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When it thunders, they say that the "Jurupari" is angry, and their idea of natural death is that the "Jurupari" kills them.
"Jurupari," or Devil, whom they fear, and endeavour through their
When it came, I paged quickly to the index and looked up Jurupari — nothing!
I have always (at least since I first read that the name “Jurupari” had demonic associations) been obsessed with clearing up that etymological association and have always felt gypped by Heckel (and Natterer for that matter) for not having shared the entire story with us.
It might have been the snarling face of Jurupari, or perhaps a map, and it was wreathed with letters I did not know.
Their chief masker represents their demon Jurupari, but he does not appear to be treated with any particular respect.
On the 2d of July, in the morning, the jangada arrived at the foot of San Pablo d’Olivença, after having floated through the midst of numerous islands which in all seasons are clad with verdure and shaded with magnificent trees, and the chief of which bear the names of Jurupari, Rita, Maracanatena, and Cururu Sapo.
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