The Principles of Sociology, Band 6,Ausgabe 1877

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Williams and Norgate, 1877 - 1580 Seiten
 

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Seite 256 - Receive the Holy Ghost for the Office and work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the Imposition of our hands. Whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven; and whose sins thou dost retain, they are retained.
Seite 746 - were made for labour; one of them can carry, or haul, as much as two men can do. They also pitch our tents, make and mend our clothing, keep us warm at night; and, in fact, there is no such thing as travelling any considerable distance, or for any length of time, in this country, without their assistance.
Seite 610 - Art goes yet further, imitating that rational and most excellent work of nature, man ; for by art is created that great leviathan, called a Commonwealth, or State, (in Latin Ciutas) which is but an artificial man...
Seite 326 - There is scarcely an hour in a pleasant day, but more or less of these women may be seen sitting or lying by the skull of their child or husband, talking to it in the most pleasant and endearing language that they can use (as they were wont to do in former days), and seemingly getting an answer back.
Seite 96 - Yet they seldom lose oxen : the way in which they discover the loss of one is not by the number of the herd being diminished, but by the absence of a face which they know.
Seite 780 - His depravity is the greatest ; intrigue fills up all the moments not devoted to intoxication."* Speke has just about the same sort of story to tell. Nakedness, nastiness, and immorality...
Seite 641 - ... or of rites which furnish evidence of its former existence. Mr. M'Lennan traces it to infanticide, which by "rendering women scarce, led at once to polyandry within the tribe, and the capturing of women from without.
Seite 466 - Thus we consistently regard a society as an entity, because, though formed of discrete units, a certain concreteness in the aggregate of them is implied by the general persistence of the arrangements among them throughout the area occupied. And it is this trait which yields our idea of a society.
Seite 670 - If there be four or five brothers, and one of them, being old enough, gets married, his wife claims all the other brothers as her husbands, and as they successively attain manhood, she consorts with them ;• or if the wife has one or more younger sisters, they in turn, on attaining a marriageable- age, become the wives of their sister's husband or husbands ; and thus in a family of several brothers there may be-, according to circumstances, only one wife for them all, or many ; but, one or more,...
Seite 295 - By our cattle, our flocks, our pigs, and our grain we procured a victim and offered a sacrifice. Do you now enrich us. Let our herds be so numerous that they cannot be housed...

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