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The Diamond: A Study in Chinese and Hellenistic Folk-Lore - Laufer, Berthold
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The first fifteen pages of this learned study are the ones of chief interest to students of the classics. In the "Memoirs of the Four Worthies or Lords of the Liang Dynasty," written by Chang Y???e (667-730 A.D.), a story is told about an island in the Western Sea (Mediterranean) where there is an inaccessible ravine in which precious stones lie. The inhabitants throw flesh into this ravine. Birds pick up the flesh in their beaks and as they fly, they drop the precious stones. The men of the country are clever workers of ...

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