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In many instances a secret ceremonial object is used,—a bull roarer in the rain making ceremonies.
The bull-roarer, indeed, is an instrument of tone and noise that is to be found only among relatively primitive peoples.
Nevertheless, there has been discovered, again among the Bushmen, a form of bull-roarer of an especially primitive character.
This tone, however, is not capable of further perfection, so that no other musical instrument developed from the bull-roarer.
Here it is employed as an instrument of noise and magic, similarly to the bull-roarer of the Australians.
Once in the stable they halted, and Bronco, still seeking information, faced Roarer.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
Let us see the best roarer that ever strained his lungs for twelve pence out-mouth me!
KENILWORTHSIR WALTER SCOTT
Roarer went to the window, and like the prophet of old contemplated the Promised Land that his feet were not to tread.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
"That's what I say," endorsed Roarer, while Holy expressed his sentiments more forcibly.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
Bronco, Holy and Roarer cast surreptitious glances at the ear-marks and brand of the cow.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER

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