous descriptions, with accounts of the marvellous properties of beasts and stones, and of single combats among the knights who figure in the story.

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  • For the most part this is founded on Dutch models, and testifies in a high degree to the king's progressive aims. Provision was made for the better education of the lower, and the restriction of the political influence of the higher clergy; there were stern prohibitions against wreckers and "the evil and unchristian practice of selling peasants as if they were brute beasts"; the old trade gilds were retained, but the rules of admittance thereto made easier, and trade combinations of the richer burghers, to the detriment of the smaller tradesmen, were sternly forbidden.

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  • The stars are held, not only to prognosticate the future but also to influence it; the child born when Mars is in the ascendant will be war-like; Venus has to do with love; the sign of the Lion presides over places where wild beasts are found.

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  • The Abyssinians are great hunters and are also clever at taming wild beasts.

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  • In the south of the district, along the coast of the Bay of Bengal, lie the forest tracts of the Sundarbans, the habitation of tigers, leopards and other wild beasts.

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  • A special feature of the games in the circus was chariot racing, in which mules, as the oldest draught beasts, took the place of horses.

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  • A chase is much the same as a park, only the latter is enclosed, and all of them are distinguished according to the class of wild beasts to which the privilege extended.

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  • Thus beasts of forest (the "five wild beasts of venery") were the hart, the hind, the hare, the boar and the wolf.

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  • The beasts of chase were also five, viz.

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  • The beasts and fowls of warren were the hare, the coney, the pheasant and the partridge.

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  • A forester was "an officer sworn to preserve the vert and venison in the forest, and to attend upon the wild beasts within his bailiwick."

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  • The ownership of the soil might be in any one, but the rights of the proprietor were limited by the laws made for the protection of the king's wild beasts.

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  • The benefit of the disafforestment existed only for the owner of the lands; as to all other persons the land was forest still, and the king's wild beasts were to "have free recourse therein and safe return to the forest, without any hurt or destruction other than by the owners of the lands in the purlieu where they shall be found, and that only to hunt and chase them back again towards the forest without any forestalling" (Manwood, On the Forest Laws - article "Purlieu") .

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  • He had the strange beasts of faroff lands sent to Alexandria.

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  • Dromedaries are used as beasts of burden.

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  • Numerous animals were sacred to her, and at Syracuse all kinds of wild beasts, including a lioness, were carried in procession in her honour.

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  • Cicero says, " Physiologia naturae ratio," and such was the meaning of the name Physiologus, given to a cyclopaedia of what was known and imagined about earth, sea, sky, birds, beasts and fishes, which for a thousand years was the authoritative source of information on these matters, and was translated into every European tongue.

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  • Men ask themselves why their gods are worshipped in the form of beasts, birds, and fishes; why their gods are said to have prosecuted their amours in bestial shapes; why they are represented as lustful and passionate - thieves, robbers, murderers and adulterers.

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  • Thus both the Mangaians and the Egyptians have been puzzled by their own gods in the form of beasts.

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  • Thus savage myths answer the questions - What was the origin of the world, and of men, and of beasts ?

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  • Crevaux, in the Andes, found that the Indians believed that the beasts have piays (sorcerers and doctors) like themselves.

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  • The old English and the Arab superstitions about the language of beasts are examples of this opinion surviving among civilized races.

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  • Man in their view is actually, and in no figurative sense, akin to the beasts.

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  • But the chief evidence for the savage theory of man's close kinship with the lower animals is found in the institution called totemism - the belief that certain stocks of men in the various tribes are descended by blood descent from, or are developed out of, or otherwise connected with, certain objects animate or inanimate, but especially with beasts.

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  • Bancroft brings evidence to prove that the Mexicans supposed pregnant women would turn into beasts, and sleeping children into mice, if things went wrong in the ritual of a certain solemn sacrifice.

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  • Among the Bushmen 4 " sorcerers assume the form of beasts and jackals."

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  • Once more, the great forces of nature, considered as persons, are involved in that inextricable confusion in which men, beasts, plants, stones, stars, are all on one level of personality and animated existence.

