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Cannibalism: religious origin of, 183 f.,
184; in India, 185 f.; in Feejee,
187; in North America, 187 f., 308;
in Central and South America,
180 f.; in Europe, 189 f.
Caste-distinctions lost in communion,
161 ff.

Catiline's blood-covenant, 60 f.

stamp on outside cover.)

(See

Christ, his blood, fulfillment of human
desire, 271-286.

Christians, charges of cannibalism
against, 321.

Circumcision, a mode of blood-cove-
nanting, 215-223, 237; its modern
methods, 218 f.

Clasped hands: a relic of the covenant,
328, 340. See Hands.
Classics, references to blood-covenant in,

58-65, 267, 297, 312.
Communion: through blood, 147 ff.; in
China, 148 ff.; in Assyria, 168 f.;
divine-human, in Egypt, 172. See
Altar; Banquet; Union. In Christ,
foretold, 275-278; instituted, 280-
284; realized, 285 f.

Covenant, between those of different
religions, 7. See Blood-covenant.
Covenant of Bread, its symbolism, 293,

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313.

Cry of blood from the ground, 212.
Cutting covenant: meaning of term,

267 f., 322; between Jacob and La-
ban, 269; in one's own body, 322; in
substitute victim, 322; both methods
in Borneo.

Cuttings in flesh, 218; in friendship, in
Zechariah, 341.

DAVID and Jonathan, covenanting,
269 ff.

Dead, blood-covenant with, 299.
Discerning the communion-body, 172.
Drinking of blood: in North America,

127; in Syria, 6; in Central Africa,
13, 28 ff.; in Europe, 41, 60 f.; in
Madagascar, 44, 48; in Borneo, 49
f., 52; in Timor, 53; in Scythia, 59,
62, 126; in Egypt, 83; in India, 92
f.; in China, 123 f.; in France, 124:
in Italy, 124 f.; in language of Fel-
laheen, 130; among the Germans,
320; in Persia, 321; in Australia,
336; charge of, against Jews, 179,
321; charge of, against Christians,

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27 f., 32; of garments, 14, 270; of
arms, 270.

Evolution, or deterioration, 4.

FEATHERS, red, their significance, 328 f.
See Red as a symbol.

Feeding on the god: 176 f. See Com-
munion; Union.

Fiery cross its significance in Arabia,
317 f.; in Scotland, 319 ff.

Fire, a gift of the gods, 174.
Firstborn, blood of the, 156.

sacrifice of: in China, 150 f.; in
pre-emitic times, 166.

Food restrictions removed in commun-
ion in India, 161 ff.; in Assyria,
168.

Friend, closer than brother, 7 f., 10.
Friendship, blood. See Blood-covenant.

GIRDLE. See Belts.

Ghouls seeking life in blood, 114 f.
Giving blood: in proof of love, 85-92;
in worship, 89-93, 96.

Goel, pursuer, not avenger, of blood,
259-563; in Brazil, 325; in Aus-
tralia, 325 f.

Golden legend, Blood transference in,

118 ff.

HAND, bleeding, in Tunis, 342.
Hands: joined in blood, 12, 41 f., 235 f.;
clasped, token of, 328, 340 ff.
Healths, drinking of, relic of blood-
drinking, 201 f.

Heart: sacredness of, in Egypt, 99 ff.,

300 ff.; as life, outside of the body,
103 ff., 301 f.; sacredness of, in
Greece and Rome, 108 f.; epitome
of man, 107; the symbol of person-
ality, 204; new, is new life, 303; the
seat of the soul, 304; living, in pet-
rifactions, 305; source of life, 99 ff.;
of strength, 135; of manhood, 135;
of courage, 136.

Heart-eating among American In-
dians, 128; in British Guiana, 128;
in Australia, 129; in Africa, 129; in
Borneo, 129.

Heathen communions and the Christian
sacrament, 177.
Human sacrifices.

man.

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TOPICAL INDEX.

Inspiration through blood: in Homer,

113 ff.; in Norseland legends, 139
f.; on Pacific coast, 140 f.; in India,
141 f.
Isaac; his blood proffered, 225-230; his
covenant with Abimelech, 267 f.
Isis, blood of, 81 f., 233.

JACOB, his covenant with Laban, 268 f.
Jagan-natha, communion of, 163 f.
Jews, charged with human sacrifices,
178 f., 321.

Jezebel's fate, significance of, 312 f.
Jonathan and David, covenanting, 269 ff.

