A Dissertation on the Mysteries of the Cabiri: Or, The Great Gods of Phenicia, Samothrace, Egypt, Troas, Greece, Italy, and Crete; Being an Attempt to Deduce the Several Orgies of Isis, Ceres, Mithras, Bacchus, Rhea, Adonis, and Hecate, from a Union of the Rites Commemorative of the Deluge with the Adoration of the Hosts of Heaven, Volume 1
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according accordingly Æneid Agruerus alfo allegorical allusion Amynus ancient Apoll Apollo Apollodorus appellation apprehend apud Argon Argos arkite Atlas Bacchus Beotia Bibl bull Cabiri called Ceres compounded Corybantes Crete Cronus Dagon Dardanus daughter deity deluge denominated Derceto derived described diluvian Diod Dionys Dioscori divine Egypt Egyptian fable faid fame person father feigned folar fuppofed genealogy Geog goddess gods Greeks heifer Hercules hereafter Herod Hindoo Hist Ibid Inachus infernal Isis Juno Jupiter Lycoph mentions Mercury Minerva Misor Mizraim Moon mother Mysteries Neptune Noah Noetic Ark Nonnus observed Ocean offspring Orph Osiris patriarch Noah Paus Phenician Pluto Proserpine Protogonus Rhea rites sacred Sanchoniatho Saturn Schol serpent Shem signifies solar deity solar Noah Strab Styx superstition supposed Sydyk symbolical Telchines temple tion Titans tradition Typhon Tzet Tzetzes Uranus Venus Vide infra chap Vulcan whence word worshipped
Page 109 - And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on, so that I come again to my father's house in peace; then shall the LORD be my God: and this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house: and of all that thou shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee.
Page 33 - The earth also was corrupt before God ; and the earth was filled with violence. And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt ; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
Page 217 - And see, if it goeth up by the way of his own coast to Beth-shemesh, then he hath done us this great evil: but if not, then we shall know that it is not his hand that smote us; it was a chance that happened to us.
Page 229 - And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the Lord, and He heard me ; out of the belly of hell cried I, and Thou heardest my voice.
Page 24 - ... no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists...
Page 229 - The waters compassed me about even to the soul : the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head. I went down to the bottom of the mountains ; the earth with her bars was about me for ever : yet hast Thou brought up my life from corruption, O Lord my God.
Page 291 - Hela's drear abode. Him the Dog of Darkness spied, His shaggy throat he open'd wide, While from his jaws, with carnage fill'd, Foam and human gore distill'd : Hoarse he bays with hideous din, Eyes that glow, and fangs that grin : And long pursues, with fruitless yell, The father of the powerful spell.
Page 274 - As twice to pass th' innavigable lake; Receive my counsel. In the neighb'ring grove There stands a tree; the queen of Stygian Jove Claims it her own; thick woods and gloomy night Conceal the happy plant from human sight. One bough it bears; but (wondrous to behold!) The...
Page 267 - Far on the right, her dogs foul Scylla hides '. Charybdis roaring on the left presides, And in her greedy whirlpool sucks the tides, Then spouts them from below : with fury driven, The waves mount up, and wash the face of heaven. But Scylla from her den, with open jaws, The sinking vessel in her eddy draws, Then dashes on the rocks.