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  • As used here, gods merely mean non-natural and powerful beings, sometimes " magnified non-natural men," sometimes beasts, birds or insects, sometimes the larger forces and phenomena of the universe conceived of as endowed with human personality and passions.

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  • The word answering to our lord is also applied," even to beasts, as the lion and the boa."

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  • Beasts also appeared in the royal genealogies, as if the early Egyptians had filled up the measure of totemism by regarding themselves as actually descended from animals.

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  • It has already been shown that such creatures, thunder-birds, snakes, dragons, and what not, people the sky in the imagination of Zulus, Red Men, Chinese, Peruvians, and all the races who believe that beasts hunt the sun and moon and cause eclipses.'

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  • In other places there were manifest commutations of human sacrifice, as at the altar of Artemis the Implacable at Patrae, where Pausanias saw the wild beasts being driven into the flames.'

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  • The tales of divine cannibalism to which Pindar refers with awe, the mutilation of Dionysus Zagreus, the unspeakable abominations of Dionysus, the loves of Hera in the shape of a cuckoo, the divine powers of metamorphosing men and women into beasts and stars - these tales come to us as echoes of the period of savage thought.

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  • In another class of myths, man was evolved out of the lower animals - lizards in Australia; coyotes, beavers, apes and other beasts in America.

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  • In savage and civilized myths they are usually metamorphosed men, women and beasts.

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  • This is a thoroughly good example of the savage myths (as in Peru, according to Acosta) by which beasts and anthropomorphic gods and stars are all jumbled together.'

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  • In almost all the gates of hell are guarded by fierce beasts, and in Ojibway, Finnish, Greek, Papuan and Japanese myths no mortal visitor may escape from Hades who has once tasted the food of the dead.

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  • It can hardly be expected that zebras and bontequaggas fresh from their native mountains and plains can be brought into competition as beasts of burden and draught with horses and asses, whose useful qualities have been augmented by the training of thousands of generations of progenitors.

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  • Should the caravanserai be a small one, the merchants and their goods alone find place within, the beasts of burden being left outside.

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  • Its façade is remarkable for its richly sculptured decorations of grotesque figures and beasts, which are of two different dates, about 1000 and about 1200.

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  • There are no large beasts of prey, and neither the elephant, the rhinoceros nor the tapir is represented.

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  • I will teach you to kill without mercy and turn the humans into obedient beasts.

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  • Non-sentient beasts that kill, she replied.

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  • Few people posed the question of whether we should be handing out such barbarity to beasts.

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  • However, only characters with the summoner job class can summon the sacred beasts.

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  • And so they are brute beasts who are driven by passion.

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  • Why has the populous city become an habitation for the beasts of the desert?

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  • So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.

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  • The heads of various beasts are mounted on the walls alongside antique weapons and heraldic insignia.

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  • This may have been true in Britain during earlier interglacials, when the great beasts of the Paleolithic era required large areas of grassland.

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  • Above, on the roof of the hall is a beautifully carved wooden louver, with nine golden vanes supported by beasts.

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  • They are very peculiar beasts, aren't they?

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  • Surely the reliques of this worthy prelate deserved a more reverend respect even among savage beasts.

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  • The king of the beasts lies at his feet, contentedly purring.

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  • The constant repetition of work caused through lack of facilities in the house make them almost beasts of burden.. .

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  • They emerge to the edge of the ice where beasts like the mammoth and the wooly rhino lived among the scrub.

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  • The railroad boasts an impressive locomotive roster including three Double Fairlie engines - the only line in the world still operating these fascinating beasts.

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  • Tallis argued that many beasts have sentience but no knowledge and thus could not be described as having consciousness.

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  • The Restraint of Beasts tells a very simple story which shouldn't go unread.

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  • The toughest beasts in Africa, pound for pound, are the blue wildebeest and the zebra.

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  • Elisabeth was found in 1876 a fine mosaic in black on a white ground representing Orpheus in the midst of the beasts (Notizie degli scavi, 1876,181; 1877 309).

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  • Any dishonest use of the flock had to be repaid ten-fold, but loss by disease or wild beasts fell on the owner.

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  • Thus man approaches the beasts, and the animal kingdom is nearly joined with the vegetable, and so on down to the lowest and " most inorganical parts of matter."