KALI, human sacrifices to, 158 f.
Khatan, one bound through bleeding,
222 f.

Krishna, communion of, 163 f.

LEPROSY: blood baths, for cure of, in

Syria, 116; in Egypt, 117, 324; in
medieval Europe, 117.
Life: blood is, 38, 57, 79 ff., 88 f., 99,
211-215, 241-263, 299 ff., 306.

from divine blood: in Egypt,
III f.; in Mexico, 111 f.; in Chaldea,
112; in Phoenicia, 112; in Greece,

112.

Life-transference in blood-transference,
126 ff. See Soul transference;
Transfusion of blood.
Liver: a symbol of life, 303 f.; proposed
derivations of the word, 304 f.; sym-
bolism of: as a blood-cistern, 303 f.;
as seat of emotion, 304; as congealed
blood, 304 f.; eaten, like the heart,
306.
Livingstone, Dr., making blood-friend-
ship, 13 ff.

MANDRAKES, Symbolism of, 11I.
Marriage, blood-drinking in, 191 ff., 332.
See Symbolic substitutes for blood;
wedding, ceremonies of.
Marriage-covenant, blood in, 192 f.
Milk-brothers, 11 f.

Moses his child's circumcision, 221 ff.;

his blood-covenant at Sinai, 238 ff.
NAME: a lost, 334; the new, 337 f.;
restitution for calling, of the dead,

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Noah's blood-giving, 212 ff.
Norseland legends, 41 ff., 88 f.

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ODIN and Lôké, in covenant, 39 ff.
Offerings of blood: in Egypt, 102 f.; in

America, 106 f.; in Greece and
Rome, 108 f.; in Phoenicia, 109; in
India, 109; in China, 109; in Arabia,
180.

One soul in two bodies, 38, 80, 92 f., 334.
Ordeal of touch: in the Nibelungen
Lied, 143 f.; in Denmark, 144 f.;
in Scotland, 145; in England, 146 f.;
in America, 147.
Otaheite, See Tahiti.

PASSOVER, Substitute blood of, 231 f.
Phoenicia, blood-giving in, 89 f.
Phylacteries, the token of blood-cove-

nant, 233-236; and amulet, 329.
Preserving blood, as life, 88 f., 337 f.
See Life, blood is.

Prohibition of blood-drinking, 214 f.; in
the Mosaic law, 240 f.; reason for,

312.

Prophecy, Blood as a means of, 113 ff.

QUICHÉ GOD, Tohil, his terms of cove-
nant, 174.

RA, communion with, in Amenti, 172,
333 f.

Ransoming by blood, 324 ff. See Goel.
Record of the divine blood-covenant,

298; of the covenant: among Amer-
ican Indians, 326 ff.

Red as a symbol of blood, in Egypt,
102 f., 173; in China, 196; the color,
its symbolism, 236 f. See also,
Feathers, red.

Revenger of blood. See Goel.
Ring symbolism of, 65-76, 330 ff.; in
Dayak divorce, 330; of flesh, 331.
Rosetta-stone of the covenant, 267.
Russia: customs in, 73; blood giving
in, 96.

SACRAMENT, Christian: its relation to

heathen communions, 177; fore-
shadowed in the Old Testament,
274 f.; instituted by Jesus, 281 ff.;
not a sacrifice, 292; a two-fold
covenant, 293.

of the Holy Food, 164.
Sacredness of blood: in Egypt, 99 ff.;
in America, 105 ff.; in India, 155.
See offerings of blood.

Sacrifice as communion, in China, 149
ff.; not necessarily expiatory, 166;
of Isaac, 224-230.

Sacrifices: Egyptian and Jewish, their
resemblance, 300.

human, among the Nahuas,
105 f.; among the Mayas, 106 f.; in

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India, 157 ff., 227; in Assyria, 166 f.;
of children, in Guatemala, 174; in
Arabia, 227; in the Norseland, 227;
in Great Britain, 227 f.

human and animal, succession
of: in China, 152; in India, 155 f.;
in the Brahmanical books, 157 f.
"Sacrificial part," blood the, 157 f.
Saffron, symbolism of, 77, 165.

water in wedding, 332; a sub-
stitute for blood, 195 f.
Saul, his phylacteries, 237 f.
Scarabæus, a symbol of heart, 100, 300.
Signing with blood, 93 ff.

