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" When a conflagration takes place, a supernatural impulse seizes on the cats. For the Egyptians, standing at a distance, take care of the cats, and neglect to put out the fire ; but the cats, making their escape, and leaping over the men, throw themselves... "
Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ... - Page 120
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
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The History of Herodotus, literally tr. by a graduate of the university

Herodotus - 1824
...and being very desirous of more, begins again to follow the male ; for this creature is exceedingly fond of its young. When a conflagration takes place, a supernatural" impulse seizes on the cats. For though the Egyptians standing at a distance neglect the progress of the flames, and take much greater...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
...impose. But whoever kills an ibis or a hawk, whether wilfully or by accident, must necessarily be put to death. 66. Although the domesticated animals are many,...Egyptians. In whatever house a cat dies of a natural death, all the family shave their eyebrows only ; but if a dog die, they shave the whole body and the...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...impose. But whoever kills an ibis or a hawk, whether wilfully or by accident, must necessarily be put to death. 66. Although the domesticated animals are many,...Egyptians. In whatever house a cat dies of a natural death, all the family shave their eyebrows only ; but if a dog die, they shave the whole body and the...
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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor)., Volume 9

1873
...habits of the cat, he writes as follows : — " When a fire takes place, a supernatural impulse seizes the cats. For the Egyptians, standing at a distance, take care of the cats, and neglect to quench the fire : but the cats make their escape, and, leaping over the men, cast themselves into the...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1868 - 613 pages
...animals are many, they would be much more numerous were it not for the following accidents which befall the cats. When the females have littered, they no...Egyptians. In whatever house a cat dies of a natural death, all the family shave their eyebrows only ; but if a dog die, they shave the whole body and the...
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Bible Animals: Being a Description of Every Living Creature Mentioned in the ...

John George Wood - 1869 - 652 pages
...habits of the Cat, and writes -as follows : " When a fire takes place, a supernatural impulse seizes the cats. For the Egyptians, standing at a distance, take care of the cats and neglect to quench the fire ; but the cats make their escape, and leaping over the men, cast themselves into the...
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Bible Animals: Being a Description of Every Living Creature Mentioned in the ...

1870 - 652 pages
...habits of the Cat, and writes as follows : " When a fire takes place, a supernatural impulse seizes the cats. For the Egyptians, standing at a distance, take care of the cats and neglect to quench the fire ; but the cats make their escape, and leaping over the men, cast themselves into the...
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Domestic Animals of the Bible (from "Bible Animals")

John George Wood - 1887 - 256 pages
...habits of the Cat, and writes as follows : " When a fire takes place, a supernatural impulse seizes the cats. For the Egyptians, standing at a distance, take care of the cats and neglect to quench the fire ; but the cats make their escape, and leaping over the men, cast themselves into the...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1892 - 613 pages
...and carried them away secretly, they kill them, though, when they have killed them, they do not cat them. The females, being deprived of their young,...Egyptians. In whatever house a cat dies of a natural death, all the family shave their eyebrows only ; but if a dog die, they shave the whole body and the...
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Heredity and Human Progress

W. Duncan McKim - 1900 - 283 pages
...Egyptians,—whose reverence for animal life was a national worship,—Herodotus mentions the following: " When a conflagration takes place, a supernatural impulse...great lamentations are made among the Egyptians." 1 Very similar are the procedures of our sentimental philanthropists and the ensuing result. Instead...
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