The Sphinx: An Astrological Magazine ..., Volume 1

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Catharine H. Thompson
Sphinx Publishing Company, 1899 - Astrology

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Page 380 - Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holy day, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days : which are a shadow of things to come ; but the body is of Christ.
Page 66 - Love works at the centre, Heart-heaving alway; Forth speed the strong pulses To the borders of day. "Dull Sphinx, Jove keep thy five wits; Thy sight is growing blear; Rue, myrrh and cummin for the Sphinx, Her muddy eyes to clear!
Page 65 - THE SPHINX The Sphinx is drowsy, Her wings are furled: Her ear is heavy, She broods on the world. "Who'll tell me my secret, The ages have kept? — I awaited the seer While they slumbered and slept: "The fate of the man-child, The meaning of man; Known fruit of the unknown; Daedalian plan; Out of sleeping a waking, Out of waking a sleep; Life death overtaking; Deep underneath deep?
Page 376 - We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate.
Page 369 - I will appeal to Mr. Partridge himself whether it be probable I could have been so indiscreet to begin my predictions with the only falsehood that ever was pretended to be in them? and this in an affair at home where I had so many opportunities to be exact; and must have given such advantages against me to a person of Mr.
Page 66 - Uprose the merry Sphinx, And crouched no more in stone; She melted into purple cloud, She silvered in the moon; She spired into a yellow flame; She flowered in blossoms red; She flowed into a foaming wave: She stood Monadnoc's head. Thorough a thousand voices Spoke the universal dame; "Who telleth one of my meanings Is master of all I am.
Page 367 - If I had leave to print the Latin letters transmitted to me from foreign parts, they would fill a volume, and be a full defence against all that Mr. Partridge, or his accomplices of the Portugal inquisition, will be ever able to object ; who, by the way, are the only enemies my predictions have ever met with at home or abroad.
Page 369 - I grant the latter ; for he did not die till night, as appears by the printed account of his death, in a letter to a lord ; and whether he be since revived I leave the world to judge.
Page 376 - As to those persons who speculate on making railways generally throughout the kingdom, and superseding all the canals, all the wagons, mails and stage coaches, post-chaises and, in short, every other mode of conveyance, by land and by water, we deem them and their visionary schemes unworthy of notice.
Page 368 - He has been indeed so wise, to make no objection against the truth of my predictions, except in one single point, relating to himself : and to demonstrate how much men are blinded by their own partiality, I do solemnly assure the reader, that he is the only person from whom I ever heard that objection offered ; which consideration alone, I think, will take off all its weight.

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