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" That this stream, at certain seasons of the year, especially about the feast of Adonis, is of a bloody colour ; which the heathens looked upon as proceeding from a kind of sympathy in the river for the death of Adonis, who was killed by a wild boar in... "
Rowe's Lucan ; Grainger's Tibullus ; Fawkes's Theocritus ; Apollonuis ... - Page 208
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Memoirs of Literature: Containing a Large Account of Many Valuable ..., Volume 4

1722
...about rhc Feaft of /JJmit, is of a bloody Co" lour: Which the Heathens looked upon as pro. " ceeding from a kind of Sympathy in the River " for the Death of Monit, who was IdMed by a wild " Boar in the Mountains, out of which this Stream ter Scheffer a Fire-Rain,...
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Memoirs of Literature, Volume 4

1722
...about the Fcaft of Adimis, is of a bloody Co" lour: Which the Hesrhens looked upon as pro" ceeding from a kind of Sympathy in the River " for the Death of Admit, wbo was killed by a wild " Boar in the Mountains, out of which this Stream ter Scheffer a Fire-Rain,...
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The Spectator ...

1729
...That <Uis Stream, at .certain Seafbns of fhe Year, efpeciaHy about the Feaft of Adonis, is of a bloody Colour ; which the Heathens looked upon as proceeding...wild Boar in the Mountains^ out of which this Stream rifes. Something like this we faw actually come to pafs; 'forthe Water was ft.iinVltoa furprizing Rednefs...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1738
...this Stream, at certain Seafons of the Year, efpecially about the Feaft of Adunis,. is of a bloody Colour ; which the Heathens looked upon as proceeding...Sympathy in the River for the Death of Adonis, who was kili'd by a wild Boar in the Mountains, out of which this Stream rifes. Something like this we faw...
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A Familiar Explanation of the Poetical Works of Milton: To which is Prefixed ...

William Dodd - 1762 - 144 pages
...That this Stream at certain Seafons of the Year, efpecially about the Feaft of Adonis, is of a bloody Colour ; which the Heathens looked upon as proceeding...wild Boar in the Mountains, out of which this Stream rifes. Something like this we Jaw aftually come to pafs ; for the Water was ftained to a furprifing...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 8

John Wesley - 1785
...That this ftream, at certain feafons of the year, efpecially about the feaft of Adonis, is of a bloody colour; which the Heathens looked upon as proceeding from a kind of fympathy in the river, for the death of Adonis, who was killed by a wild Boar in the mountains, out...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1778
...That this ftream, at certain fcafons of the year, elpeciaily about the feaft of Adoni-, is of a bloody colour ; which the heathens looked upon as proceeding from a kind of fymparhy in the river for the death of Adonis, who was k lied by a wild hear in the mountains, out...
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The idyllia, epigrams, and fragments, of Theocritus, Bion, and ..., Volume 1

Theocritus (of Syracuse) - 1792
...Adonis, is of a bloody color, which the heathens looked upon ' as proceeding from a kind of fympathy in the river for the ' death of Adonis, who was killed by a wild boar in the moun' tains, out of which this itream rifes. Something like this we ' faw actually come to pafs ; for...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...certain " seasons of the year, especially ahout the feast of Adonis, " is of a hloosly colour; which she Heathens looked upon " as proceeding from a kind of...the river for " the death of Adonis, who was killed hy a wild hoar in ' the mountains, cut of which this ssream rises. Some*' thing like this we saw...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...year, especially about the feast of Adonis, is of a bloody colour ; which the heathens looked tipon as proceeding from a kind of sympathy in the river...actually come to pass ; for the water was stained to a surprizing redness ; and as we observed in travelling, had discoloured the sea a great way into a reddish...
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