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" Man's craving to know the causes at work in each event he witnesses, the reasons why each state of things he surveys is such as it is and no other, is no product of high civilisation, but a characteristic of his race down to its lowest stages. Among rude... "
Myth, Ritual and Religion - Page 89
by Andrew Lang - 1899 - 719 pages
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The Andover review, eds. E.C. Smyth [and others].

Egbert Coffin Smyth - 1884
...other, is no product of high civilization, but a characteristic of his race down to its lowest stage. Among rude savages it is already an intellectual appetite...moments not engrossed by war or sport, food or sleep." I have quoted this only as bearing upon the question of the early or late development of the desire...
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Myth, Ritual and Religion, Volume 1

Andrew Lang - Mythology - 1887 - 713 pages
...Nights with Uncle Remus. a Steller, p. 267. Cf. Farrer's Primitive Manners, p. 274. 3 Op. cit., p. 275. event he witnesses, the reasons why each state of...Australian, scientific speculation has its germ in actual experience." l It will be shown later that the food of the savage intellectual appetite is offered...
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Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology ..., Volume 1

Edward Burnett Tylor - Animism - 1889 - 502 pages
...each state of things he surr* vej's is such as it is and no other, is no product of high civilization, but a characteristic of his race down to its lowest...satisfaction claims many of the moments not engrossed hy war or sport, food or sleep. Even to the Botocudo or Australian, scientific speculation has its...
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On Truth: A Systematic Inquiry

St. George Jackson Mivart - Idealism - 1889 - 580 pages
...civilization, but a characteristic of his race down to its lowest stage. Among rude savages it is still an intellectual appetite whose satisfaction claims many of the moments not engrossed by war, sport, food, or sleep." t What can more plainly indicate the presence of true intellect than the apprehension...
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Post Meridiana: Afternoon Essays

Sir Herbert Maxwell - Essays - 1895 - 356 pages
...it is and no other, is no product of high civilisation, but a characteristic of his race down to the lowest stages. Among rude savages it is already an...satisfaction claims many of the moments not engrossed in war or sport, food or sleep. It is true that among primitive races this craving has to be put off...
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Myth, Ritual and Religion, Volume 1

Andrew Lang - Myth - 1899 - 719 pages
...to existing savages, we may consider them overweighed by the evidence, and we may believe in a na1ve savage curiosity about the world and desire for explanations...Australian, scientific speculation has its germ in actual experience." 3 It will be shown later that the food of the savage intellectual appetite is offered...
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Myth, Ritual and Religion, Volume 1

Andrew Lang - Mythology - 1901
...phenomenon or other, the argument against early man's curiosity and vivacity of intellect is rather injured, even if the Amazonian myths were imported...that the food of the savage intellectual appetite is ottered and consumed in the shape of explanatory myths. 1 See Amazonian Tortoise-Myths, pp. 6, 87,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 198

1893
...is and no other, is no product of high civilization, but a characteristic of liis race down to the lowest stages. Among rude savages it is already an...satisfaction claims many of the moments not engrossed in war or sport, food or sleep. It is true that among primitive races this craving has to be put off...
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Theorizing about Myth

Robert Alan Segal - Social Science - 1999 - 184 pages
...lowest stages" (PC, 1:368-69). More than idle curiosity, the quest for knowledge among even primitives "is already an intellectual appetite whose satisfaction...moments not engrossed by war or sport, food or sleep" (PC, 1:369). Tylor acknowledges an emotional as well as an intellectual side of religion, but he deems...
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Thinking Through Myths: Philosophical Perspectives

Kevin Schilbrack - Religion - 2002 - 217 pages
...lowest stages" (1958: I, 368-9). More than idle curiosity, the quest for knowledge among even primitives "is already an intellectual appetite whose satisfaction...moments not engrossed by war or sport, food or sleep" (1958: I, 369). Tylor acknowledges an emotional side to religion, but he deems the intellectual side...
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