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  • The goddess Irnina (a form of Ishtar, q.v.) in revenge kills Eabani, and the balance of the epic is taken up with Gilgamesh's lament for his friend, his wanderings in quest of a remote ancestor, Ut-Napishtim, from whom he hopes to learn how he may escape the fate of Eabani, and his finally learning from his friend of the sad fate in store for all mortals except the favourites of the god, like Ut-Napishtim, to whom immortal life is vouchsafed as a special boon.
  • Wanderings in the Wilds of South-Western Africa (1856); David I Unless otherwise stated the place of publication is London.
  • It must be borne in mind that the Boers of every grade have always been more or less sedulously instructed in religious subjects, at all events to the extent required to fit them for formal membership of their church, and in all their wanderings they have usually been attended by their pastors.
  • The late references to this tribe in the Israelite wanderings in the wilderness are of little value.
  • Unsuccessful in his search, he came in the course of his wanderings to Delphi, where he consulted the oracle.
 

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