7 edition of Tail of the elephant found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -376) and index.
|Series||A California sesquicentennial publication|
|Contributions||Nevada County Historical Society (Nevada County, Calif.)|
|LC Classifications||F593 .N48 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 386 p. :|
|Number of Pages||386|
|ISBN 10||0915641089, 0915641097|
|LC Control Number||97035578|
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The phrase seeing the elephant is an Americanism which refers to gaining experience of the world at a significant cost. It was a popular expression of the mid to late 19th century throughout the United States in the Mexican–American War, the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, the American Civil War, the Gold Rush, and the Westward Expansion Trails (Oregon Trail, California Trail, Mormon Trail). Buy the book in English on Amazon(US): Kindle: _____ Find out how a flying elephant changes the life of a poor farmer. The Flying Elephant A Bhili folktale A sugarcane.
There is no name recorded for the second elephant. In June of , a showman named Wilkins brought an elephant to Dublin, Ireland and set up a booth near the Custom House to show it. Early on the morning of Friday the seventeenth, the booth caught fire and the poor creature was killed before Wilkins could bring it to safety. Run-Run called to his elephant. "Give an ear, Walking Mountain! To the river, magnificent one!" Run-Run climbed to the elephant's neck and took his familiar place. With a light touch of the bull hook left to him by his father, Run-Run turned the elephant toward the river below. "Go!" There Walking Mountain filled his long trunk with water.
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The message in this book, as well as the other three, is wonderful and meaningful/5. That is the tiny tail of the elephant that binds us to samsara. — • — 1 This is Okumura’s unpublished translation. Another translation is in Master Dogen’s Shobogenzo, Book 1 (Gudo Nishijima & Chodo Cross) p 2 This is Okumura’s unpublished translation of the Choenji version.
Another translation is in Shobogenzo-zuimonki: Sayings. The man who touched the leg said that the elephant was like a pillar; the one who touched its tail said that the elephant was a rope; the one who touched its trunk said it was like the branch of a tree; the one who touched the ear said it was like a fan; the one Tail of the elephant book touched his belly said it was like a wall; and the one who touched the tusk.
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