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  • The blood of the victim may be drunk by the priest as a means of inducing inspiration, its entrails may be employed in divination, its flesh consumed in a common meal, exposed to the birds and beasts of prey or buried in the earth.

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  • These were at first purely symbolical, meaningless to any but a Christian eye, such as the Vine, the Good Shepherd, the Sheep, the Fisherman, the Fish, &c. Even the personages of ancient mythology were pressed into the service of early Christian art, and Orpheus, taming the wild beasts with his lyre, symbolized the peaceful sway of Christ; and Ulysses, deaf to the Siren's song, represented the Believer triumphing over the allurements of sensual pleasure.

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  • In a later hymn Amen-Ra is confessed as " the good god beloved, maker of men, creator of beasts, maker of things below and above, lord of mercy most loving."

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  • For a time Poland proper became a smoking wilderness, and wild beasts made their lairs in the ruined and desecrated churches.

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  • In the same way the reflexion-soul is thought to be subject to a malice of enemies or attacks of beasts and has been the cause of superstitions which in one form or another exist to-day.

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  • Nor are its dimensions (460 by 345 ft.) such as to place it in the first rank of structures of this class, nor are there any underground chambers below the arena, with devices for raising wild beasts, &c. But, as we learn from the case of their squabble with the people of Nuceria, the games celebrated in the amphitheatre on grand occasions would be visited by large numbers from the neighbouring towns.

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  • The sacred beasts in the various temples, tame as far as possible, were of almost every conceivable variety, from the vulture to the swallow or the goose, from the lion to the shrew-mouse, from the hippopotamus to the sheep and the monkey, from the crocodile to the tortoise and the cobra, from the carp to the eel; the scorpion and the scarab beetle were perhaps the strangest in this strange company of deities.

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  • Sheep and goats are bred throughout the country; but the breeding of the beasts of burden (donkeys, horses, camels) is chiefly in the hands of the Bedouin.

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  • Characteristic of the high mountainous region are the arctic fox, the glutton and the lemming, whose singular intermittent migrations to the lowlands have a considerable temporary influence on the distribution of beasts and birds of prey.

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  • Her chief function, however, was to see that the beasts of burden were duly fed, and to protect them against accidents and malicious influence.

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  • But an insidious change in its once healthy climate had begun to work its decay; the area of cultivated land round it had shrunk to vanishing point, jungle haunted by wild beasts taking its place; and in 1813 its ruin was completed by a sudden change in the course of the Bhagirathi, which formed a new channel 3 m.

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  • A very common class of myths (see ToTEMrsM) assures us that certain stocks of men are descended from beasts, or from gods in the shape of beasts.

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  • Of these formulae '(chosen because illustrated by Greek heroic legends) - (I) is a sanction of barbarous nuptial etiquette; (2) is an obvious ordinary incident; (3) is moral, and both (3) and (1) may pair off with all the myths of the origin of death from the infringement of a taboo or sacred command; (4) would naturally occur wherever, as on the West Coast of Africa, human victims have been offered to sharks or other beasts; (5) the story of flight from a horrible crime, occurs in some stellar myths, and is an easy and natural invention; (6) flight from wizard father or husband, is found in Bushman and Namaqua myth, where the husband is an elephant; (7) success of youngest brother, may have been an explanation and sanction of " tungsten-recht " - Maui in New Zealand is an example, and Herodotus found the story among the Scythians; (8) the bride given to successful adventurer, is consonant with heroic manners as late as Homer; (9) is no less consonant with the belief that beasts have human sentiments and supernatural powers; (to) the " strong man," is found among Eskimo and Zulus, and was an obvious invention when strength was the most admired of qualities; (II) the baffled ogre, is found among Basques and Irish, and turns on a form of punning which inspires an " ananzi " story in West Africa; (12) descent into Hades, is the natural result of the savage conception of Hades, and the tale is told of actual living people in the Solomon Islands and in New Caledonia; Eskimo Angekoks can and do descend into Hades - it is the prerogative of the necromantic magician; (13) " the false bride," found among the Zulus, does not permit of such easy explanation - naturally, in Zululand, the false bride is an animal; (14) the bride accused of bearing be 1st-children, has already been disposed of; the belief is inevitable where no distinction worth mentioning is taken between men and animals.

