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If an Indian wants to kill himself and get permission to do so, he is carried through the town on a chair... Here a young man stabs himself in the flames [top]; An Indian   is shown immolating himself in the presence of a golden idol [bottom].

If an Indian wants to kill himself and get permission to do so, he is carried through the town on a chair... Here a young man stabs himself in the flames [top]; An Indian is shown immolating himself in the presence of a golden idol [bottom].

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1540
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al-Qazwînî, Zakarîyâ ibn Muhammad ibn Mahmûd (d. 682 [1283]), Author
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