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He gave Night as the original Element. In the current Orphic Rhapsodiae, the
theology concerning the Intelligible is roughly as follows: for the One original
Element, Time; for the Two, Aether and Chaos; and in the place 1 The Orphics
are not ...
The axle in the naves gave forth a pipe-like sound as it glowed (for it was driven
round by the two whirling circles (wheels) at each end) whenever the maidens,
daughters of the Sun, having left the Palace of Night, hastened their driving ...
This (other) also is by itself and opposite: dark Night, a dense and heavy body.
This world- order I describe to you throughout as it appears with all its
phenomena, in order that no intellect of mortal men may outstrip you.1 9. But
since all things ...
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