Story: The hartebeest resembles the Mantis
The hartebeest resembles the Mantis
The hartebeest's head resembles that of |kaggen (the Mantis), so it feels itself to be 'Mantis's thing'. Some remarkable superstitions concerning the Hartebeest, whose head is said to resemble that of the Mantis; and also a curious charm made from the foot of the Hartebeest, and used by Bushman women for their children as a protection against the Mantis (L V.-6. 4414 rev.-4418 rev.).
1) See The hartebeest and the eland belong to the Mantis and More about the hartebeest and A mother's prohibitions with regard to the hartebeest and her child and The Mantis turned into a hartebeest, 2) This story is found in Book V-6
19 March 1875
hartebeest (resembles |kaggen) , hartebeest (is |kaggen's thing) , hartebeest (its head resembles |kaggen's) , hartebeest (|xam beliefs regarding) , |kaggen (the Mantis) , |kaggen (and the hartebeest) , |kaggen (the hartebeest resembles) , |kaggen (the hartebeest is his thing) , |kaggen (his things)
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