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 Hu’man Race (h soft).Humanita’rians. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Human Sacrifice.
A custom still subsisting seems to prove that the Egyptians formerly sacrificed a young virgin to the god of the Nile, for they now make a statue of clay in shape of a girl, which they call the “betrothed bride,” and throw it into the river. (Savary.)   1

 Hu’man Race (h soft).Humanita’rians. 


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