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  • Its façade is remarkable for its richly sculptured decorations of grotesque figures and beasts, which are of two different dates, about 1000 and about 1200.

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  • Early religion, among its many objects of worship, includes beasts (see Animal-Worship), considered, in the more refined theology of the later Greeks and Romans, as metamorphoses of the great gods.

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  • We don't wish to be eaten by such awful beasts.

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  • These royal beasts are both warm friends of little Dorothy and have come to the Emerald City this morning to welcome her to our fairyland.

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  • Some of this dust was kneaded by the feet and wheels, while the rest rose and hung like a cloud over the troops, settling in eyes, ears, hair, and nostrils, and worst of all in the lungs of the men and beasts as they moved along that road.

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  • The people are like wild beasts!

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  • When downloaded onto a PC these rampaging beasts copy files held on the hard disk and e-mail them to another address !

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  • A number of ravening beasts coming from he knew not where rushed to attack him.

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  • The constant repetition of work caused through lack of facilities in the house make them almost beasts of burden...

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  • The Bovill arms decorate Monyash font, sculpted too with beasts resembling a lion and tiger.

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  • The spandrels of the arcade have some amusing beasts.

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  • The Restraint of Beasts tells a very simple story which should n't go unread.

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  • Its more immediately striking characteristics are a wasting of the leg muscles - in beasts the hind limbs.

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  • Today, wild beasts are confined to the Theological Gardens.

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  • This was never an easy task - frequently I over wrung the wretched beasts ' neck in a vain effort to reduce post-death spasms.

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  • Pre teenagers are characterized as mood-swinging beasts that experience such an increased feeling of independence they are deemed uncontrollable.

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  • A griffon is a legendary creature reputed to have the heart of a lion and the soul of an eagle, thereby capturing the most majestic essences of both the king of beasts and the king of birds.

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  • Help vanquish the mysterious Twilight beasts from the peaceful land and roam across a massive landscape as you enjoy the deep storyline and over 50 hours of gameplay.

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  • There's nothing wrong with that, but you'll also meet some tubby beasts who like to spit mud/vomit/pee-whatever it is that will burn you.

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  • He needs to search the island to find her, surviving through dense jungle, wild ferocious beasts and difficult obstacles.

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  • Later on, you manage all sorts of different beasts, and it is here that you start to amass some real money.

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  • As you encounter countless beasts, monsters, and grotesque creatures, your character -- understandably -- goes a little crazy.

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  • Without your Elemental beasts to help you, you cannot make another attempt to get your family back.

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  • The book also holds information on the various Elemental beasts you will inherit.

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  • Play as Kong, swing through the jungle and battle V-Rex, giant snakes and flying beasts.

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  • After much work, he has made six of these altered beasts, affectionately known as the "imperfects".

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  • Play as Kong, swinging through the jungle and battling V-Rex, giant snakes and flying beasts.

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  • Climbing up these monstrous beasts is a challenge in itself.

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  • There is mystical and dramatic music playing while traveling and encountering the huge beasts.

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  • Climb these monstrous beasts and exploit their weaknesses.

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  • Lucy is the youngest, but has the ability to heal the group and tame wild beasts.

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  • Bacteria, the little beasts that cause food-related illnesses, need oxygen, moisture and moderate heat to survive and multiply.

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  • An old man was able to convince Nian to eat beasts of prey instead of people.

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  • This caused the beasts to be scared away from the people and into the forests with Nian close behind.

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  • Even given these statistics, getting noticed and finding the perfect partner can be two different beasts.

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  • Today's generation is filled with elementary school boys who can always be found with their plastic toy dinosaurs or surfing the Internet for information about these beasts who once ruled the world.

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  • Sigourney Weaver fires big guns and battles big beasts as she tries to survive the alien attacks.

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  • Vin Diesel has also revealed that moviegoers should expect long fight scenes between an isolated Riddick and various beasts and out-of-this-world monsters.

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  • Although stories of men changing into beasts exist in almost all cultures, the most familiar werewolf myths are those rooted in Europe.

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  • Traditionally, eagle tattoos are realistic representations of majestic birds - but they can also be abstract designs, simple line drawings, or portraits of fantastic beasts.

