Anthropologia, in which are included the proceedings of the London anthropological society [ed. by R.S. Charnock and others].


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Page 432 - THE PRINCIPLES OF MENTAL PHYSIOLOGY. With their Applications to the Training and Discipline of the Mind, and the Study of its Morbid Conditions.
Page 418 - The physical or organic characters which distinguish the several races of men, are as old as the oldest records of our species.
Page 46 - President, in the chair. The minutes of the preceding meeting were read and confirmed, a list of donations was read, and the thanks of the meeting were voted to the donors.
Page 18 - BRABROOK, and unanimously resolved : — " That the thanks of the meeting be given to the President for his Address, and that it be printed in the Journal of the Institute.
Page 209 - ... agree that but one adult male " is seen in a band ; when the young male grows up, a contest " takes place for mastery, and the strongest, by killing and " driving out the others, establishes himself as the head of the
Page 77 - At a given signal from the native who had led out the couple, the bride darted suddenly into the first polog, and began a rapid flight around the tent, raising the curtains between the pologs successively, and passing under. The bridegroom instantly followed in hot pursuit ; but the women who were stationed in each compartment threw every possible impediment in his way, tripping up his unwary feet, holding down the curtains to prevent his passage, and applying the willow and alder switches unmercifully...
Page 164 - This desire for children led to offerings being made to ensure the coveted blessing, and to vows to be performed on its being obtained. The nature of the vow would undoubtedly have some reference to the thing desired; and, as 'related by an old Arabian traveller in India, " when a woman has made a vow for the purpose of having children, if she brings into the world a pretty daughter, she carries it to Bod (so they call the idol which they adore), and leaves it with him.
Page 12 - For, although the Egyptian has been much modified by civilization and admixture, he still retains the dark skin, the black, silky, wavy hair, the long skull, the fleshy lips, and broadish alae of the nose, which we know distinguished his remote ancestors, and which cause both him and them to approach the Australian and the 'Dasyu' more nearly than they do to any other form of mankind.
Page 77 - ... who had waited for him there. Mr. Kennan adds that "the intention of the whole ceremony was evidently to give the woman an opportunity to marry the man or not, as she chose, since it was obviously impossible for him to catch her under such circumstances, unless she voluntarily waited for him
Page 64 - The system of Druidism is thought to have been formed in Britain, and from thence carried over into Gaul ; and now those who wish to be more accurately versed in it, for the most part, go thither (ie to Britain) in order to become acquainted with it.

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