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Amazon Women {Conclusion}

EVEN when divested of adventitious adornments, there remains a remarkable body of evidence as to the widely prevailing belief in the existence of countries, districts, or islands populated solely by women. 10,244 more words

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THE AMAZON STONES

AN outstanding fact connected with the traditions of Amazons in South America is that most travellers refer, like Sir Walter Raleigh and de la Condamine, to certain green stones, some form of jade, which the Indians were understood to declare they obtained from “the women who live without husbands.” De la Condamine saw many of these stones in different parts of the country, and always received the same explanation as to their origin. 3,367 more words

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MODERN AMAZONS OF THE CAUCASUS

FROM age to age memories of the Amazons persistently clung to the Pontus, to the whole of the Caucasian range of mountains and the regions immediately beyond, or those coming within their influence. 2,618 more words

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AMAZONS IN FAR ASIA

AMAZONS, as portrayed for us by the Greeks, belonged, at all events in the fulness of their development, to Asia Minor, we might almost say to Pontus, yet traditions of their excursions to the Farthest East existed. 6,331 more words

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THE AMAZONS OF ANTIQUITY

RUNNING through the works of early Greek writers we find a moving and circumstantial story of the rise and fall of a nation of women, who, having been deprived of their husbands, sons, and brothers through the fortunes of battle, and then persecuted by the cruelty of their enemies, took up arms to avenge their wrongs. 10,598 more words

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Hermetic Pharmacology, Chemistry, and Therapeutics

THE art of healing was originally one of the secret sciences of the priestcraft, and the mystery of its source is obscured by the same veil which hides the genesis of religious belief. 6,222 more words

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THE CARE AND FEEDING OF THE WITCH BROOM.

As Witches, we need to be aware of the Ancient Broom Lore
that has been passed down to us from those wonderful Crones of the past. 5,152 more words

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