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  • The word was probably brought into general use by C. de Brosses, author of Du culte des dieux fetiches (1760), but it is frequently used by W.
  • Cushing, on " Zuni Fetiches " in Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, Washington, 188 3, p. 9.
  • Thomas Taylor, at the end of the i 8th century, indulged in much mystical allegorizing of myths, as in the notes to his translation of Pausanias (1794) At an earlier date (1760) De Brosses struck on the true line of interpretation in his little work Du Culte des dieux fetiches, ou parallele de l'ancienne religion de l'Egypte avec la religion actuelle de Nigritie.

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