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The Gods of Pegana

By Dunsany, Lord

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Book Id: WPLBN0000152735
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Reproduction Date: 2005
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Title: The Gods of Pegana  
Author: Dunsany, Lord
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Introduction: Before there stood gods upon Olympus, or ever Allah was Allah, had wrought and rested MANA-YOOD-SUSHAI. There are in Pegana -- Mung and Sish and Kib, and the maker of all small gods, who is MANA-YOOD-SUSHAI. Moreover, we have a faith in Roon and Slid. And it has been said of old that all things that have been were wrought by the small gods, excepting only MANA-YOOD-SUSHAI, who made the gods and hath thereafter rested. And none may pray to MANA-YOOD-SUSHAI but only the gods whom he hath made. But at the Last will MANA-YOOD-SUSHAI forget to rest, and will make again new gods and other worlds, and will destroy the gods whom he hath made. And the gods and the worlds shall depart, and there shall be only MANA-YOOD-SUSHAI.

Table of Contents
· PREFACE · The Gods of Pegana · Introduction · Of Skarl the Drummer · Of the Making of the Worlds · Of the Game of the Gods · The Chaunt of the Gods · The Sayings of Kib (Sender of Life in all the Worlds) · Concerning Sish (The Destroyer of Hours) · The Sayings of Slid (Whose Soul is by the Sea) · The Deeds of Mung (Lord of all Deaths between Pegana and the Rim) · The Chaunt of the Priests · The Sayings of Limpang-Tung (The God of Mirth and of Melodious Minstrels) · Of Yoharneth-Lahai ( The God of Little Dreams and Fancies) · Of Roon, the God of Going and the Thousand Home Gods · The Revolt of the Home Gods · Of Dorozhand (Whose Eyes Regard the End) · The Eye in the Waste · Of the Thing that is Neither God nor Beast · Yonath the Prophet · Yug the Prophet · Alhireth-Hotep the Prophet · Kabok the Prophet · Of the Calamity that Befel Yun-Ilara by the Sea, and of the Building of the Tower of the Ending of Days · Of How the Gods Whelmed Sidith · Of how Imbaun Became High Prophet in Aradec of All the Gods save One · Of how Imbaun met Zodrak · Pegana · The Sayings of Imbaun · Of how Imbaun Spake of Death to the King · Of Ood · The River · The Bird of Doom and the End


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