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This is a group of people in the East Indies who are given over
to worshiping the devil, and whose temples and pagodas are filled with horrible
statues of him. The king of Calicut had a temple entirely filled with awful
figures of the devil, and which was lighted with the gleam of many lamps.
In the center was a copper throne, on which was seated a devil, made of
the same metal, with a large tiara on his head, three huge horns and four
others that came out of his forehead. On his tongue and in his hand were
two figures--souls, which the Indians say, he is preparing to devour. A.G.H.