A New System: Or, An Analysis of Antient Mythology ...

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Page 68 - And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nahor : and they served other gods.
Page 213 - He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; He breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; He burneth the chariot in the fire. Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.
Page 68 - For they left the way of their ancestors, and worshipped the God of heaven, the God whom they knew: so they cast them out from the face of their gods, and they fled into Mesopotamia, and sojourned there many days.
Page 305 - Observations and Inquiries relating to various parts of Ancient History: containing Dissertations on the wind Euroclydon, and on the Island Melite, together with an account of Egypt in its most early state, and of the Shepherd Kings...
Page 176 - Damascus was thy merchant In the multitude of the wares of thy making, For the multitude of all riches, In the wine of Helbon and white wool.
Page 69 - And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.
Page 382 - NORD-OST, north-east ; though, according to the present compass divided into xxxn., euroaquilo answers nearest to OST-NORD-OST, east-north-east ; which is the very wind that would directly drive the ship from Crete to the African Syrtis, according to the pilot's fears, in the 1/th verse.
Page 165 - Excisum Euboicae latus ingens rupis in antrum, Quo lati ducunt aditus centum, ostia centum; Unde ruunt totidem voces, responsa Sibyllae. Ventum erat ad limen, cum virgo, ' Poscere fata 45 'Tempus,
Page 200 - It was usual, with much labour, to place one vast stone upon another for a religious memorial : the stones thus placed, they oftentimes poised so equally, that they were affected with the least external force ; nay, a breath of wind would sometimes make them vibrate.
Page 201 - ... names we shelter ourselves, whenever we are ignorant, and bewildered. But they were the operations of a very remote age ; probably before the time, when the Druids, or Celtae, were first known.

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