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Legends of the Konkan

1909

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them their orders placed the half bewildered insect on the soft back of the king gull and in less than a ghutka (24 minutes) the bee was buzzing round the mighty bow as it hung aloft in company with thousands of others of the insect tribe ! Carefully selecting the spot at which he could commence work the carpenter setled on the branch and waited till it was dark and all the other clouds o [...] It would be tedious and indeed is unnecessary to sketch the downfall of the Portuguese the rise of the British raj " the collapse of the Maratha Empire the subjugation of the great pirates Angria and the Hahshi obviously these were not times in which husbandry could flourish or population increase however much commerce might expand from the Indian Ocean to the Eastern Highlands. [...] We die ! "—raising both arms with clenched fists to heaven—" but may the wrath of the great Ishwar may the curse of 13howtmee descend upon thee and thine !" No cries of " Jey Sumbhajee ! " then but a deadly gloom over the whole assemblage—a silence broken only by the guttural curses of the Miwalees and the clash of shields."42 LEGEND OF :UIGHUR. [...] On the further or eastern side of Pertabghur in the valley beneath the Fort and Mahableshwar not far from where the travellers bungalow now stands at Werra is the site of the celebrated encounter between Siwajee and :Wool Khan the Mogul General. [...] He had raised it glittering in the sun's rays when suddenly the Bishis of Juth and Phultun rushed upon them with fierce yell slew them like sheep shouting Jey Bh! In the midst of the turmoil the Leviathans rose from their lair in the morass ; the male promptly swallowed the priest knife and all—his mate gulped down another—and the Sambhur gored half a dozen of the wounded to his heart's cont

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Preface i-vi Arthur Crawford

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Chapter I. Prologue 1-5 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter II. Legend of the Hart-Lot Ghaut.—Part I 6-15 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter III Legend of the Hart-Lot Ghaut.—Part II 16-22 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter IV The Chitpawan Legend 23-30 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter V. How Pareshram Cursed the Konkan 31-37 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter VI. Legend of Raighur 38-47 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter VII.The Legend of Wasota 48-63 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter VIII. The White Tigers 64-77 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter IX. The Legend of Mhaiputghur Fort 78-83 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter X. The Legend of Rissalghur Soomalghur and Mandanghur 84-89 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XI. “Treasure Legends” 90-93 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XII. The Legend Of Jyghur 94-101 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XIII. The Legend of Dabhol 102-117 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XIV. The Legend of Ratnagiri 118-130 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XV. The Legend of Ratnagiri 131-138 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XVI. The Mahant Swami of Nipani at Chiplun Part I 139-146 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XVII. The Mahant Swami At Chiplun.—Part II 147-159 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XVIII The Legend of Bhyrooghur 160-174 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XIX. The Legend of Dhopeshwur 175-193 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XX. The Legend Of Viziadroog (Gheria) and the Phonda Ghaut 194-226 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XXI. The Legend of Sindi-Droog 227-249 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XXII 250-260 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XXIII. The Kidnapping Nawab 261-276 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XXIV. A True Tale of a Persecuted Mussulman Official 277-286 Arthur Crawford

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Chapter XXV. A Terrible Tale of the Sea 287-300 Arthur Crawford

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Backmatter i-vi Arthur Crawford

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SARF Document ID
sarf.144128

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