Sentence Examples

  • The museum contains one of the best existing collections of Maori art.
  • Many of the myths of the origin of the divine beings are on a level with the Maori theory that Heaven and Earth begat them in the ordinary way.
  • In Maori mythology it is more than usually difficult to keep apart the origin of the world and the origin and nature of the gods.
  • The whole system, as far as it can be called a system, of Maori mythology is obviously based on the savage conceptions of the world which have already been explained.
  • The Mexican and Peruvian civilizations were far ahead of Maori culture, in so far as they possessed the elements of a much more settled and highly-organized society.