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Sir Edward Burnett. 1832–1917, British anthropologist; first professor of anthropology at Oxford (1896). His Primitive Culture (1871) became a standard work
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  • Mr. tylor's statement, of course, involves the opinion that the idea of creation is present to the Zulu mind.

    Magic and Religion Andrew Lang
  • The tree, in Mr. tylor's instance, was to be chopped to pieces.

    The Common Law Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • As far as possessing souls is concerned, Mr. tylor has proved that plants are as well equipped as men or beasts or minerals.

  • The author of Primitive Culture (Mr. tylor) rebels against this theory.

    Storyology Benjamin Taylor
  • For this we have, and Mr. tylor has cited, the evidence of Smith, before Jesuits arrived.

    Magic and Religion Andrew Lang
  • I have only summarised the full legend on the lines adopted by Dr. tylor.

    Folklore as an Historical Science George Laurence Gomme
  • Among these notions are “ideas of moral judgment and retribution after death,” which in Australia Mr. tylor marks as “imported.”

    The Homeric Hymns Andrew Lang
  • Mr. tylor proceeds to prove this by examples from Greenland, and the Algonkins.

  • The subject has been treated with his usual judgment and learning by Mr. tylor in his “Primitive Culture,” ii.

    Russian Fairy Tales W. R. S. Ralston
  • Spiritism, as Dr. tylor says, is but a revival of old savage animism.

    Bible Studies Joseph M. Wheeler

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