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  • Here, gladiators fought other humans, beasts or machines for in bloody battles.

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  • But soon, as we readers discovered, he clarified that hobbits weren't den beasts that dug out burrows to house their litters, but little people who built their homes underground.

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  • When she returns to the sanctuary of home away from home, her siblings do not believe her until they too enter the wardrobe and the world of Narnia, where creatures from mythology and beasts of the wild talk and work together.

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  • He showed that not only as regards beasts, but also as regards birds, these regions are thus sharply limited.

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  • Australia has no apes, monkeys or baboons, and no ruminant beasts.

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  • In most places the jungle is so dense that it is impossible to force a way through it without the aid of a wood-knife, and even the wild beasts use well-worn game-tracks through the forest.

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  • The mines near the city are very productive, and thousands of men and beasts are employed in transporting lead, iron, copper, zinc and sulphur to the coast.

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  • In 306 the emperor Constantine the Great caused multitudes of Frankish prisoners to be thrown to the beasts here, and in 313 made a similar spectacle of the captive Bructeri.

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  • From the 6th century onwards he was looked upon as one of the chief poets and musicians of antiquity, the inventor or perfecter of the lyre, who by his music and singing was able not only to charm the wild beasts, but even to draw the trees and rocks from their places, and to arrest the rivers in their course.

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  • They hunt the beasts of prey destructive to their flocks, and form armed bands for protection against marauders or for purposes of aggression on weaker sedentary neighbours.

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  • This was split open by a thunderbolt, the old man sacrificing himself to save the lives of those who were inside, and from it there issued the progenitors of the present races of men, beasts, birds, fishes and plants.

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  • All the world over it is held that such people can assume the form of animals; sometimes the power of the shaman is held to depend on his being able to summon his familiar; among the Ostiaks the shaman's coat was covered with representations of birds and beasts; two bear's claws were on his hands; his wand was covered with mouse-skin; when he wished to divine he beat his drum till a black bird appeared and perched on his hut; then the shaman swooned, the bird vanished, and the divination could begin.

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  • Joskeha made the beasts and also men.

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  • Among the moral virtues which take the place of the beasts are Truth, Prudence, Wisdom, Law and Universal Judgment, and in the explanation of what these mean Bruno unfolds the inner essence of his system.

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  • All the wild beasts and monstrous creatures commemorated in current legend were to be found in his dominions, as well as all the wild and eccentric races of men of whom strange stories were told, including those unclean nations whom Alexander Magnus walled up among the mountains of the north, and who were to come forth at the latter day - and so were the Amazons and the Bragmans.

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  • All the Baganda belong to one or other of twenty-nine clans, or " Bika, " which are named after and have as totem familiar beasts, birds, fish or vegetables.

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  • Nicander of Colophon has also left us two epics, one on remedies for poisons, the other on the bites of venomous beasts.

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  • The well-preserved amphitheatre, the subterranean parts of which below the arena are intact, with a main passage down the centre, a curved passage all round with holes for trap doors in its roof, and numerous small chambers, also with trap doors in their vaulted roofs for admitting the wild beasts, whose cages were on the other side of the curved passage, to the arena, are especially interesting.

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  • Perhaps the earliest known instance of his prominent appearance of large size in the sculptures of the temples is under Tahraka, at Jebel Barkal, Nubia, at the beginning of the 7th century B.C. As the protector of children and others he is the enemy of noxious beasts, such as lions, crocodiles, serpents and scorpions.

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  • Then follows the creation, when the creators said " Earth," and the earth was formed like a cloud or a fog, and the mountains appeared like lobsters from the water, cypress and pine covered the hills and valleys, and their forests were peopled with beasts and birds, but these could not speak the name of their creators, but could only chatter and croak.

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  • The common soldiers went into battle brilliant in savage war-paint, but those of higher rank had helmets like birds and beasts of prey, armour of gold and silver, wooden greaves, and especially the ichcapilli, the quilted cotton tunic two fingers thick, so serviceable as a protection from arrows that the Spanish invaders were glad to adopt it.

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  • Jim hesitated, eyeing the beasts fearfully.

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