A New System; Or, An Analysis of Antient Mythology:: Wherein an Attempt is Made to Divest Tradition of Fable; and to Reduce the Truth to Its Original Purity,
J. Walker; W. J. and J. Richardson; R. Faulder and Son; R. Lea; J. Nunn; Cuthell and Martin; H.D. Symonds; Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe; E. Jeffery; Lackington, Allen, and Company; J. Booker; Black, Parry, and Kingsbury; J. Asperne; J. Murray; and J. Harris., 1807 - History, Ancient
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Page 374 - But since we left off to burn incense to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto her, we have wanted all things, and have been consumed by the sword and by the famine.
Page 237 - Summe deum, sancti custos Soractis Apollo, 785 quem primi colimus, cui pineus ardor acervo pascitur et medium freti pietate per ignem cultores multa premimus vestigia pruna, da, pater, hoc nostris aboleri dedecus armis, omnipotens. Non exuvias pulsaeve tropaeum 790 virginis aut spolia ulla peto (mihi cetera laudem facta ferent) : haec dira meo dum vulnere pestis pulsa cadat, patrias remeabo inglorius urbes.
Page xiii - Observations upon the Plagues inflicted upon the Egyptians ; in which is shewn the Peculiarity of those Judgments, and their Correspondence with the Rites and Idolatry of that People ; with a prefatory discourse concerning the Grecian colonies from Egypt/
Page 374 - It is said of Cecrops that he first offered up this sort of sweet bread. Hence we may judge of the antiquity of the custom, from the times to which Cecrops is referred. The prophet Jeremiah takes notice of this kind of offering, when he is speaking of the Jewish women at Pathros, in Egypt, and of their base idolatry ; in all which their husbands had encouraged them. The women, in their expostulation upon his rebuke, tell him : " Did we make her cakes to worship her?
Page 58 - There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
Page 10 - And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord. Wherefore it is said, even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord. And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Page 292 - But he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, yea, and made his son to pass through the fire, according to the abominations of the heathen, whom the Lord cast out from before the children of Israel. And he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places, and on the hills, and under every green tree.
Page 244 - That walk to go down into Egypt, and have not asked at my mouth ; to strengthen themselves in the strength of Pharaoh, and to trust in the shadow of Egypt...