Smoking, in inter-union, 51, 309.
Society Islands, brotherhoods in, 56 f.
Soul-transference by blood-transference,

312 f. See Life-transference, Trans-
fusion of blood.

Spiritual conceptions not innate, 311.
Stanley, Henry M., making blood-
friendship, 18-38.

Stone, white, and new name, 337.
Stones, living, 119 f., 307 f.

Striking a covenant, 59, 62; hands, in
covenant, 236, 341 f.

Substitute-blood offered: in Borneo, 52,

73; in Egypt, 72; in China, 148;
in South America, 177; in Bible
times, 211, 213; at Sinai, 239-258.
See Symbolic substitutes."
Sucking-brothers, 11 f.
Symbolic substitutes for blood, 191 ff.;

the assiratum, 63 ff.; arrack, 192;
coffee, 192; any ordinary spirit-
uous liquor, 193; saffron, 194, 332;
wine and honey, 196; chica, 197;
wine, 198 ff.; whisky, 316.
Symbols, scriptural and ethnic, their
relationship, 206.

TABLE-ALTAR: in Assyria, 167; in the

Old Testament, 167 f.; in the New
Testament, 292 f.

Thumbs bound, in covenant, 59,71, 331.
Token of passover covenant, 232. See

Covenant, token of the.
Touch, life by, of blood, 134 ff.
Transfusion of blood: 38 f.; modern

scientific, 115 f.; among Egyptians,
116 f.; among Hebrews, 116; among
Syrians, 116; in Tasmania, 126;
a cure for insanity, 133 f.
Transmigration of souls, origin of be-
lief in, 310.

Tree branch of, in the covenant, 35 ff.:

of the covenant, 53; the fiery cross
in Scotland, 317 ff.; the war-signal
in Arabia, 318. See Tree-planting.
Tree-planting in blood-covenant : in
Borneo, 53; in India, 165; in Bur-
mah, 313; in Israel, 316: traces of,
316 f.

Trial by blood: in the Nibelungen Lied,
143 f.; in Denmark, 144 f.; in Scot-
land, 145; in England, 146 f.; in
America, 147.

Turkey, blood-giving in, 85.
Types, insufficiency of, 252-258.

UARDA, citation from, 84.
Union (divine) through blood; in
Egypt, 333 f.; in the Norseland,
40 f.

(divine-human) through blood:
in Phoenicia, 89; in Armenia, 90;
in India, 92, 156 ff.; in Central
America, 90 f., 175 f.; in Russia,
95; in China, 148 f.; in Assyria,
167 f.; in Persia, 169 f.; in Egypt,
170 f.; in Guatemala, 174; in the
Mosaic ritual, 242-2 8; Abel's out-
reaching for it, 210 ff.; Noah's out-
reaching for it, 213 ff.; Abraham's
outreaching for it, 217-221; univer-
sal longing for it, 272; realized,
through Christ, 273-293, 342.

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(human) through blood: in Syria,
5-12; in Africa, 12-38; in the Norse-
land, 41 ff.; in Madagascar, 44-49;
in Borneo, 49-52, 73; in Timor, 52-
54 in Yucatan, 54 f.; in Brazil, 55;
in North America, 55 f., 339 f.; in
the South Sea Islands, 56 f.; in
Scythia, 59 f., 61 f.; in Armenia,
59 f.; in Arabia, 62 f.; in Egypt,
72, 77-84; in India, 156; in Tahiti,
338; in Central Africa, 338; in Bur-
mah, 314 f.

(Satanic-human) through blood:
among witches, 93 ff.; among won-
der-workers, 95.

Unity of the human race, 57, 96, 178 f.
VAMPIRES: seeking life in blood, 114 f.;

in the Old World and the New, 115.
Vicarious blood-absorption: 131 f.;
among the Araucanians, 131; among
the Abyssinians, 132; among the
Australians, 133.

Victim, representing a deity, 177 f.,
183 f

Vivifying power of blood. See Blood,
life-giving.

WAMPUM-BELTS, a covenant record, 326.
Water-of-saffron children, 195.
Wedding, ceremonies of, 69-74.
Wine, symbolism of, 63 ff., 73.
Witchcraft, blood in, 93 ff.
Witness-heap, 62, 266.

XOLOTL, rescues a lost race, 112.
YAJNA, great sacrifice of, 161 ff.
ZIPPORAH, her act of blood-giving, 222 f.
Zoroastrians, their communion, 169 f.

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