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Rapport Du Comite Consultatif; Report of the Advisory Committee Volume 32 (Paperback) Loot Price: R480
Discovery Miles 4 800
Rapport Du Comite Consultatif; Report of the Advisory Committee Volume 32 (Paperback): American Folklore Society
Rapport Du Comite Consultatif; Report of the Advisory Committee Volume 32 (Paperback): American Folklore Society

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Rapport Du Comite Consultatif; Report of the Advisory Committee Volume 32 (Paperback)

American Folklore Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...one related to him. Take him home There are seven brothers; he is the eighth." The youth was very glad. The old man said, "Each girl shall give him two quills, so that he can go as fast as you." They started all together. All at once he recognized the spot where he and his brothers had lived. They all landed together. Then he went ahead to the camp, leaving the girls behind. He saw nothing but ashes, tracks of animals, birds, bears, rabbits, squirrels, and gophers leading to the tent. He put his head inside and called his brothers. He said, "I have come home " The brothers replied, "That is what these animals say to fool us," and they threw ashes in his eyes. He spoke again, and the same thing happened. FirstBorn, however, said, "It has never happened that the same words were repeated twice." He opened his eyes with his fingers, for they were swollen from weeping, and he saw his youngest brother. He cried, "Our poor brother has come home " He cleaned the tent and set it in order. Then the youngest brother went out, after telling his brothers that he had married the youngest girl. He brought in the next elder one, and gave her to his next elder brother. FirstBorn said, "Ann it is queer that the youngest brothers get married first." After this he called the other sisters in order, and gave them to his brothers in the order of age. Finally the eldest girl came in with a sounding-thimble dress. She sat down with First-Born. Then First-Born took his war-club and hit a mound near the door, crying, "I'll kill a bear " He killed one, and pulled it into the tent. He said, "That is the way to do when you are going to get married, aannh '" 5. Turtle's War-party.1...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: American Folklore Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 13mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 250
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-61484-8
Barcode: 9781130614848
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-130-61484-0

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